Mantua Maker 1750-1900 Fingerless Mittens Pattern
Late Georgian, Regency, and Victorian Mitts Pattern #1800-5
Best Suited for late 18th C through 1850s
Early in this period, gloves and light mittens were worn to keep the arms and hands protected from the sun. White skin was very fashionable, very upper class. A fingerless mitten of the type in this pattern would be worn in order to be fashionable while having access to the free use of the fingers.
This pattern includes 3 pages of instructions with historical tips, and 1 pattern sheet. It is printed on bond paper, and enclosed in a resealable plastic envelope.
All sizes Petite – X-large are included. Length: 10.5" – 12"
Included are options for the simple Victorian-style mittens and for the flap used in earlier years. They can be made short or long.
Complete your ensemble with mitts made in wool or linen for day wear or lace for evening events.