DIY Upcycled Sweater Mittens

Learn how to make the coziest pair of mittens ever, using upcycled wool sweaters.

These mittens were designed to hug your hands with warmth and comfort and are long enough for optimal wrist coverage.

This is a fun sewing project that sews up quickly and is easy enough for a beginner seamstress.

Guided video segments make sewing a pair of mittens a snap!

Complete downloadable PDF pattern included with enrollment


Adult XS,S,M,L,XL,XXL and Child Size Large


Infant & Child Pattern Included

We can’t forget the little hands!

Same cozy design as the adult sizes, but this pattern has been modified for small hands, including a basic infant mitten without the thumbs.

You will learn how to measure your hands to get the perfect custom fit.

All you will need for this project is:

  • Sewing machine
  • Measuring tape
  • Scissors (paper and fabric)
  • Pins
  • Safety pins
  • Upcycled felted wool sweaters, polar fleece, or mix blend sweaters
  • Fleece or thin sweater for lining
  • Embroidery floss, buttons for optional embellishment

*Watching the free "DIY Sweater Upcycling Class" is encouraged before taking this class.

If you have questions or concerns along the way, I will be there to help you!

Your Instructor

Jan Howell
Jan Howell

A little on the whimsy side, Jan Howell is designer, seamstress, and graphic artist that loves creating items that have unique colors, texture, and a purpose. Jan began sewing at the age of 12 where she realized her passion for the art and has been sewing ever since.

Not only does she find joy in creating things for her home and family, Jan loves being able to teach others to do the same. Her simple, down to earth teaching style gives others the opportunity to create something with their own hands. Creating does NOT need to be complicated!

Jan has been a featured designer on Craftsy, Makerist, and in Kindred Stitches Magazine. Her patterns have been available online since 2009.

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Frequently Asked Questions

When does the course start and finish?
The course starts now and never ends! It is a completely self-paced online course - you decide when you start and when you finish.
How long do I have access to the course?
How does lifetime access sound? After enrolling, you have unlimited access to this course for as long as you like - across any and all devices you own.
What if I am unhappy with the course?
I would never want you to be unhappy! If you are unsatisfied with your purchase, contact me in the first 30 days and we will give you a full refund.

"Great pattern. Made five pairs in different sizes for Christmas gifts".

- Sheila

"Easy to follow instructions, many many sizes! I was making mittens in minutes and I am an 'experienced beginner' sewer"

- Caire

"Best mittens pattern I've come across!"

- Michelle