Basic Gloves by Kitty Adventures

Basic Gloves

October 2014
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
5 stitches = 1 inch
US 7 - 4.5 mm
75 - 100 yards (69 - 91 m)
small, med, large
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This pattern is available as a free Ravelry download

Terms Used

  • K: Knit
  • P: Purl
  • Sts: Stitch
  • K1fb: knit into the back and front of a st to make 2 sts from 1.


Simple fingerless mitts using worsted weight yarn, made in the round. Gauge is 5 stitches an inch. Three different sizes are given, as well as two thumb sizes.

This tutorial was also made as a youtube video to further explain all steps in a visual manner. Check out the video here:

You will need:

  • 100 yards of worsted weight yarn.
  • Size 4.5 mm double pointed knitting needles or magic loop needle.
  • a scrap piece of yarn for the thumb
  • Yarn needle for weaving in ends.
  • A hand to put the finished item on.

Feel free to sell or gift any finished item, or to build upon this simple beginner tutorial--provided you do not use any of my pictures.