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Knitted Striped Fingerless Gloves

I always loved fingerless gloves. They are great for keeping hands somewhat warm, yet anyone wearing them can perform tasks, like pumping and paying at a gas station, using a key to unlock doors without taking them off. Or if you would keep your temperature inside the house or apartment low, you can still use your computer without having your hands cold.

In my lifetime I made several of these gloves, but this is the first time of publishing them. These gloves fit an adult woman and as you see I made them a bit different different color scheme), yet the same - just for fun.


Material:
Lion Brand,  Vanna's Choice - blue, rust, creamblack
Double Pointed Needles size US 8 (5mm)
Stitch Holder
Yarn Needle (or Hook) to weave in the ends

Size:
M/L (S/M)

Abbreviations:
CO - cast on
K - knit
P - Purl
C1 - black color
C2 - blue color
C3 - cream color
C4 - rust color
BO - bind off

Step-by-Step:

Make 2 gloves

Body of each glove:

Foundation:
CO 40 stitches (36 stitches)

Row 1           C1 - *[K1, P1]* - repeat from *to *; connect into circle without twisting and continue knitting in round
Rnd 2-27       *[K1, P1]* - repeat from *to *; 5 rows C1; 3 rows C2; 3 rows C3; 3 rows C4;  3 rows                          C1; 3 rows C2; 3 rows C3; 3 rows C4
                      (Note: you can alternate these 4 colors in any order you like)
Rnd 28-36     K40 (K36) - 3 rows C1; 3 rows C2; 3 rows C3
Rnd 37          C4 - K40 (K36), then transfer 4 sts onto stitch holder (do not knit these sts.), turn
Row 38         P36 (P32); when you get to the sts on stitches holder, turn
Row 39         K36 (32)
Rnd 40          C1 - CO 4 new stitches (in place of the ones that are on the stitches holder; K36 (32)
Rnd 41-42     K40 (K36)
Rnd 43-51     K40 (K36) 3 rows C2; 3 rows C3; 3 rows C4
Rnd 52-56     C1 - *[K1, P1]* - repeat from *to *;
Rnd 57          BO

Weave in all ends.

Thumb Part

Place stitches from your stitch holder onto a knitting needle, then using your chosen yarn color CO 2 stitches on the side (of the thumb), then 4 stitches that you CO, and then again 2 stitches on the side of the thumb. You should have 12 stitches on the needles.

Rnd 1           K12
Rnd 2-10     *[K1, P1]* - repeat from *to *;
Rnd 11        Bind off (BO) all sts and weave in all the remaining ends

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Other gloves

Knitted Long Basic Mittens (adult)
Basic Knitted Fingerless Gloves (adult)
Crocheted Simple Fingerless Gloves (adult)


Other hats and scarfs you may enjoy checking out:

Charcoal Hat With Rolled Up Edge (youth/adult)
Knitted Unisex Hat (adult)
Spring To Fall Lacy Hat (youth/adult)
Crocheted Spring Hat (youth/adult)