Crochet Pattern: The Riley Fingerless Gloves

Super soft and full of texture, The Riley Fingerless Gloves have quickly become an everyday wear favorite!

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The Riley Fingerless Gloves were THE first pattern I ever published

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Materials

  • U.S. G/6 (4.25mm) Crochet Hook
  • Medium weight: I used Premier Everyday in Red Heather
    • 65g
    • 108m
    • 117yds
  • Tapestry needle for sewing in ends

Sizes

One-Size Adult Women = 8”/20.32 cm in length

Gauge

U.S. G/6 4HDC stitches = 1 inch, 3 HDC rows = 1 row

Stitches Used



For stitch definitions, please go here.

  • SC - Single Crochet
  • DC - Double Crochet
  • FPDC - FrontPost Double Crochet
  • BPDC - BackPost Double Crochet
  • HHDC - Herringbone Half Double Crochet
  • DC  Cluster



All these rows are designed for a multiple of 2. To adjust the starting chain to the desired length, chain multiple of 2 + 2.



Keep in mind the yarn will stretch, so The Riley Fingerless Gloves should be sized to feel snug at first.

Chain 32 (leave a long 6”-8” beginning tail)
Row 1: Work a DC4th chain from hook (counts as 1st DC) , DC in each stitch across. slip stitch in the top of the first DC (be careful not to twist). We will sew the opening up later with the long tail.
(32)

Row 2-9: CH3, DC in the FPDC, BPDC, repeat from *, slip stitch in the top of the first HDC. (32)
Row 10: CH 2. HHDC in each stitch. Slip stitch in the top of the first stitch. 32




Row 11: CH 2. HHDC in each stitch. Slip stitch in the top of the first stitch. 32
Row 12: CH 3. *DC Cluster, CH 1, Skip next stitch, repeat from * End with a CH 1. Slip stitch in the top of the first stitch. 32

Row 13: CH 4. *DC Cluster in CH1 gap of previous row, CH 1, Skip next stitch, repeat from * End with a DC Cluster. Slip stitch in the second chain of the first stitch. 32




Row 14: CH 3. *DC Cluster in CH1 gap of previous row, CH 1, Skip next stitch, repeat from * End with a DC Cluster. Slip stitch in the top of the first stitch. 32
Row 15: CH 4. *DC Cluster in CH1 gap of previous row, CH 1, Skip next stitch, repeat from * End with a DC Cluster. Slip stitch in the second chain of the first stitch. 32

Row 16: CH 4. Make 2 DC Cluster + CH1 in the same CH1 gap of the previous row. *CH 1, Skip next stitch, DC Cluster, repeat from * End with a DC Cluster. Slip stitch in the second chain of the first stitch. 34




Row 17: CH 4. *DC Cluster in CH1 gap of previous row, CH 1, Skip next stitch, repeat from * End with a DC Cluster. Slip stitch in the second chain of the first stitch. 32
Fold the fingerless gloves. Make a slip stitch in the gap between the 5th and 6th DC cluster. This will create the thumbhole. From now on we will ignore the thumbhole.




Row 18: CH 3. *DC Cluster in CH1 gap of previous row, CH 1, Skip next stitch, repeat from * End with a DC Cluster. Slip stitch in the top of the first stitch. 26
Row 19: CH 4. *DC Cluster in CH1 gap of previous row, CH 1, Skip next stitch, repeat from * End with a DC Cluster. Slip stitch in the second chain of the first stitch. 26




Row 20: CH 2. HHDC in each stitch. Slip stitch in the top of the first stitch. 26
Row 21: CH 2. HHDC in each stitch. Slip stitch in the top of the first stitch. 26 Finish off.

Weave in ends. Don’t forget to sew up the split in the cuff.

ENJOY!!



Warmest wishes,

Cindy


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