Friday, September 5, 2014

Easy Crochet Patterns for Fingerless Gloves

Easy Crochet Patterns for Fingerless Gloves

Here in South Africa we are in spring but the days still have a slight chill in the air and in other parts of the world they are heading for winter. I do not know how cold it is there at the moment but I thought maybe this crochet pattern will come in handy. Both here and world wide. This is a very easy pattern and it can be made 

I found this on Getting Hooked Like me she is interested in many crafty things and has blogs on the things she loves doing and one of them of-course is crochet. Here is her pattern, it the bottom she has photo instructions on how to put the gloves together and how to make space for the thumb. Hope you enjoy making this for yourself or family.

Lacey Crochet Fingerless Gloves
Size F hook
Med. weight yarn (4), shown in Red Heart Collage in Blue Wave
                   
This pattern is for a ladies size medium
Abbreviations used:
St – stitch
 Slst – slip stitch
Ch – chain
Sc- single crochet
Bpsc – back post single crochet
Dc – double crochet
Fnst - Fan stitch – 2 dc, ch 1, 2 dc, all in same space
Hfnst - Half fan stitch – dc, ch 1, dc, all in same space
PATTERN
Make 2
You will start with the cuff, it is worked in rows and then sewn together to make a tube.  You will work in the back loop to make a stretchable cuff.
Row 1: ch 11, sc in 2nd ch from hook and in each ch across, ch1, turn (10 sc)
Row 2: sc in first sc, bpsc (picture#1) in the other 9 sc across, ch1, turn (10 sc)
Rows 3- 32: repeat row 2 (32 rows total) be sure to regular sc in first st, and bpsc in the other 9, this will give a ridged look (picture#2)
Fasten off leaving long tail for sewing.  Whip stitch together to make a tube. (picture#3)

Now you will begin the palm of the glove, working in rounds
Round 1: Attach the yarn with a slst to either end of the cuff,(picture#4) ch 1, sc in same spot slst was made, sc evenly around cuff for a total of 32 sc, join with slst to first sc
Round 2: ch2 (counts as 1st dc in fnst)(picture#5), dc in same st as slst, ch 1, 2 dc in same st (1 fnst made)(picture#6),* skip next 4 st, in the fith st (2 dc, ch 1, 2 dc) Fnst made* repeat from * to * 4 more times, skip 3 st, in the 4th st (1 dc, ch 1, 1 dc) hfnst made(picture#11), join with slst to top of ch2 at beginning of round (picture#7) (6 fnst, 1 hfnst)
Round 3:  slst in next dc, slst into ch 1 space (picture#8), ch 2(picture#9), dc, ch1, 2dc all in same ch 1 space (fnst),* fnst  in next ch 1 space * repeat form *to * 4 more times (picture#10),  hfnst in the ch 1 space of hfnst in previous round (picture#11), join with slst to top of ch2 at beginning of round (6 fnst, 1 hfnst)
Round 4-6: repeat round 3 (you can lengthen or shorten the glove at this point, if you have a smaller hand do not make as many rounds, if you want your glove to cover more of your wrist and forearms you can add more rounds.
Round 7: beginning of thumb opening: Continue same as round 2 until you complete 6 fans stitches, turn
Round 8:  slst in next 2 dc, slst in ch 1 space, ch2, dc, ch 1, 2 dc in same ch 1 space (picture#12).  Continue fnst around ch1 spaces (6 fnst) ch3; join round with slst to top of ch 2 of beginning of same round (picture#13), ch 1, turn
Round 9: slst in next 3 ch (picture#14),  slst in next 2 dc, slst in ch 1 space(picture#15),  ch2, dc , ch 1, 2 dc in same space,  continue fnst around in ch 1 sp for a total of 6 fnst, in 2nd slst work hfnst (picture#16), join with  slst to top of ch 2 at beginning of round

Round 10-11: Repeat row 2, fasten off and weave in all ends, glove complete ;-)!




















































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