Rice Stitch Fingerless Gloves
We bring you yet another great easy to follow fingerless gloves video tutorial.
This one walks you through the whole process: starting, following the pattern, creating the thumb wrapping and even sowing the gloves.
The pattern really gives these gloves a certain uniqueness and beauty. You can use any other pattern, as long as you measure accordingly and match the edges.
Here are the instructions:
Rice Stitch Fingerless gloves
Size 8 US knitting needles
pm.- pass marker
m1.- make one (when you make 1, you pick up the strand between 2 stitches, place it
on the left hand needle and knit it through the back, so it becomes twisted and doesn’t leave a gap).
Cast on 35 stitches.
Make 12 rows of (k1,p1) ribbing.
Make 20 rows of Rice Stitch: k1, p1 on right side of work. Knit on wrong side.
Mark #18 stitch on glove. This will be the center stitch.
You will be adding stitches on each side of this center stitch every right side row.
Place markers on each side of this stitch.
On every right side of glove: for thumb
1.- k17, pm, m1, p1, m1, pm, k17. (you now have 3 sts for thumb).
2 and every even number rows.- knit
3.- k17, pm, m1, (k1,p1,k1), m1, pm, k17 (5 for thumb)
5.- k17, pm, m1, (p1,k1,p1,k1,p1), m1, pm, k17 (7 for thumb)
7.- k17, pm, m1, (k1,p1,k1,p1,k1,p1,k1),m1, pm, k17 (9 for thumb)
9.- k17, pm, m1, (p1,k1,p1,k1,p1,k1,p1,k1,p1), m1, pm, k17 (11 for thumb)
11.- k17, pm, m1, (k1,p1,k1,p1,k1,p1,k1,p1,k1,p1,k1), m1, pm, k17 (13 for thumb)
13.- k17, pm, m1, (p1,k1,p1,k1,p1,k1,p1,k1,p1,k1,p1,k1,p1), m1, pm, k17 (15 for thumb)
Next right side Row.- knit 17, place 15 stitches for thumb on a stitch holder, knit 17.
On the wrong side row (when you only knit).- knit 17, pick up the strand between the 2 sections, place it on the left hand needle and knit it through the back. Knit the remaining 17 stitches. You now have the initial 35 stitches.
Knit 12 rows on Rice stitch.
Knit 4 rows on ribbing and bind off all stitches.
Place the 15 stitches for thumb on needle and knit 1 row of ribbing. Bind off,
Sew side of glove and thumb. Weave ends.
We have other great Fingerless Gloves Tutorials on YouTube: