Friday, 30 January 2015

20:20 Fingerless Gloves

20 Rows in one, 20 rows in the other!


Here is an easy to make pair of fingerless gloves, in sizes Women's Small and Women's M/L

Difficulty:  Easy


Materials: 1 Skein worsted weight (aran/10ply) yarn; 4.5mm hook; 5mm hook; yarn needle for sewing in ends; 4 small buttons.

Abbreviations: sc = single crochet; hdc = half double crochet; beg = beginning; rep = repeat; sp = space; sk = skip; st = stitch; sl st = slip stitch; blo = back loop only; fphdc = front post half double crochet.

Gauge: 12 sts and 16 rows on 5mm hook, working half double crochet = 4”.

Sizing: Women’s Small; Women’s M/L

Women’s Small      Circumference above thumb 8”       Length 7.5”       Wrist 7”
Women’s M/L         Circumference above thumb 9”       Length 8”          Wrist 8”

Difficulty: Easy

**Small and M/L gloves are worked to the same pattern, using 4.5mm for Small and 5mm for M/L.**


Pattern is written in US terms, a conversion chart is included at the end.


Pattern:

Wristband Option 1 - plain ribbing (make 2):

Row 1: With 4.5mm (5mm) hook, chain 13. Single crochet in 2nd chain from hook and to end. Turn. (12)

Row 2: Ch1, sc in blo of each stitch across. Turn.

Rows 3 – 24: repeat Row 2.

Row 25: Ch1, sc evenly across long edge of wristband.

Place the two short ends of your work together, with RS facing, and sl st along the short ends, joining both together to form the wristband. Do not fasten off. Turn the wristband around again so that the RS is now on the outside. Continue to main glove section.

Wristband Option 2 - front post ribbing (make 2):

Row 1: With 4.5mm (5mm) hook, make a foundation single crochet row of 24 sts. sl st to join.
(Alternatively, chain 25, sc in 2nd chain from hook and to end. Sl st to beg sc.)

Rows 2-8: Ch 1, fphdc in same st and every stitch around; sl st to beg fphdc (24).  Continue to main glove section.

Right Glove:

Row 1: Ch1, work 24 sc evenly around the top edge of the wristband. Sl st to beg sc. Do not turn.

Row 2: Ch1, sc in blo in every stitch around, sl st to beg sc.

Row 3: Repeat Row 2.

Row 4: Ch1, Place marker to indicate the beginning of the row, sc in same stitch to begin working in rounds; hdc in every stitch around. Do not join. (24)

Rows 5 – 10: Hdc in each stitch around. (24)

Row 11: Hdc in next 18 sts; 2 hdc in each of the next 2 sts (2 increases made), hdc to end. (26)

Row 12: Hdc in next 19 stitches, 2hdc in next st; hdc in next st, 2 hdc in next st; hdc to end (28)

Row 13: Hdc in next 19 sts; ch2, sk 6, hdc to end (22 hdc and 2 chain).

Row 14: hdc in next 19 sts; 2 hdc in ch2 space, hdc to end. (24)

Row 15: hdc in every stitch around. (24)

Rows 16-18: Repeat Row 15.

Row 19: Sc in every stitch around.

Row 20: Sc in every stitch around, to last 4 sts; sl st st over the next 4 sts to even out the edge, fasten off invisibly.


Left Glove:

Row 1: Work 24 sc evenly around the top edge of the wristband. Sl st to beg sc. Do not turn.

Row 2: Ch1, sc in blo in every stitch around, sl st to beg sc.

Row 3: Repeat Row 2.

Row 4: Ch1, sc in 1st stitch to begin working in rounds; hdc in every stitch around. Do not join. (24)

Rows 5 – 10: Hdc in each stitch around. (24)

Row 11: Hdc in next 5 sts; 2hdc in each of the next 2 sts (2 increases made), hdc to end. (26)

Row 12: Hdc in next 6 stitches, 2hdc in next st; hdc in next st, 2 hdc in next st; hdc to end (28)

Row 13: Hdc in next 6 sts; ch2, sk 6, hdc to end (22 hdc and 2 chain).

Row 14: hdc in first 6 sts, 2 hdc in ch2 space, hdc to end. (24)

Row 15: hdc in every stitch around. (24)

Rows 16-18: Repeat Row 15.

Row 19: Sc in every stitch around.

Row 20: Sc in every stitch around, to last 4 sts; sl st st over the next 4 sts to even out the edge, fasten off invisibly.

Sew 2 buttons on to the fronts of the gloves.

©AG Handmades 2015




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