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Love My Fingerless Gloves

Updated on February 7, 2014

Fingerless Gloves: The Useful Fashion Accessory

I'm making Fingerless Gloves. And wearing them. Even got Steve to wear a pair. The grandkids like them. My daughter has a pair. I found a LOT of cool patterns on the internet for more fingerless gloves that I want to try.

Maybe you thought about trying a pair. Or maybe you want an extra. They're so easy to make. Come on in and have a look. I think you'll be glad you did.

Fingerless gloves, for men, women, teens or children, are so "handy." The hands are kept warm while the fingers can still function.

I keep a pair in my desk at the office. Sometimes it does get a tad bit chilly in there. With the fingers unencumbered, I'm still able to work with the computer, do filing, or whatever else my job requires.

Since I make my own, I can have any type or color of yarn, add charms (or not), and make matching hats and scarves. I can have some which match or coordinate with my coat, jackets, sweaters, shirts, skirts or pants. They can be delicate and lacy or beefed up for heavy duty usage.

I made a manlier version for Steve (my super-handsome husband) which he likes for driving. With all the snow and cold weather we've been getting here in Oklahoma, that steering wheel gets mighty cold.

2014/02/07 21:17

Make Your Own Fingerless Gloves

Not by cutting the fingertips off of your regular gloves.

The crochet pattern I use to make fingerless gloves is slightly modified from one I found in a crochet magazine. The article called for cotton worsted weight yarn to make bed gloves. They were meant to be worn during the night after lavishly covering the hands with hand lotion or cream. I liked them so much, I made more - lots and lots more. Only I changed from cotton to acrylic. And made them a little larger. Sometimes I make them with worsted weight (heavy), sometimes with sport weight (medium). The medium weight yarns are good for typing. I want to try making some in baby yarn (light weight). I think that would give the gloves a nice dressy look.

White Checkered Fingerless Gloves

Fingerless Long Glove

Black W20S44E

Red And Black Checkered Palm Gloves

Fingerless knit Gloves

Comes in several colors!


Tabbisocks Harajuku Rug Up Armwarmer Fingerless Gloves

More Colors


Rainbow Fingerless Striped Arm Warmer Gloves

Steve, My Husband, My Hero

And my Men's Fingerless Gloves Model

Steve's such a good sport. He'll go along with just about anything. As long as it's not modeling underwear. Says he's not going to do that at his age. Maybe 25 years ago.

I am Steve's biggest fan. He is my biggest supporter. He's very good natured about going along with my projects. This happens to be one he can actually use. I just made an adjustment in the length and the width and omitted the little ruffle at the fingers. Now he has his own pair of fingerless gloves.

Biker's Motorcycle Fingerless Gloves

Black Leather

Size M

Pearl iZUMi Men's Select Glove,Black,Large

Rothco G.I. Type Fingerless Gloves


Columbia Utilizer Fingerless Gloves, Stone, Small/Medium

Heat Factory Men's Fold-Back Ragg Wool Gloves for use with Heat Factory Hand Warmers

Raider Black Large Leather Fingerless Gloves

A Bucketful of FREE Fingerless Glove Crochet Patterns - Why not make a pair for your Mom or Grandma or Sister or Aunt or...

I just did not realize how many people like the fingerless gloves. There are enough awesome patterns that everyone can find one to suit their personal taste. Here are some links to just a few of the ones I like.

I love charms. They are just so cute. This Fingerless Gloves Pattern looks charming with or without the charm.

Boss Gloves 244L-L Large Fingerless Ragg Wool Gloves, Brown

Coin Changer Fingerless Glove

Black W20S37E


Glacier Glove Windproof Fleece Fingerless Glove, Black, X-Large

Coolibar UPF 50+ Fingerless Gloves

Sun Protective

(Small / Medium


Texting Fingerless Convertible Gloves in Fashion Colors


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Are you sporting the fingerless gloves yet? Thinking about trying them? When, where or why would you choose to wear a pair? Have you considered giving a pair or two as a gift?

You know I enjoy hearing from you... - please feel free to comment, question, or critique.

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    • SheilaSchnauzies profile image


      4 years ago from Omaha, NE

      Hi there!! It's me, Squidoo's Creative Crocheter Contributor here, stopping by to give your awesome crochet theme lens a lens rank boost! Have a nice day!

    • fionajean profile image


      5 years ago from South Africa

      Like the lacy fingerless gloves _ very pretty

    • Gypzeerose profile image

      Rose Jones 

      6 years ago

      I am wearing a pair of fingerless gloves right now!

    • knit1tat2 profile image


      6 years ago

      nice, but can't read the writing. check out my knitted fingerless gloves, at my intentional knitting lens! Love to wear them myself!

