The short sleeved gowns of the 18th C. left the arms of their wearers uncovered. That’s why the fingerless mittens weren’t just fashionable accessories, but provided warmth even in a cold homestead. This way a lady could keep herself warm while still being able to work on delicate projects like needlework or embroidery. The pattern is given in one modern size only. Because of its simple shape it is easy to adapt according to your needs if your size differs.
Size 8 / Medium