These muffs are like a glove with the short fingers, that go up to the elbow . Great for dressier 18th century outfits with the shorter sleeves to keep your entire arm warm on those chilly days. These muffs are period accurate with no ribbing. They are shaped to fit your wrist and arm with a knit in gore at the thumb that makes them fit your hands too. Medium weight preshrunk very soft hand spun yarn is used for these hand knit long mitts.