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Easy Beginners Knit and Purl Fingerless Gloves Knitting Pattern

Updated on September 6, 2012

Easy Fingerless Gloves

Easy fingerless gloves that can be knitted up in one sitting.
Easy fingerless gloves that can be knitted up in one sitting. | Source

One Skein Projects

When I sat down to make my easy beginners knit and purl hat, I had only a vague hope that there would be enough yarn left over to make myself a pair of fingerless gloves (gauntlets) to match my new hat. Lo and behold, lady luck favored me that night and I was able to make myself these easy to knit gloves to match.

Fingerless Gloves Pattern

Yarn: Medium (4) worsted yarn. I used Vanna's Choice color Mustard by Lion Brand Yarn.

Size 9 (5.5 mm) knitting needles.

Cast on 25.

Beginning at the fingers:

Rows 1 & 3 & 5: *K1, P1*, K1.

Rows 2 & 4: *P1, K1*, P1.

Fingerless glove pattern:

Rows 1, 9, 17: Knit across.

Rows 2, 10, 18: Purl across.

Rows 3, 11, 19: Knit across.

Rows 4, 12, 20: Purl across.

Rows 5, 6, 7, 8, 13, 14, 15, 16, 21: Knit across.

Ending at the cuff:

Rows 1 & 3 & 5: *K1, P1*, K1. Bind off at row 5.

Rows 2 & 4: *P1, K1*, P1.

Finishing: Fold in half, sides touching, wrong side facing out. Beginning at fingers edge, seam sides for 1 inch. Leave 2 inches unseamed for thumb. Sew remainder of seam and weave in ends. Turn right side out and you're done!


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      Jackie Lynnley 4 years ago from The Beautiful South

      Love these gloves but I have tried knitting, just cannot do it. Maybe I can figure out a crochet pattern. ^

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      Nash 4 years ago

      Hello your gloves are beautiful!! Well done.

      One question though where it has *k1 p1* k1 , do you repeat everything between * or alternate each time?

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      Jill Spencer 5 years ago from United States

      Love the look of these! Really nice.

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      Rosie Rose 6 years ago from Toronto, Canada

      Hiya Liz, I love your fingerless gloves! So cool! Thanks for the pattern.. I'm just learning how to knit, and I'm enjoying it. A friend is teaching me, so I'll show her your pattern. Voted up and definitely useful! Cheers!

      Have a nice day,