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Gather round, gather round! Today we’ve got all the warm and cozy feelings for you. That’s right, today we are going to talk about free crochet fingerless gloves patterns.
There’s a chill in the air when I leave for work in the morning and I’ve started to notice that it’s getting dark a little earlier in the evening. You know what that means – fall is right around the corner!
My go-to accessory for Fall has got to be a good pair of fingerless gloves. They’re cute, they’re cozy and they’re always in style! Plus, I need to keep my fingers free for driving, typing, texting, and whatever else I’m up to these days. This mama’s on the move!
So how do you crochet fingerless gloves anyway? Don’t worry! Even if you are new to crochet, you can still make a lot of the free crochet fingerless gloves patterns on this list. Many of our patterns today involve only basic crochet stitches. Some of them even have video tutorials which are especially helpful for beginner crocheters and visual learners!
And don’t even get me started on all the different kinds! We have free crochet fingerless gloves patterns of all different shapes and sizes. Some of them have great textures, while others are flat and solid. Some of them even have lace detailing! The color of our designs today are also all over the map and include monochrome, striped, variegated, colorblock and more. I’m confident that with the fantastic range of patterns we have in store for you today you are sure to find a pattern (or a few patterns!) to suit your fancy. Scroll down and see for yourself!
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Tips for Crocheting Fingerless Gloves
Most fingerless gloves are worked in the round, although you will find some patterns that are worked flat and seamed. In fact, the easiest wrist warmers are made out of a rectangle that is simply seamed with an opening left for the thumb!
When working fingerless gloves you will often have a separate thumb that is worked. You will usually increase for the thumb shaping (called a thumb gusset) and then after the top of the hand part is worked you will come back and add a few rounds to the thumb area to make it taller (although sometimes it is a good height after the thumb shaping.)
Pay special attention to joining and turning (or not!) in the pattern you are using. Since everyone designs fingerless gloves a bit differently, just keep these things in mind when working your fingerless gloves crochet pattern.
Yarn Options for Crochet Fingerless Gloves
You can use pretty much any yarn to crochet fingerless gloves, from fingering or sock yarn to aran weight yarn or even super bulky yarn. The sky is really the limit!
Keep in mind that these will be worn on the hands and will eventually need to be washed if you wear them enough. So pay attention to the care requirements on the yarn label. Personally I like something that can be thrown in the washer and dryer, such as a premium acrylic or superwash merino wool (although some people cannot wear wool, so keep that in mind if making for a friend).
Now, on to our patterns!!
25+ Cute and Cozy Fingerless Gloves to Crochet
1. Salt and Pepper Gloves
It should come as no surprise that free crochet fingerless gloves patterns are wildly popular all around the world. Our first fingerless gloves pattern hails from Denmark! Using Hobbii Hurricane cake yarn, you can make the cutest textured gloves using basic crochet stitches and post stitches. There’s even a matching cowl pattern!
Designer: By Katerina for Hobbii
Yarn: Hobbi Hurricane (DK Weight #3)
2. Sunset Treble Fingerless Gloves
Add a little color to a drab and dreary day with the brightly hued Sunset Treble Fingerless Gloves from The Lavender Chair. The pastel tones remind me of rainbow sherbet ice cream – yum! You can make these cute gloves using just single crochet and treble crochet stitches. The ribbed cuffs are worked flat and then the rest of the fingerless gloves crochet pattern is worked in the round.
Designer: The Lavender Chair
Yarn: Loops & Threads Creme Cotton (Aran Weight #4)
3. Seaside Fingerless Gloves
Straight stripes are so last year. Try spike stitches instead to get a bold striped look with lots of interest and texture. This 4 color fingerless gloves design is a great way to use up yarn leftover from other projects. My favorite part is that the free pattern is available in 3 different adult sizes. That way you can make sure that your new gloves fit like….well, a glove!
Spike stitch, 3 sizes
Designer: Kickin Crochet
Yarn: Vidalana Ambient Worsted (Worsted Weight #4)
4. Textured Wrist Warmers
Calling all visual learners! If you love learning new crochet patterns by watching videos, then this one’s for you! Both video and written patterns are available for these simple and stylish wrist warmers with long cuffs. This style is designed to be worn below the thumb, so you don’t have to worry about making a thumb hole. The glove pattern calls for basic stitches plus post stitches.
Designer: Crochet DuJour
Yarn: Stylecraft Special Aran (Aran Weight #4)
5. Snow Glider Fingerless Gloves
I love me some lace in my fingerless gloves! (Because let’s be real, if it’s too cold for lace, then it’s also probably too cold for fingerless gloves) Don’t worry, they’ll still keep you cozy and they’ll look extra cute too! This design is worked from the cuff up in the round using basic stitches and shell stitches.
