These textured crochet fingerless gloves are such a quick and easy make. The pattern uses crochet rice stitch that gives a beautiful texture while being easy to make. Great quick one skein gift for loved ones.
Quick crochet project that literally works up in a couple of hours. Easy construction and pattern to follow. Beautiful make full of texture.
That is my textured crochet fingerless gloves pattern. It is a pattern I reach for when I need a quick make for a last minute gift.
It is also a great stash buster pattern. I used worsted weight yarn which is a very popular weight. I am sure that 99% of crocheters have a ball in their stash.
The texture is what makes these crochet fingerless gloves stand out. The pattern uses crochet rice stitch which is super easy to make.
Textured Crochet Fingerless Gloves Stitch
As I mentioned above, I have used the crochet rice stitch. This is a beautiful crochet stitch full of texture.
Texture that is striking yet so easy to make. The stitch is created with alternating front and back post double crochet stitches.
On the next row you work the opposite stitch to the one that is in front of you. Which means you work front post dc around each back post dc and vic versa.
It really is that simple! However, I know you can use thousand words and it still might not make complete sense. That is why I have also filmed a quick video tutorial.
I have used this stitch previously for my Quick and Easy Crochet Mountain Leg Warmers- free pattern. Please follow the link to the pattern where you can also find the video tutorial.
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- Stylecraft Special Aran (worsted weight/10-ply; 100% acrylic; 196 m per 100g ball) x 1 ball in Gold
- 5.5 mm crochet hook
- Yarn needle
The fingerless gloves have been designed in one size as one size fits most.
The finished measurements are 23 cm circumference, 17.5 cm length from cuff to top.
8 sts x 4.5 rows measured over rice stitch = 5 x 5 cm
Stitches And Abbreviations (US Crochet Terms)
ch – chain stitch
sc – single crochet
sc blo – single crochet worked through back loop only
hdc – half double crochet
rice st – alternating FPdc and BPdc, working the opposite stitch on the next row, you can watch a video tutorial CLICK HERE.
FPdc – front post double crochet worked around the post of the stitch inserting hook from front to back to front again, yarn over and pull through, finish off as normal dc
BPdc – back post double crochet worked around the post of the stitch inserting hook from back to front to back again, yarn over and pull through, finish off as normal dc
rev sc – reverse single crochet also called crab stitch
st(s) – stitch(es)
For abbreviations master list as set out by Craft Yarn Council, please CLICK HERE.
Textured Crochet Fingerless Gloves Pattern Notes
- the gloves are worked in rows as a flat rectangle
- they are then sewn up on the side leaving an opening for the thumb
- the fingerless gloves are worked from the cuff in sc blo stitch
- you then rotate the cuff and continue working across the long edge to create the main part of the glove
- it uses the rice stitch which is a combination of front and back post double crochet stitches, please see video tutorial HERE.
- the top edge is finished off with a rows of single crochet and final row of reverse single crochet or crab stitch worked in the opposite direction
Size Adjustments For Your Textured Crochet Fingerless Gloves
- you can adjust the finished width or circumference of your gloves by adjusting the cuff
- if you wanted to make the gloves smaller, take away a few rows from the cuff
- if you would like them wider/bigger, add extra rows to the cuff
- for the rice stitch pattern to work, please keep even number of rows on the cuff
- to adjust the length of the gloves, simply work more or less rows of the rice stitch before finishing the gloves off with the last rows of sc and rev sc
Textured Crochet Fingerless Gloves Main Pattern
CUFF (make 2)
Row 1: starting in 2nd ch from hook, 1 sc across, turn. [10 sc]
Row 2: 1 ch (doesn’t count as a st here and throughout), 1 sc, 8 sc blo, 1 sc in last st, turn. [10 sc]
Repeat Row 2 another 30 times working 32 rows in total.
Turn the cuff 90 degrees and continue working across the long edge. You will be working around the last sc of each row of the cuff.
MAIN GLOVE (make 2)
Row 1: 3 ch (doesn’t count as a st), 1 dc around end sc of each row of the cuff, turn. [32 dc]
Row 2: 2 ch (doesn’t count as a st here and throughout), 1 hdc in the same st, (1 Fpdc around next dc, 1 BPdc around next dc) repeat across until the last st, 1 hdc in last st, turn. [32 sts]
Row3: 2 ch, 1 hdc in first st, (1 BPdc around next FPdc, 1 FPdc around next BPdc) repeat across until last st, 1 hdc in last st, turn. [32 sts]
Row 4: 2 ch, 1 hdc in first st, (1 FPdc around next BPdc, 1 BPdc around next FPdc) repeat across until last st, 1 hdc in last st, turn. [32 sts]
Repeat Row 3 – 4 for pattern another 3 times. Repeat Row 3 one more time.
Row 12: 1 ch (doesn’t count as a st), 1 sc in each st across, turn. [32 sc]
Row 13: 1 ch, 1 rev sc across. [32 rev sc]
Fasten off leaving a long tail end.
Fold the rectangle in half lining up the cuff and each row. Using the tail end start sewing up the glove from top down toward the cuff. Sew it up 7 cm in. Fasten off.
Leave 4 cm opening for the thumbhole and rejoin yarn. Sew up the rest of the glove all the way down the cuff. Fasten off.
Sew in all ends.
I hope you enjoyed this textured crochet fingerless gloves pattern. I have more free crochet patterns that you might enjoy right here on the blog.
If you are looking for more gloves patterns, check out Men’s Mittens Crochet Pattern – Free Explorer Mittens or a collection of 15 Free Crochet Fingerless Gloves Patterns.
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