    • bames24 lm profile image

      bames24 lm 

      6 years ago

      I have not yet tried knitting gloves but I think I should give it a try after going through your lens :)

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      7 years ago

      Fingerless gloves seem to have become a bit of a fashion statement and are cool while keeping your hands warm.

    • grandma deal profile imageAUTHOR

      grandma deal 

      7 years ago

      @LikinTrikin LM: That's a great idea. Thank you.

    • LikinTrikin LM profile image

      LikinTrikin LM 

      7 years ago

      Nice... You should go to some motorcycle rallies and set up a booth.. They look good fro riding.

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      7 years ago

      nice gloves....

    • ChrisDay LM profile image

      ChrisDay LM 

      7 years ago

      Yes, I used to use these gloves a lot, when I was doing general veterinary practice in the cold weather. They're brilliant.

    • Lady Lorelei profile image

      Lorelei Cohen 

      7 years ago from Canada

      Gorgeous. I love the little jewel sewn on. I will have to try that. I suffer from raynaud's syndrome so my hands often get very cold while I work online. These might help yet still provide the mobility to type.

    • knit1tat2 profile image


      7 years ago

      love, love my fingerless gloves! You have beautiful ones in chrochet, I knit mine, check out my intentional knittting lens! Thanks for great lens!

    • profile image


      7 years ago

      cool gloves! I like wearing them too, to keep my fingers warm mostly. People compliment the styles too, so this is a good look. nice lens!

    • Lemming13 profile image


      7 years ago

      Super lens, another incoming blessing!

    • LisaAuch1 profile image

      Lisa Auch 

      7 years ago from Scotland

      Fantasic article on fingerless gloves

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      7 years ago

      very nice lens.. fingerless gloves are nice!

    • grandma deal profile imageAUTHOR

      grandma deal 

      7 years ago

      @Linda Pogue: Exactly what I tell people.

    • grandma deal profile imageAUTHOR

      grandma deal 

      7 years ago

      @darciefrench lm: Thank you, Darcie. I love those Squid Angel blessings.

    • darciefrench lm profile image

      darciefrench lm 

      7 years ago

      Thoroughly enjoyed this lens, love the fingerless gloves -:) Squid angel blessed.

    • Linda Pogue profile image

      Linda Pogue 

      7 years ago from Missouri

      I love my fingerless gloves when it is cold. Even when it is not, arthritis sometimes makes my hands ache under air conditioning, and the fingerless gloves are good for that, too. They make it possible to keep working. Great lens!

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      7 years ago

      Yes! I love fingerless gloves. The pairs I used this past winter had a button flap for both the fingers and the thumb. They were wonderful. I love the freedom! :)

    • sousababy profile image


      7 years ago

      Oh I shall be featuring this lens of yours too. I think that fingerless gloves are very useful for those who work in Drive-Thru window jobs. (Especially here in Canada, in the winter. I always feel sorry for the kids working at drive thru windows because they cannot 'drop' money, they usually don't wear any gloves).

    • grandma deal profile imageAUTHOR

      grandma deal 

      7 years ago

      @huvalbd: I never thought about using a camera with fingerless gloves. Great idea and thanks for sharing.

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      7 years ago

      i love love LOVE fingerless gloves!!! my sister got me a pair for christmas that had a button hook flap so you have the option of covering your fingers. i haven't told her yet, but i gave them to a homeless man in indianapolis who looked like he was freezing his butt off.... anyway, i need to learn how to crochet. do you crochet in the cold with your fingerless gloves? :) great lens, entertaining AND informative!

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      7 years ago

      I've been a fingerless glove devotee for many years. Computer rooms tend to be chilly and I get cold easily. As you mentioned, I can still type while wearing fingerless gloves!

      Glittens (fingerless glove / mitten hybrids) are great for outdoor photography in winter...

    • grandma deal profile imageAUTHOR

      grandma deal 

      7 years ago

      @Sheryl Polomka: Exactly! Thank you, Sheryl, for stopping in.

    • Sheryl Polomka profile image

      Sheryl Polomka 

      7 years ago

      I do love my fingerless gloves - I can still type on my laptop, I can drive, I can do most things while still wearing my fingerless gloves - love them!

    • grandma deal profile imageAUTHOR

      grandma deal 

      7 years ago

      @Tarra99: I make most of these to go with my "Hats For Homeless" project. When anyone asks for a pair I make them but seldom sell them. Unless someone should want like a hundred pairs, then I would have to make it a selling transaction. But I just don't really see that happening.

    • grandma deal profile imageAUTHOR

      grandma deal 

      7 years ago

      @GrowWear: or in colder air conditioned offices. ;o)

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      7 years ago

      Can see that they would be very useful in colder climates.

    • bjslapidary profile image


      7 years ago

      These look like a great idea. Nice lens.

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      7 years ago

      I had a pair of these until my sister snatched them ;o) Hugely you sell yours on Etsy?


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