Study Buddy Mitts


So you’ve learned the knitting basics, like casting-on, the knit and purl stitches and binding-off – but now what? The Study Buddy Mitts is a great skill-builder pattern and includes links to photo tutorials for each technique used.

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Size: S/M (L/XL) 

To Fit Hand Circumference: Approx 7-7.5 (8-8.5)”/18-19 (20-22) cm 

Measure around your palm under your knuckles, excluding your thumb. 

Finished Measurements: 

Circumference: 6.25 (7.5)”/16 (19) cm 

Length: 7.25 (8)”/18 (20) cm 

Note: adjusting size is easy – visit my tips page for more details! 

Gauge: 15 sts & 28 rows = 4” in Garter St* 

*Exact gauge is not critical but it will affect your finished measurement and yarn usage. 

Yarn: approx 80 (110) yds of Aran/Bulky-weight yarn, shown in Mercado by Berroco (100% Wool; 100g = 164 yds), 1 skein, Verde. 

Needles & Supplies:

  • Two pairs of US 10/6 mm 24” circ or straight needles, or size needed to obtain gauge.
  • US 10.5/6.5 mm 24”/60 cm circ (or straight needles), or 1 needle size larger than that used to obtain gauge (used for cast-on and bind-off). 
  • Stitch markers.
  • Optional: Removable marker (to mark RS of work).
  • Tapestry needle to weave in ends.


  • Mitts are worked flat & lengthwise in Garter st
  • A slip stitch/i-cord edge is featured along one of the sides.
  • The thumbhole is created half-way, using a combination of techniques that ensure a stable opening.
  • After body of mitt is completed, stitches are picked up along cast-on edge & mitt is folded in half, using the Three Needle Bind-Off to attach together.