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Crystal Palace Yarns - free crocheted glove pattern

 

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Merino 5 - 100% merino wool

Crocheted Fingerless Gloves

Designed by Cathy Campbell for Crystal Palace Yarns

Description:  These easy crocheted gloves are made to fit, well, like a glove.  They are done in sc with a dc bottom edge and stitch increasing for the thumb gusset.  Optional flower motif and bottom accent make them extra special.  The sizes are done using different gauges with different sized hooks.

Use the Stitch Red color, Crystal Palace Merino-5 'Crimson", to support heart health.  Crystal Palace will donate 5% of the sales of this color to the Foundation for the National Institutes of Health (FNIH) on behalf of The Heart Truth® and the Stitch Red Project.

Level:  Easy/Intermediate (sc, hdc, dc and stitch increases used)

Size:  S (M, L)
Hand Circumference: 
~7 (7½, 8)" unstretched
Sample is shown in size S.

Materials:

Gauge for size S:  3¾ sc and 4½ rows = 1" (shown)
Gauge for size M:
 3½ sc and 4½ rows = 1"
Gauge for size L:
 3¼ sc and 4¼ rows = 1"

Abbreviations:  beg- beginning; ch- chain; dc- double crochet; hdc- half double crochet; rem- remaining; rnd- round; sc- single crochet; sl st- slip stitch; st(s)- stitches

INSTRUCTIONS

Gloves (make 2):
Ch 26.  Join with sl st.  Place marker to mark beg of rnd.  (You will slip the marker up at the beg of each rnd.)
Rnd 1:  Ch 3, work dc in next and each rem st. [26 sts]
Rnd 2:  Work sc in each dc.
Rnd 3:  Work sc in each sc.
Repeat Rnd 3 until piece measures 4".

Note:  Except for the first rnd and last rnd of the glove, you will not join the rnds with a sl st.  Instead, you will just continue to work sc in a spiral.

Begin Thumb Gusset:
Next Rnd:  (2 sc in next sc) 2x, sc in each rem sc. [28 sts]
Next Rnd:  sc in each sc around.
Next Rnd:  2 sc in 1st sc, work sc in next 2 sc, 2 sc in next sc, sc in each rem sc. [30 sts]
Next Rnd:  sc in each sc around.
Next Rnd:  2 sc in 1st sc, work sc in next 4 sc, 2 sc in next sc, sc in each rem sc. [32 sts]
Next Rnd:  sc in each sc around.
Next Rnd:  2 sc in 1st sc, work sc in next 6 sc, 2 sc in next sc, sc in each rem sc. [34 sts]
Next Rnd:  sc in each sc around.
Next Rnd:  2 sc in 1st sc, work sc in next 8 sc, 2 sc in next sc, sc in each rem sc. [36 sts]
Next Rnd:  sc in each sc around.
Next Rnd:  sc in 1st sc, skip 10 sc and sc in next st, pulling taut to connect thumb gusset, sc in each rem sc. [26 sts].

Continue to work sc's in each sc until piece measures just above beg of fingers (~1½" from top of thumb gusset).  Join last rnd with sl st.  Remove marker and fasten off.  Weave in ends.

Flower (optional):
Ch 6.  Join with sl st in 1st ch to form a ring.
Rnd 1:  Work 12 sc in ring.  Join rnd with a sl st.
Rnd 2:  (Ch 3, skip 1 sc, sc in next sc), repeat around.  (6 loops made)
Rnd 3:  [Work (1 sc, 3 hdc, 1 sc) in space made by loop], repeat around.  Join rnd with sl st.  (6 petals made)

Fasten off.  Sew flower to back of cuff at desired placement.  Sew one of each size button in center with the larger one underneath.  (Larger button should overlap the first rnd of flower.)  Weave in ends.

Pattern Copyright 2012 Crystal Palace Yarns/Straw Into Gold, Inc. - We are happy to share this pattern with knitters. The pattern may be used for non-commercial personal or knitting guild use. It is not to be used in any publication in print nor should it be reproduced in electronic/digital format without permission. Shops carrying Crystal Palace Yarns are welcome to print and share this pattern with customers of our yarns.

 

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February 2012