Victory Patterns Atlas Mitten

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Buy the Atlas Mitten sewing pattern from Victory Patterns. These may be the warmest and most stylish mittens you’ll ever wear. Designed for use with mostly upcycled materials, such as recycled knit sweaters, wool and leather goods, there are several fabrication options for you to personalise these mittens to your taste. The mittens are fully lined to keep your ten digits warm all winter, while making sure that when you’re packing snowballs you’ll look good doing it!

View 1: Knit or wool face with leather palm and faux fur cuff.

View 2: Knit or wool face with leather palm and rib knit cuff.

View 3: Common fabric throughout the face and palm of the mitten with either faux fur or ribbing cuff. For this view, it is suggested to use wool for the outer layer. The recycled knit sweater is not recommended for the palm as it likely has more stretch than is ideal, which will produce a larger mitten size. Alternatively, you can use leather for the entire outer layer of the mitten.

Bonus: The Atlas Mitten pattern includes a free embroidery pattern featuring two beautiful folky floral motifs. They go perfectly with the Atlas Mitten, especially if you’re making it with a solid colour wool. If you’re new to embroidery, this is a great starter project.

This sewing pattern is available to buy in the following formats:

– PDF (available to download immediately after purchase). What is a PDF?

– PDF pattern + Printed A0 copy shop (We print out the A0 pattern sheets, but you’ll need to download the digital instructions, as we don’t print these. The PDF files will be emailed immediately after purchase, and the A0 pattern sheets will be dispatched next working day). What is Copy Shop?

Suggested fabrics:

Fabric 1 (Mitten): Felted sweater or medium to heavy weight wool.

Fabric 2 (Leather palm): Recycled leather with soft, pliable hand.

Fabric 3 (Faux fur cuff): Faux fur (pile should be approximately 3/4″-1″).

Fabric 4 (Ribbing cuff): Medium to heavy weight (260-300 gsm) 2 x 2 rib knit appropriate for a cuff (or if your sweater has a ribbed sleeve cuff, consider using this as the cuff for your mitten).

Fabric 5 (Lining): Polar fleece or sweater fleece knit.

Fabric 6 (Optional insulation lining; if you live in a very cold climate, this layer will add extra warmth): Thin density wool, Pellon Insul-fleece or similar.

Fabric requirementsSee chart in image gallery.

SizingXS – XXL. Please check the size chart and finished garment measurements.

Notions: All-purpose thread; hard paper for tracing pattern onto; walking foot (optional); size 14-16 universal sewing machine needle (or leather needle if sewing with thick leather) // Views 1 and 2: Hand sewing needle; wonder clips or small binder clips // View 1: X-acto knife.

PDF pattern includes: Instructions (14 pages); print-at-home pattern (10 pages); 36″ copy shop pattern (1 sheet, 36″ x 31″); A3 copy shop pattern (1 sheet).

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Additional information


Leather, Wools

Make time

Half a day

Sewing level

Confident Beginner

Pattern format

PDF, PDF pattern + Printed copy shop (+£5.00)

PDF Printing

10 pages

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