I made these mitties because my niece is a thumb sucker, so I figured she needed some thumbless mitts:
I roped Hanne into modeling them for me. Hanne normally wears socks on her hands, if anything, when we go out in the cold. She was completely fascinated. First she checked them out:
Then she showed them to me:
Then she tried clasping her hands together:
Then she showed them off to Lando:
And finally, the test run wouldn't be complete if she didn't try walking in them:
Good thing she's not old enough to be mad that they're not hers!
Here's the pattern