Designer: Yarn Thrift
Yarn: Lion Brand Mandala Ombre (Worsted Weight #4)
6. Rainbow Burst Mitts
You have probably seen these fun and colorful circle in a square motifs in blankets or sweaters. Well now you can get this funky rainbow look on a smaller scale – in free crochet fingerless gloves patterns! These types of projects are perfect for yarn scraps, and you don’t have to worry too much about matching colors. Scroll down on the page to see the crochet fingerless gloves pattern link.
Designer: Cute Crochet Makes
Yarn: Stylecraft Special Double Knit (held double equivalent to Aran Weight #4)
7. Prismatic Wrist Warmers
Sometimes variegated yarns look so busy that they detract from the overall design. I love the trick of adding a neutral color to the mix to tone things done a bit. Definitely give this design a try if you’ve got a variegated yarn that’s taken up permanent residence in your stash! The fingerless glove crochet pattern uses single and half double crochet stitches along with camel stitches (aka hdc in the 3rd loop).
Designer: Winding Road Crochet
Yarn: Red Heart Super Saver Solids (Aran Weight Yarn #4)
8. Gallatin Mitts
Oh my goodness, just look how cute these gloves are! This easy crochet mitts pattern is really something special and different, don’t you think? These gloves are totally trendy, and they’re actually really easy to make too. The design is worked flat using basic stitches. It features a scalloped edging and a button closure.
Designer: Linette Grayum for Knotions
Yarn: Patons North America Classic Wool Worsted (Worsted Weight #4)
9. Richard Wrist Warmers
Free crochet patterns for men can be few and far between, so you are definitely going to want to bookmark this one for all your future gift-giving needs! Fingerless gloves in a solid color and a textured stitch pattern are perfect for men. The pattern is worked flat using the crunch stitch (alternating half double crochet and slip stitch).
Designer: Sunflower Cottage Crochet
Yarn: Hobby Lobby I Love This Yarn! Solids (Aran Weight #4)
10. Granny Square Gloves
Can you crochet a granny square? Well, then, congratulations, because you can also make these gorgeous gloves! That’s right, all you have to do is make a granny square, fold it in half and then sew up the side leaving an opening for the thumb. Easy peasy! The pattern calls for just double crochet stitches and it makes excellent use of scrap yarn.
Designer: Truly Crochet
Yarn: Cascade Yarns ® Cascade 220® (Worsted Weight #4)
11. The Midnight Dunes Set
The Midnight Dunes fingerless gloves and beanie set features a sophisticated navy blue and tan color palette that will have you feeling fabulously fine. The tight ribs on the hem of the beanie and the cuffs of the gloves are worked in slip stitches. The main stitch pattern alternates double crochet and slip stitches.
Designer: Evelyn and Peter Crochet
Yarn: Lion Brand LB Collection Merino Camel (Sport Weight #3)
12. Layer Cake Lace Fingerless Gloves
A festive speckled yarn is used to build up these fabulous fingerless gloves one layer at a time. The design features half double crochet in the 3rd loop (aka camel stitch) for stunning texture and a lovely decorative picot stitch edging for a touch of feminine grace. I really like the look of this design and I think it’s a great mix of fashion and function.
Designer: Kirsten Holloway Designs
Yarn: KT and the Squid Squid Worsted (Aran Weight #4)
13. Hygge Embroidered Wristies
If you haven’t quite got the hang of changing colors cleanly in crochet, you will be excited to hear that there’s another way to have the colorful fingerless gloves of your dreams! These gloves are worked from the cuff up all in single crochet stitches with just the one beige color. The bright designs are then embroidered on afterward for tons of fun and texture.
Designer: Haak Maar Raak!
Yarn: Scheepjes Stone Washed XL (Aran Weight #4)
14. Candy Cane Wrist Warmers
Crocheting on the bias gives these gloves their signature diagonal lines. Rows of single crochet stitches take turns with rows of half double crochet stitches. When worked in two colors, the result is a fun and festive candy cane design that you can use to show off your Christmas spirit! I think they would also be a cute addition to an elf costume.
Designer: Twinkie Chan
Yarn: Lion Brand Kitchen Cotton (Aran Weight #4)
15. Tropical Sunset Fingerless Mitts
Who says winter is all grays and blues? Bring some of that summer heat into the colder months with the sunny color palette of the Tropical Sunset Fingerless Mitts from The Stitchin’ Mommy. The design only calls for single and half double crochet stitches. You’ll be working in rows for the main gloves. After seaming, the decorative picot stitch edging is added onto the cuffs.
