Outlander Claire Gloves

Fingerless gloves knitting pattern

This Outlander Claire fingerless gloves pattern will allow you to practice knitting a simple rib stitch and the finished mitts will look great made with any yarn in any colour.

I wanted to share with you another free knitting pattern that has been inspired by the TV show Outlander.

This is the sixth pattern in my Outlander collection, you can see the first – the Fraser’s Ridge flat knit fingerless mittens here.

*Scroll down for the printable pattern and don’t forget to pin and share!*

Outlander Claire fingerless gloves knitting pattern free


If you have been watching the Outlander TV series, you have probably noticed the beautiful knitted pieces that main character Claire wears, including her ribbed brown fingerless mittens.

Claire is seen wearing them as hand and wrist warmers, but in my design, I left a gap for my thumb, so they can be worn either way.

They can be made in any colour, I made mine in brown natural wool, so not only are they warm they are really soft to wear.

outlander-jamie-claireImage source – Starz

Outlander Knitting Patterns

Whenever I watch Outlander I just love to look at the costumes and see how beautifully they are pieced together.

I think that everything about the show really transports you to another place when you watch.

I don’t have a Jamie, but I do have Jason (my doggo) who just happens to be a very handsome redhead and agreed to appear in the photograph below for a biscuit!

Outlander wristlet knitting pattern

Outlander Knits

I wanted to make a collection of knits that are inspired by both Claire and her daughter Brianna, from mitts to scarves.

You can see a roundup of Outlander Knitting Patterns here.

You can also see the first five patterns in my Outlander collection here;

Outlander ribbed cuffs pattern

Outlander Claire Fingerless Mittens

The Outlander Claire fingerless gloves are perfect for the colder weather, as they have been knit with medium weight yarn (04), in La Mia natural wool (100g) colour brown H5.

Using knit and purl stitches, you will create ribbing, knit flat – either on straight or circular needles (but not joining in the round).

The thumb hole is explained in the pattern and is easy to do, you just leave a gap when you seam the mittens.

Ribbed fingerless mittens pattern

The Knitting Basics

The Outlander Claire gloves use basic knitting stitches – knitting and purling to create the design.

To make this pattern you will need to know the following:

Outlander fingerless gloves pattern


For more knitted mittens you may also be interested in:

Easy fingerless gloves free pattern

Fingerless Gloves Pattern

Make this pair of fingerless mitts with the easy to print out pattern below, then come back and let me know what you think in the comments or leave a review!

Ribbed fingerless gloves pattern

Yield: One pair of ribbed fingerless mittens

Ribbed Fingerless Gloves Pattern

The Outlander Claire fingerless gloves are perfect for the colder weather and can be made by any skill level.
Active Time 2 hours
Total Time 2 hours
Difficulty Easy/beginner


  • 1 x skein of any medium weight yarn (04) 100g
  • I used La Mia Natural Wool in the colour brown H5.


  • 5mm (US 8) straight knitting needles or 16" circular knitting needles (not to join in the round)
  • Tape measure
  • Darning needle
  • Scissors


  1. CO 40 sts
  2. K1, P1 - ever row until the piece measures 9 inches (or you can decide on your own length)
  3. Cast off - in rib

Making up

  1. Stitch the side seam using the invisible seam stitch.
  2. Start by stitching the length of the wrist for 5 inches, leave a gap of 2 inches for the thumb hole and then stitch a further 2 inches to close the top of the mitts.


Size - Women's small/medium

Length = 9 inches

Width (laying flat and unstretched) = 3 inches

Thumb hole = 2 inches

Gauge = 10 sts in 10 rows in 2 inches.


CO - cast on

Cont - Continue

K – knit

P - purl

St(s) – stitch(es)

Rep - repeat

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