Saturday, 14 November 2015

Kids' Chunky Fingerless Gloves

 


Materials:  50g Chunky/Bulky (#5) yarn; 6 mm, 5 mm crochet hooks; yarn needle.  Sample was made using Robin “Paintbox” Chunky.


Gauge:  10 hdc and 11 rows hdc to 4” square


Finished size:   1-2 years:  4.5” Length; 5” Circumference
2-4 years:  5.5” Length; 6” Circumference
5-10 years  6.5” Length; 6.5” Circumference


Difficulty: Easy


Abbreviations:  sc = single crochet; hdc = half double crochet; fphdc = front post half double crochet; fhdc = foundation half double crochet; st/s = stitch/es; sl st = slip stitch; beg = beginning; rep = repeat


Pattern Notes:  When working the main body of the gloves (the hdc rows), work into the spaces between the stitches, not into the tops of the stitches themselves.


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



Instructions:



1-2 years:


Row 1:  with 6 mm hook, make 13 fhdc. (or chain 15, sc in 3rd ch from hook, hdc to end) (13 hdc)  Turn.  (Leave a tail for sewing up the cuff later).


Row 2:  Ch 2 (counts as 1 hdc), fphdc in next st; *hdc in next st; fphdc in next st; rep from * to end.  (13)


Do not turn, continue working now in the 1st st of Row 2, forming a ring for the cuff. Continue working the rest of the glove in a spiral.


Row 3 - 6:  Using a 5 mm hook, hdc in every st around, placing a marker at the 1st st of each row to keep your place.  (13 sts per row).


Row 7:  Hdc in the next 9 sts, 2 hdc in the next 2 sts, hdc to end (15 hdc)


Row 8:  Hdc in the next 10 sts, 2 hdc in next st, hdc in next st, 2 hdc in next st, hdc to end (17)


Row 9:  Hdc in every stitch around.  (17)


Row 10:  Hdc in the next 11 sts, skip the next 4 sts, hdc to end.  (13)


Row 11:  Hdc 11, hdc into thumb space, hdc in next st.  (13)


Row 12:  Hdc in next 13 sts; Sc in next 2 sts, sl st in next st; fasten off, weave in ends, and sew up the remaining gap in the cuff.


toddler chunky mitts 1-2 years.jpg





2-4 years:


Row 1:  with 6 mm hook, make 15 fhdc. (or chain 17, sc in 3rd ch from hook, hdc to end) (15 hdc)  Turn.  (Leave a tail for sewing up the cuff later).


Row 2:  Ch2 (counts as 1 hdc), fphdc in next st; *hdc in next st; fphdc in next st; rep from * to end.  (15)


Do not turn, continue working now in the 1st st of Row 2, forming a ring for the cuff, and beginning as follows:


Row 3:  hdc in next st (1st st of row 2), fphdc in next st, *hdc in next st; fphdc in next st; rep from * to end.  (15)


Continue working the rest of the glove in a spiral.


Rows 4 - 7: Using a 5 mm hook, hdc in every st around, placing a marker at the 1st st of each row to keep your place.  (15 sts per row).


Row 8:  Hdc in the next 10 sts, 2 hdc in the next 2 sts, hdc to end (17 hdc)


Row 9:  Hdc in the next 11sts, 2 hdc in next st, hdc in next st, 2 hdc in next st, hdc to end (19)


Row 10:  Hdc in every stitch around.  (19)


Row 11:  Hdc in the next 13 sts, skip the next 4 sts, hdc to end.  (15)


Row 12:  Hdc 13, hdc into thumb space, hdc in next st.  (15)


Row 13:  Hdc in every st around.  (15)


Row 14:  Hdc in next 13 sts, sc in next 2 sts, sl st in next st; fasten off, weave in ends, and sew up the remaining gap in the cuff.

toddler chunky mitts 2-4 years.jpg


5-10 Years


Row 1:  with 6 mm hook, make 17 fhdc. (or chain 19, sc in 3rd ch from hook, hdc to end) (17 hdc)  Turn.  (Leave a tail for sewing up the cuff later).


Row 2:  Ch2 (counts as 1 hdc), fphdc in next st; *hdc in next st; fphdc in next st; rep from * to end.  (17)
Do not turn, continue working now in the 1st st of Row 2, forming a ring for the cuff, and beginning as follows:


Row 3:  hdc in next st (1st st of row 2), fphdc in next st, *hdc in next st; fphdc in next st; rep from * to end.  (17)


Continue working the rest of the glove in a spiral.


Rows 4 - 9: Using a 5 mm hook, hdc in every st around, placing a marker at the 1st st of each row to keep your place.  (17 sts per row).


Row 10:  Hdc in the next 12 sts, 2 hdc in the next 2 sts, hdc to end (19 hdc)


Row 11:  hdc in next and every stitch around (19 hdc)


Row 12:  Hdc in the next 13 sts, 2 hdc in next st, hdc in next st, 2 hdc in next st, hdc to end (21)


Row 13:  Hdc in every stitch around.  (21)


Row 14:  Hdc in the next 14 sts, skip the next 4 sts, hdc to end.  (17)


Row 15:  Hdc 14, hdc into thumb space, hdc in next st.  (17)


Row 16 - 17:  Hdc in every st around.  (17)


Row 18:  Hdc in next 13 sts, sc in next 2 sts, sl st in next st; fasten off, weave in ends, and sew up the remaining gap in the cuff.

chunky f-less mitts 5-10 years.jpg


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