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Easy to Knit Winter Knit Gauntlets Knitted Pattern

Updated on August 29, 2015

Christmas Gauntlets

Keep your fingers warm and festive with these fingerless gloves.
Keep your fingers warm and festive with these fingerless gloves. | Source

Knit Gauntlets

I've always called them fingerless gloves. My mother bought me a pair back when I was 13-years-old and I wore them all the time. I wore them over regular gloves when walking to school and I wore them just so when I needed use of my fingers but still needed to keep my hands warm while working on the farm. Now that I am older, the cold bothers my hands more and more. I wear my handmade gauntlets indoors and outdoors, and I try to make a pair for just about every season and outfit.

Easy Christmas Striped Gauntlets Pattern

Medium weight yarn (4). For the Christmas colors, I used a tan and dark red.

Size 9 needles.

Cast on 25.

Beginning at the fingers:

Color Tan:

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

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


Begin with color red. Do rows 6 through 11. Switch to color tan and do rows 6 through 11 again. Keep alternating colors.

Rows 6 & 8 & 10: Knit.

Rows 7 & 9: Purl.

Row 11: Knit.

Knit rows 1 through 6 four times (4 lines across).

To end, switch to color tan and repeat rows 1 to 5. Bind off.

Finishing: Fold in half, sides touching, purl stitches 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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      SheliaKay 5 years ago from Marietta, Ohio..... but born and raised in Northern Ohio on Lake Erie

      I love these gloves, I have not knitted in so long but this looks easy even for me. Thanks for sharing, I will have to give it a try. Vote up!

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