Fingerless Shell Gloves by lydienne
What you’ll need
- about 50 g of DK weight yarn
- 4.00mm hook
- yarn needle
Round 1: 24 fsc, join with sl st
Note: If this doesn’t fit your hands, just use another multiple of 4.
Round 2: ch 3, (1 dc, ch 1, 2 dc) in same st as joining, skip 3 sts, *(2 dc, ch 1, 2 dc) in same st, skip 3 sts* repeat, sl st on 3rd ch of beg ch-3
Round 3 – 6: sl st over 2 dc and under ch, ch 3, (1 dc, ch 1, 2 dc) on same ch, *(2 dc, ch 1, 2 dc)* on each ch around, sl st on 3rd ch of ch-3
Round 7: make first shell like in rounds before, ch 3, skip 1 shell (for thumb), go on with shells like before, join
Round 8: make shells around, working 1 shell on 2nd ch of ch-3
Round 9 – 10: normal shell round
Round 11: ch 1, 1 sc in same st as ch, 1 sc, ch 3, sc in 1st ch made, 2 sc, (2 sc, ch 3, sc in 1st ch made, 2 sc) for each shell, FO, weave in end.
Continue on Round 1 holding the glove upside down.
New Round 1: ch 3 (counts as 1st dc), working 1 dc on each fsc (24 dc)
Round 2: ch 3 (counts as fpdc), 1 bpdc, *1 fpdc, 1 bpdc* repeat until beg ch-3, join with sl st
Round 3 – 4: repeat round 2
Work scs around thumb opening. Done!
Hope this makes sense to everyone. If not, just ask me. You can make whatever you want with the finished gloves, but don’t republish this pattern. Thanks!