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Sea Animal Mittens – free pattern for fleece!

It’s getting colder here! Is it getting colder there too? Yes, I am down in Florida but we need mittens too. Sometimes.


So a few years I designed these Sea Animal Mittens for my kids. During the non-cold months we play with them like puppets. Okay, during 11 months of the year, lol.

I was selling the pattern for a while, but now I’d like to offer it to my blog readers for free. So excuse the amateur photography. I was just getting started.

The pattern includes instructions and pattern pieces for 5 different kinds of mittens, including the clownfish above and a similar tropical fish…


A sea turtle…


A crocodile…


And a killer whale.


Since these mittens are puppet-like, the thumb spots are in unorthodox places – in the fish’s fin, whale’s mouth, and turtle’s leg, for example. This doesn’t prevent the mittens from doing their main job – to keep little hands warm, but it might prevent dexterity. However, what mitten doesn’t!

Click here to get the free pattern.

Merry Christmas!


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3 Comments

  1. Cristel Van Holder-De Smet says:

    omg so cute and you can use the same pattern to make wash clothes for the (grand)childeren. Thanks so very much for the patterns and very merry Chritmas to you and yours.

  2. Thank you for the pattern, I am going to make my son-in-law the crocodile…and my daughter is going to get the turtle (LOL)

  3. Pauline Ann Perry says:

    Dear Caroline – thank you so much for all of your wonderful free patterns – which make it possible for lots of people on a tight budget to make beautiful things. These animal mittens are wonderful and I will be making some for my 5 grandchildren.
    Pauline Ann Perry
    perry94022 at hotmail dot com

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