Easy Knitted Fingerless Gloves Knit Along

EASY KNITTED FINGERLESS GLOVES

 

fingerless-gloves-knit-alongWelcome to Laws Of Knitting Easy Fingerless Gloves Knit along. Along with the pattern I will be posting a couple videos to help the new knitter through the wonders of knitting your first pair of fingerless gloves.
This pattern was originally  my mom’s and is the one I used to make my first pair. It was written for knitting flat and seaming up, but I changed it for knitting in the round. I found it easy and a joy to knit. I was so proud of myself when I finished. I have since used this pattern as the foundation and find there is a wide variety of ways to change it for so many different looks. I thought you might appreciate this pattern and video tutorials if you are a new knitter wanting to knit a pair, but fear the process.
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If you want to print out the pattern just click on the print button below, hover over the parts you don’t want printed (like this intro) and hit the delete button. That way you will only be printing off the pattern. The links to the video tutorials for this knit along are posted below the pattern.

Click here for this pattern using 2 straight needles.

SIZE: Average Adult Female

MATERIALS:
Lion Brand Yarn/Superwash Merino Cashmere 87yd/80m 2 skeins
2 pairs of US7 (4.5mm) 16″ Circular needles
2 stitch markers
Stitch holder ~ I use a piece of scrap yarn
Tapestry needle- for weaving in ends

GAUGE:
5sts/1″ on US7 (4.5mm) needles

PATTERN: 
  Make 2

With US7 (4.5mm) 16″ circ. needle CO 34 sts
Divide sts evenly between two US7 (4.5mm) 16″ circ. needles
Being careful not to twist the sts. join for knitting in the round- you should have 17sts. per needle

Round 1: Purl
Round 2: Knit
Round 3: Purl
Continue in stockinette stitch, knitting every round, until piece measures 4″ from CO edge.

INCREASE FOR THUMB PLACEMENT:

Round 1:  K14, pm, Kf/b of next 2 sts, pm, knit to end of round- (you should have 4sts. between markers).

Round 2:  Knit, slipping markers as you come to them.

Round 3:  Knit, slipping markers as you come to them.

Round 4:  K14, sm, Kf/b of next st, K2, Kf/b of next st, sm, Knit to end of round-(6sts. between markers).

Round 5:  Knit, slipping markers as you come to them.

Round 6:  Knit, slipping markers as you come to them.

Round 7:  K14, sm, Kf/b of next st, K4, Kf/b of next st, sm, Knit to end of round- (8sts. between markers).

Round 8:  Knit, slipping markers as you come to them.

Round 9:  Knit, slipping markers as you come to them.

Round 10: K14, sm, Kf/b of next st, K6, Kf/b of next st, sm, Knit to end of round- (10sts. between markers).

Round 11:  Knit, slipping markers as you come to them.

Round 12:  Knit, slipping markers as you come to them.

Round 13: Knit 14, sm, Kf/b of next st, K8, Kf/b of next st, sm, Knit to end of round- (12sts. between markers).

Round 14:  Knit, slipping markers as you come to them.

Round 15:  Knit, slipping markers as you come to them.

Round 16: K14, sm, Kf/b of next st, K10, Kf/b of next st, sm, Knit to end of round- (14sts, between markers).

Round 17:  Knit, slipping markers as you come to them.

Round 18:  Knit, slipping markers as you come to them.

Round 19: K13, Kf/b of next st, remove marker, place the 14sts. on a stitch holder (I use a piece of scrap yarn), remove marker, Kf/b of next st, Knit to end of round- (you should be back to 17sts. per needle).

Knit for 2.5″ more then:
Purl 1 round
Knit 1 round
Purl 1 round
BO

THUMB:

Pick up the 14sts. from stitch holder with circular needle.
You will now be working back and forth- not in the round.
With RS facing knit in stockinette stitch until thumb measures 1″ ending with a WS row:
Next row: Purl
Next row: Knit
Next row: Purl
BO leaving enough yarn to seam up the thumb and weave in the end.
Weave in all ends and block.

Easy Knitted Fingerless Gloves Knit Along Video 1

Easy Knitted Fingerless Gloves Knit Along Video 2

Blocking Easy Knitted Fingerless Gloves

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Comments

  1. tammy says:

    What is blocking and how do you do it?

    • Joanie says:

      Excellent question Tammy. I can’t believe I have not explained that yet. Sorry, for asking you to do something I have not yet taught. I will get busy writing a post on that today and it will be in your email inbox tomorrow. Oh, you will need to be a subscriber to receive it. Just enter your email in the space provided above to the left (under my picture) and then you will need to go to your email and click the link that is sent to you (this just tells me that you subscribed and are not a spammer), then you will get the posts tomorrow after I have submitted it.