This year I hope you’ll join me on a “Year of Gloves” adventure! Each month this year, I’ll be releasing a fingerless glove pattern, and I’m so excited to share these fun crochet patterns with you! They feature different construction methods and stitches, but in order to keep things simple, I decided to use the same yarn and hook with each one. You can mix and match, choose your own colors, make some patterns or all of them! Read on for more information!
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About the Year of Gloves
Each month this year, I’ll be releasing a brand new fingerless glove pattern. You can purchase them individually or purchase the whole set via an e-book on Ravelry. Each month, the new month’s pattern will be added to the Ravelry e-book so you will automatically receive it. (So if you purchase the e-book in January, it will only contain one pattern, but by December, you will have all 12!)
Gloves are made to fit standard adult hands as defined by the craft yarn council. In this case, the gloves are designed to fit hands measuring from 7″ up to 9″ when measured around the four fingers of the hand. To measure your size, take a flexible measuring tape and wrap it around the four finger knuckles. If you don’t have a flexible tape, wrap a piece of yarn around the knuckles and mark the length, then unwrap and measure the length of yarn wrapped.
- Size G (4.0mm) Crochet Hook. I used a Furls Odyssey hook, which is unfortunately no longer being made. Any hook will do, but a few of my favorites are the Clover hooks (either Soft Touch or Amour), or if you’ve got some extra spending money, my very favorite hooks are the Furls Alpha hooks. I only own like two of these because they are expensive, but they’re beautiful, and so comfortable in my hands. If you like your hooks on the longer side, you can check out the Furls Streamlines
- Yarn! Any DK weight yarn will do, but I used Swish DK Merino yarn from WeCrochet. I chose this yarn because it comes in a wide variety of colors, is soft, natural fiber, and readily accessible. I also made some of the gloves up in a beautiful hand-dyed merino from Montana Crochet, but that yarn is much more expensive and hard to get ahold of (you can see previews of this yarn in the overview video below). You’ll need two 50g balls of Swish DK for each glove, with the exception of glove 6 – the 7″ size uses just one ball – and glove 11 – sizes 8″ up to 9″ will require 3 balls. If you choose to use the same color on more than one glove, you will likely need less than 2 balls per glove on average. Below are the colors I used for my gloves:
- January – Green Tea Heather
- February – Dove Heather
- March – Rose Heather
- April – Marine Heather
- May – Nutmeg Heather
- June – Loam Heather
- July – Gulfstream
- August – Blosson Heather
- September – Squirrel Heather
- October – Allspice
- November – Forest Heather
- December – Haze Heather
Year of Gloves Project Overview Video
Each glove will also include a video tutorial specific to that glove. Most of these videos show the 7″ size, but all sizes of the same pattern use the same techniques. You can get links below for each pattern once it has been published.
Patterns Published So Far:
January – Block Party Glove
Block Party Glove Video Tutorial: https://youtu.be/3xWbnE11Gxo
February – Classy Cozy Gloves
Classy Cozy Gloves Video Tutorial: https://youtu.be/QpJu35jHNWs