The Mattina Crochet Fingerless Gloves are a stylish and warm accessory that can be worn all winter long! These crochet fingerless gloves are a companion to my Mattina Scarf pattern.
Inspiration & Design
The inspiration for these crochet fingerless gloves came to me when I was wearing the matching Mattina scarf. I just love the stitch work so much that I wanted to make it a set. The Mattina scarf has been a popular pattern on the blog ever since it was released, so I thought it would be fun to crochet some matching fingerless gloves as well.
Currently, I know it can be a struggle or even scary getting to the store to buy gifts this year. My thought was that by creating the Mattina Set, it may make it just a little bit easier to crochet a beautiful gift that you can give as a present this year!
The stitch pattern for the fingerless gloves has a beautiful texture that is created by crocheting the triangle stitch. Other stitches used in this pattern include half double crochet and single crochet. Once you get a hang of the repeated rows, these mittens work up quickly.
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The construction of the Mattina Fingerless Gloves is very easy. You will crochet a simple rectangle that is then folded and sewn up the sides, leaving a small hole for your thumb. The thumb is then crocheted using the same stitch repeat as the rest of the glove pattern. Adding the thumb portion is completely optional.
For the Mattina Fingerless Gloves pattern, I used a really pretty yarn called Galileo from WeCrochet. This is a lush sport weight yarn that combines the softness of merino wool and the strength and luster of bamboo. I really love this yarn. The shimmer of the yarn displays the texture of your crochet stitches really well. It also has fantastic drape. It comes is 12 beautiful jewel tone colors and consists of 131 yards.
The yarn I used for the matching scarf is Lion Brand’s Feels Like Butta. Unfortunately, I could not find that yarn in store. You can use any yarn you want as long as you follow the measurement guidelines below.
Mattina Crochet Fingerless Gloves
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- Any comparable sport weight yarn will work for this fingerless gloves pattern.
- You can use any weight yarn for this pattern as long as you follow the measurement guidelines listed below.
- If you would like to make your gloves longer, simply crochet more rows before sewing.
- If you would like to make your gloves shorter, simply crochet less rows before sewing.
- Crocheting the thumb portion is completely optional
WeCrochet (Knitpicks) Galileo yarn. You will need approximately 1 1/2 skeins or 200yds
Fabric Measuring Tape
Single Crochet (sc)
Back Loop Only (blo)
Half Double Crochet (hdc)
Triangle Stitch (ts) – Ch.3, Yarn over and insert hook into the first stitch, yarn over, and pull up a loop. Yarn over and insert hook into the next stitch, yarn over, and pull up a loop (2 more times). There are 7 loops on hook. Yarn over and pull through all 7 loops. Ch.2
Note – When completing a row of Triangle Stitches, make sure you always ch.3 to start the row. A new Triangle Stitch always starts in the last stitch that was worked. Here is a VIDEO TUTORIAL to help.
To know how many chains is needed to crochet your rectangle, you will need to measure the widest part of your hand, which is the area across your knuckles.
Take a fabric measuring tape and wrap it around your knuckles. This measurement in inches is how long you will want your starting chain to be for your rectangle.
You will then need to make sure your starting chain is in a multiple of 2 +1. For example, my starting chain was 34 +1 = 35 chains.
MATTINA FINGERLESS GLOVES INSTRUCTIONS
Row 1 – Sc in the 2nd ch from the hook and each ch across. (34)
Row 2 – Ch.3 turn, complete a row of ts across the row. Remember to ch.2 after every ts. After the last triangle of the row, you will ch.1 and complete a hdc in the last stitch. (34 stitches, 16 Triangles)
Row 3 – Ch. 1 turn, sc in the first st, sc in the ch.1 space, 2 sc in each ch. 2 space across. After the last ch.2 space, complete a sc in the top of the ts of previous row. Then, complete a sc under the ch.3 of previous row. (34)
Row 4 – Ch.1 turn, hdc in the first st and each st across. (34)
Row 5 – Ch.1 turn, sc blo in the first st and each st across. (34)
Rows 6 thru 45 – Repeat Rows 2 thru 5 (10 more times)
You will have a rectangle that is approximately 11.5″ x 8″
Weave in any ends.
SEWING YOUR RECTANGLE
Lay your rectangle flat with the right side facing you. Then, take both sides of your rectangle and fold them in the center. Take a needle and sew from the bottom up 8 inches. Then, sew from the top down 2 inches leaving a small hole for your thumb.
Attach yarn to edge of thumbhole. (You will be working along the edge of the thumbhole opening for Row 1).
Row 1 – Make 19 sc around edge of thumbhole. (do not join)
Row 2 – Ch.3 turn, complete a row of ts around the edge of the thumbhole. Remember to ch.2 after every ts. After the last triangle of the row, you will ch.1 and complete a hdc in the last stitch. (19st, 8 triangles)
Row 3 – Ch.1 turn, hdc in every st. (19)
Row 4 – Ch.1 turn, sc blo in every st. (19)
Sew up side of the thumb
Weave in any ends.
That’s it! You just crocheted a beautiful pair of crochet fingerless gloves.
Thank you so much for following along with this Mattina Crochet Fingerless Gloves Pattern. Be sure to tag me on Instagram with your crochet gloves so I can share!