I tried to cut the fingers off my gloves once when I was in a marching band so I could finger my sax easier, but the gloves unraveled and ended up around my wrists. With this crochet version, I can chop wood, haul brush, or ride my hog without losing my grip. Well, if I had a hog.
©2008-2016 Drew Emborsky, aka The Crochet Dude®
10”/25.5cm long x 8”/20.5cm in circumference—one size fits most hands.
You Will Need
140yd/128m of 5 bulky weight yarn
Red Heart Casual Cot’n Blend, 61% acrylic/29% cotton/10% polyester, 4oz/113g = 140yd/128m per skein
1 skein, Parsley (#3642)
Hook: 6.00mm (size J-10 U.S.) (or size to
Chain stitch (ch)
Half double crochet (hdc) Single crochet (sc)
Slip stitch (sl st)
11 sts x 10 rows = 4”/10cm in sc
Always take time to check your gauge.
Glove (make 2)
Ch 30. Row 1 (WS): Hdc into 3rd ch from hook and in each ch across, turn—29 hdc.
Row 2 (RS): Ch 1, sc in BL of each st across, turn—29 sc. Row 3: Ch 1, hdc in each sc across, turn—29 hdc.
Rows 4–19: Rep rows 2–3.
Row 20: Rep row 2.
With RS facing, fold glove lengthwise. Matching sts, sew last row to foundation ch across first 11⁄2”/4cm from one end, skip 21⁄2”/6.5cm for thumbhole, sew remainder of seam to other end of glove. Turn glove RS out.
Rnd 1: With RS facing, join yarn with sl st to bottom of thumb opening, ch 1, sc evenly around opening, sl st in first sc to join, turn.
Rnd 2: Ch 2 (counts as hdc), hdc in each st around, sl st in top of beg ch-2 to join, turn.
Rnd 3: Ch 1, *sc in BL of next st, skip next st; rep from * around, sl st to top of first sc to join. Fasten off.
Weave in ends
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