Budding Foliage Fingerless Gloves by Rhonda Potteet

Budding Foliage Fingerless Gloves

Fingering (14 wpi) ?
7 stitches = 1 inch
in stockinette stitch
US 2 - 2.75 mm
300 - 400 yards (274 - 366 m)
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The finished gloves feature a leaf and bobble motif on the top of the glove, with just the lovely leaf motif on the underside of the glove. The eyelet thumb gusset is a simple, yet beautiful detail. The pattern gives details for making a shorter version, as well. Once knitted, these gloves are perfect three-season mittens.

Pattern includes comprehensive chart, detailed written instructions, suggestions, and color photos.

This pattern is a perfect option for any knitter who knows some intermediate techniques of knitting, such as: k2tog, ssk, yo, and knitting in the round. No prior experience needed of making gloves or thumb gussets since this pattern gives detailed, step-by-step instructions. You will need a PDF viewer installed on your computer to download the file.

Skill Level of Difficulty: 3 out of 5

Materials and tools needed to make these gloves:
2 Skeins Knit Picks Palette (100% Peruvian Highland Wool; 50g=231 yds), or comparable fingering weight yarn. Shown in colors “Cornmeal” and “Oyster Heather.”

  • Size 2 US (2.75mm) double pointed needles or circular, or size needed to obtain gauge.
  • Stitch Markers
  • Stitch Holder
  • Tapestry needle

Gauge: 7 sts= 1”

Finished Measurements--circumference: 9.5” (un-stretched); length: 10.5”