Designer: The Stitchin’ Mommy
Yarn: Knit Picks Chroma Twist Worsted Weight (Worsted Weight #4)
16. Puffs N Picots Gloves
Monochrome designs for free crochet fingerless gloves patterns need never be boring with all the beautiful stitches there are to choose from. This design uses forked cluster stitches and puff stitches to deliver texture in spades along with a bit of peekaboo lacework. The rusty orange color is perfect for fall, and there are matching hat and triangle scarf patterns too.
Designer: I Need It Crochet
Yarn: Lion Brand Heartland (Aran Weight #4)
17. Sunflower Fingerless Gloves
Sunflower lovers, this one’s for you! What better time than fall to celebrate this beautiful yellow and brown flower? This clever fingerless gloves design is built around a basic sunflower granny square. The pattern calls for just basic stitches plus post stitches for the ribbed cuffs. I also think this would be a great set of gloves to give as a gift!
Designer: Crafty Kitty Crochet
Yarn: Red Heart Super Saver Solids (Worsted Weight #4)
18. Star Stitch Fingerless Mittens
Have you tried the star stitch before? It’s a beautiful decorative stitch that also has the advantage of a solid surface with virtually no holes. That’s what makes it so perfect for these extra cozy and cute fingerless gloves! You can learn how to crochet the star stitch and how to make these gloves by following along with the free video and written tutorials.
Yarn: Patons North America Classic Wool Roving (Bulky Weight #5)
19. Market Mitts
Pressed for time? You can make these chunky fingerless gloves in less than half an hour using super bulky weight yarn. That’s great news if you’re making gifts for your large family, preparing for a fall market, or making gloves to donate to charity. The pattern calls for just single and double crochet stitches and it’s available in toddler, child, and adult sizes.
Designer: Evelyn and Peter Crochet
Yarn: Lion Brand Wool Ease Thick & Quick (Super Bulky Weight #6)
20. Ribbed Fingerless Gloves
If you are making gloves for someone else, it can be a little nerve wracking if you’re not quite sure what size their hands are. Patterns like this one, with stretchy ribbing throughout, will give you a little more wiggle room on sizing! You can make this design with just single and half double crochet stitches.
Designer: Little Golden Nook
Yarn: (Aran Weight #4)
21. Rumpelstiltskin Hand Warmers
Beginner crocheters shouldn’t have to feel limited by their abilities! You might be surprised at all the fabulous free crochet fingerless gloves patterns that you can make with just basic stitches. This design alternates single and double crochet stitches for a softly textured surface. The attractive button closure is my favorite part.
Designer: Crochet Rochelle
Yarn: Red Heart With Love Solids (Worsted Weight #4)
22. Traveling Vines Mitts
The Traveling Vines Mitts design was featured in WeCrochet Magazine. The trademark of this design is the stunning cable work that resembles vines and leaves. The result is simply stunning and you are sure to receive compliments every time you wear them! Keep them for yourself or give them away to a lucky lady who loves plants.
Designer: Brenda K. B. Anderson for WeCrochet Magazine
Yarn: Knit Picks Stroll Fingering Solids, Heathers & Twists (Fingering Weight #1)
23. Textured Fingerless Mitts
The next one of our free crochet fingerless gloves patterns has harnessed the power of science. The special yarn used in this pattern has special warming properties that are activated by sunlight. It’s also machine washable! You can make these cute as a button mitts (and the matching buttoned scarf) using just basic crochet stitches.
Designer: Winding Road Crochet
Yarn: Red Heart Heat Wave (Aran Weight #4)
24. Ammonite Wrist Warmers
You can step out in style without having to worry about someone else having the same gloves as you when you wear these gorgeous ammonite wrist warmers. This detailed design includes many helpful photos to explain the more advanced stitchwork. You’ll be using crab stitch, crossed single crochet, and 4 different kinds of treble crochet stitches.
Designer: Look at What I Made
Yarn: Scheepjes Stone Washed (Sport Weight #3)
25. Mountain Mitts
This is where I want to be right now: leaning on a railing, enjoying a cup of coffee, and wearing an adorable pair of fingerless gloves! This pattern is worked in turned rounds – a clever trick that helps avoid slanted seams. You’ll be using foundation double crochet stitch and the slip stitch crunch stitch.
Designer: Rohn Strong Designs
Yarn: Red Heart Super Saver Solids (Aran Weight #4)
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