My Easy, Flat Knit, Gusseted Thumb, Fingerless Gloves.

Using DK yarn, size 4mm straight needles and a tapestry needle to sew seam and ends in. This is a quick & easy knit that incorporates a thumb gusset at the out side edge of your work for ease of row and stitch counting. Make two.

K – knit, P – purl, (-) – repeat the instructions contained in the brackets. KFB – knit into the front and the back of the stitch to increase a stitch.

  • CUFF – Cast on 32 sts. We will now be using a 1×1 rib row which is (K1,P1), repeated to end of the row. Repeat this row for a total of 12-16 rows depending on how deep you’d like your cuff to be. Mine was 12 rows.
  • MAIN BODY – Switch to moss stitch. Row 1 – (P1, K1) repeat to end of row. Row 2 – (K1,P1) repeat to end of row. Repeat rows one and two a total of 6 times.
  • THUMB GUSSET – Remember to keep the continuity of the moss stitch pattern throughout. Row 1 – P1, K1, KFB, KFB, (P1, K1), Repeat to the end of the row. Row 2 – (K1,P1,) Repeat until you have worked 30 stitches, P to last 2 stitches, K1,P1. Row 3 – P1, K1, KFB, K2, KFB, (P1, K1), Repeat to the end of the row. Row 4 – As Row 2. Row 5 – P1, K1, KFB, K4, KFB, (P1, K1), Repeat to the end of the row. Row 6 – As Row 2. Row 7 – P1, K1, KFB, K6, KFB (P1. K1), Repeat to the end of the row. Row 8 – As Row 2. Row 9 – P1, K1, KFB, K8, KFB (P1, K1) Repeat to the end of the row. Row 10 – As Row 2. Row 11 – (P1, K1), Repeat to the end of the row. Row 12 – (K1, P1) Repeat until you have worked 30 sts, (P1, K1), Repeat until last 2 stitches. K1, P1. Row 13 – As Row 11. Row 14 – (K1, P1), Repeat until you have worked 30 stitches. Cast off 12 stitches, the last 2 stitches should be K1, which is involved in the last cast off stitch then P1. Row 15 – As Row 11. Row 16 – (K1, P1), Repeat to the end of the row. Repeat rows 15 and 16 a further 3 times.
  • Work a rib cuff of your desired amount of rows. Mine is 19 rows. Cast off loosely.
  • Fold your finished knitting length-ways. Using mattress stitch, join your work to close the glove into a cylinder shape and sew the ends in.

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