Friday, February 8, 2013

Blush Fingerless Gloves

Another pattern to share with you guys...

It's has still been pretty cold but I really hate wearing mittens and gloves...I can't grab things right and well when you are picking up kids, getting off and on the car, going in and out of stores, and etc. they don't work out. My hands keep sliding so even though I think that they are super cute....I can't wear full fingered gloves/ mittens lol I get so annoyed! 

To remedy my dilemma I made these....if you are like me I am sure you will find them useful and they don't take an eternity to make! ha ha ;) 

Blush Finger-less Mittens  


You will need: 
  • Yarn needle for weaving. 
  • Scissors 
  • Size 10mm Crochet Hook 
  • 1 Skein of Bulky Weight Yarn, I used Lion Brand Wool Ease, Thick and Quick 

Abbreviations: 
  • St (s) - Stitch (es) 
  • Sl St - Slip Stitch 
  • Ch - Chain 
  • SC - Single Crochet 
  • DC - Double Crochet 
  • SC2tog - Single Crochet 2 Stitches Together 
  • CS - Crab Stitch, single crochet to the right instead of single crocheting to the left. 
Tips: 
  • Read the complete pattern before beginning your project. 
  • It takes about 30-45 minutes to make a set. 
  • When making the DC and SC into the same st, the DC is first, then the SC and into the same st.  
Gauge: 
  • For people with longer fingers repeat row 4. 
  • Small (teen/petite fit), Ch 12 sts. Medium(Average female), Ch 14 sts. Large (Male)Ch 16 sts 
  • For a male, eliminate Row 13 and join on row 12, fasten off and weave in any loose ends.  

Pattern: 
Ch (12/S, 14/M, 16/L) sts and join (be careful no to twist the ststo the first chain with sl st. 

Row 1:  Ch 1 (doesn't count as anything, here and through the pattern) and SC into the same st as join, SC into the following 13 stssl st to first SC to join. (12/ 14/ 16 SC) 
Row  2-3: Ch 1 (doesn't count as anything, here and throughout the pattern), Make a DC and a SC into the same stitch as join*Skip one st, make a DC and a SC into the next st* until you have reached the end of the row, you will end with a single st alone*, sl stitch to the top of the first DC made. (12/ 14/ 16 STS)  

Making the thumb hole: 

Row 4: Ch 1, DC into the same st as join, Ch 1, skip one st (this is the thumb hole), make a DC and a SC into the next st*skip one st, make a DC and a SC into the next st* until you have reached the end of the row, you will end with a single st alone*, sl stitch to the top of the first DC made.  
Row 5-6: Ch 1DC and a SC into the same stitch as join*Skip one st, make a DC and a SC into the next st* until you have reached the end of the row, you will end with a single st alone*, sl stitch to the top of the first DC made.  (12/ 14/ 16 STS) 

Making the wrist: 

Row 7We will be decreasing in this row; Ch 1, SC into the same st as join, SC into the next 4 sts, SC2tog (this would be sts 6 & 7), make a SC into the next 5 sts, SC2tog (the last two sts or 13 & 14 of row 6), sl st to first SC made. (12/ 14/ 16 SC) 
Row 8-12 : Ch 1, SC into the same st as join, SC into the next 11 stssl st to top of first SC to join.(12/ 14/ 16 SC) 
Row 13Ch 1, CS (reverse SC, instead of SC'ing to the left, SC to the right) to end of row, sl st to join, fasten off and weave in any loose ends.  (12/ 14/ 16 CS) 

Enjoy! 
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