Choose a fabric that reflects your personal style. The type of fabric should depend on how warm and protective you want the mittens to be.Michael Blann/Digital Vision/Getty Images
Lay the fabric flat on your work surface. Place your left hand on top of the fabric with your little finger, ring finger and middle finger all closed together; leave a 2-inch gap between the tip of your middle finger and your index finger and a 2-inch gap between the tip of your thumb and the side of your index finger.
Choose a type of pen that will not bleed or smudge on fabric.Michael Blann/Lifesize/Getty Images
Draw around your hand while it is still in this position, leaving a 1-inch gap around the edge of your hand and fingers. Carefully cut out the fabric outline with the scissors. Lay the cut-out piece of fabric on top of another piece of fabric and trace around the edges with the pen. Cut out the second piece of fabric.
- 3). Repeat steps 1 and 2, tracing the outline of your right hand instead of your left.
A pin cushion will safely store your pins while they are not being used.Jupiterimages/Polka Dot/Getty Images
Take the two pieces of fabric that will make up the left-hand mitten and place them on top of each other with the outer sides of the fabric facing inwards. Pin the edges of the two pieces of fabric together with sewing pins.
Remember to remove the sewing pins as you go along.Jupiterimages/Polka Dot/Getty Images
Sew around the edges of the mittens, leaving a 1 cm gap from the edge. Cut out the excess fabric left in between the middle finger and the index finger, and the index finger and the thumb.
- 6). Repeat step 5 with the right-hand mitten. Turn each mitten inside out, ensuring that no sewing pins are left in the fabric.