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fingerless gloves in pics November 6, 2009

Filed under: crochet,free patterns,tutorials — gnathalie2 @ 6:40 pm

It’s always a struggle trying to find working batteries in my house so when i took some out of one of the kids toys, it had just enough charge left to take pictures~

Here is what i hope is a helpful tutorial on how to make my awesome fingerless gloves pattern!

The glove pattern uses back post double crochet (bpdc) to create the ridges on the glove.  I am left handed, so if you’re right handed then just do an extra round 2 for the glove part~ that way the ridges stay on the outside of the glove!!

**so i just looked it up, and i guess the actual stitch i’m using is Front Post Double Crochet!  Either way, whichever stitch you’re more comfortable using to create the ridges works either way!!**

Here is a link to a front & back post double crochet how-to:

http://www.crochetkitten.com/tutorials/fpdc.html

http://www.crochetkitten.com/tutorials/bpdc.html

Now for my gloves:

First start with chain 9, then double crochet in the 3rd chain from the hook and double crochet across, then chain 2 and turn.

ch 2 turn

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

For the next row,  Back Post Double Crochet in the next post and in each post across

bpdc 1

To do this stitch (BPDC) , yarn over, then stick your hook behind the double crochet stitch from the previous row

 

 

 

 

 

 

bpdc 2

then yarn over and pull the yarn back through the post

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

bpdc 3

then double crochet as usual

 

 

 

 

 

 

Here is what the other side of the stitch looks like:

bpdc 4

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

And here is what the next BPDC in the same row looks like:

bpdc 5

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The last bpdc in the row is done in the very last dc-post, here is what it looks like:

bpdc in last stitch

 (the rows will even out as you go along!)

 

 

 

 

 

 

You will continue crocheting one row double crochet, then one row bpdc until the cuff fits around your wrist/arm:

cuff done

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The next step is to fold the cuff in half with the ridges sides touching each other and then slip stitch across:

sl st across

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Then you will turn the cuff inside out and chain 1 and turn:

turn inside out

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Now sc aound the edge of the cuff , about 27-30 sc as evenly spaced as possible:

ch 1 sc around edge of cuff

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

then slip stitch into the first sc of the round, chain 2 and turn:

sl st ch 2 turn

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

For the next round, you will dc in each sc around, then sl st into the beginning ch-2, chain 2 and turn:

sl st into ch-2

(pic of sl st in beginning ch-2)

 

 

 

 

 

 

For the next round, bpdc in each dc post around:

bpdc around ridges out

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

For the rest of the glove pattern, you will alternate rounds of dc and bpdc (make sure the ridges are facing out!)  When the glove is as long as you want it to be you will crochet the thumb round next.  The thumb round is a double crochet round.

Chain 2, turn, dc into the first 4 dc, then chain 5:

ch 5

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

then skip the next 4 stitches and dc into the 5th one:

skip 4 dc, dc into next dc

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

then dc in each stitch the rest of the way around, sl st, chain 1 but do not turn.  Then sc in each stitch around, sl st to join, fasten off and enjoy your gloves!!!

Have fun!

Nathalie

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3 Responses to “fingerless gloves in pics”

  1. gnathalie2 Says:

    DOES ANYONE KNOW HOW TO EDIT THE TEXT??!! WHEN I WROTE IT THE TEXT AND PICS WERE ALL ALIGNED LEFT, BUT THE SECOND I HIT ‘PUBLISH’ IT GETS ALL FUNKY LOOKING!!!!!

  2. knottywitch Says:

    It looks as if you go to edit the post, hit “enter” to space between picture/instruction sets. Click on preview before you publish, and you can get an idea of how it’s lining up. You like, you keep, you don’t – don’t click “Update post” and it will remain as is 🙂 Hope this helps.

  3. nelly Says:

    Thanks so much for your help!!!!


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