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Crystal Palace Yarns - FREE PATTERN - Crochet

  

Mochi Plus

Everyday Fingerless Gloves

Designed by Cathy Campbell

Description:  These mitts, done in Mochi Plus and double crochet, are comfortable, warm, stylish and perfect to dress up your everyday outfits.  They are worked in a spiral instead of joining each round.  Try the matching Everyday Hat for a lovely, everyday ensemble.

Level:  Easy - Intermediate (working in rnd, sc foundation, dc, hdc, sc, sl st)

Size:  7" circumference at hand, unstretched

Materials: 

  • 1 ball of Crystal Palace Mochi Plus (shown in 629 "Cherries Jubilee")
  • Crystal Palace Bamboo crochet hook in size H, or size needed for gauge
  • Stitch marker (to mark beginning of rnd)
  • Tapestry needle (or you can use crochet hook to weave in ends)

Gauge:  3.25 dc = 1" on larger hook

Abbreviations:  ch- chain; dc- double crochet; dec- decrease; hdc- half double crochet; rnd- round; sc- single crochet; sl st- slip stitch; st(s)- stitch(es)

 

INSTRUCTIONS

Foundation Rnd:  Make a 24-st Sc Foundation.  Join with sl st.  (There are many tutorials for Sc Foundation on YouTube.)

 

For the rest of the glove, you will work in a continuous spiral rather than joining each round with a sl st.

 

Rnd 1:  Ch 3, dc in next and each other sc around.

Rnd 2:   Work dc in each dc around. 

 

Repeat Rnd 2 until piece measures ~4". 

 

Begin Thumb Gusset:

Rnd 1: (Work 2 dc in next dc) 2 times, work dc in each rem dc around.   [26 dc]

Rnd 2:  Work 2 dc in next dc, work dc in each of next 2 dc, work 2 dc in next dc, work dc in each rem dc around.   [28 dc]

Rnd 3:   Work 2 dc in next dc, work dc in each of next 4 dc, work 2 dc in next dc, work dc in each rem dc around.   [30 dc]

Rnd 4:   Work 2 dc in next dc, work dc in each of next 6 dc, work 2 dc in next dc, work dc in each rem dc around.   [32 dc]

Rnd 5:   Work 2 dc in next dc, work dc in each of next 8 dc, work 2 dc in next dc, work dc in each rem dc around.   [34 dc]

Rnd 6:  Work dc in 1st dc, sk 10 dc, work dc in next dc, being sure to pull taut to close gap, work dc in each rem dc. [24 dc]

 

Hand:

Work even in dc around for 4 more rnds. 

 

Next Rnd (partial rnd):  Work hdc in next dc, work sc in next dc, work sl st in each of next 2 dc.  Fasten off.  Weave in ends.

 

 

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.

March 2013

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