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How to make gloves (convertible mitten tutorial)

Hey guys! It’s been a long time since I decided to make this tutorial. By so far it has been my longest tutorial. To make it easy to navigate through each section, I divided the tutorial into five parts. Part 1 covers: how to start the glove and do cuff and the palm loop, part 2 covers: […]

Marking the thumb row

Part 2 After working enough rows to reach to the thumb row, approximately 5.5 inch from cast on edge, you will need to mark 16 stitches for small glove, or (18/20/22) for (M/L/XL), to create the thumb on it later. The instruction for left hand and right hand will be slightly different. Left hand: The working yarn should […]

How to make fingers on gloves

Part 3 The number of stitches allocated for each finger would be the same in gloves. Having said that, you divide the number of stitches you cast on by 4 (number of your fingers except for thumb), and that would be the number of stitches required for each finger. For example, I started my gloves […]

How to make thumb in a glove

Part 4 Here I will be working on how you can add thumb to your mittens, where as we marked a row in part 2 of mittens tutorial. Ripping out scrap yarn: The first step is to rip out the marked area by removing the scrap yarn from glove. Fold the glove facing the marked area to […]

How to make flip cups to your finger-less gloves

Part 5 In this part I will show how you can add flip cups to your gloves. Picking up stitches: In the first step you need to take stitches from glove to make a flip cups. You will pick up stitches from outer side of the glove somewhere between thumb and fingers. In right hand: turn the […]

Shed leaves stitch tutorial – stitch no.36

                Cast on: Multiple of 20+1 stitch and repeat of 16 rows Instruction: Row 1: rep*(K3, K2tog, YO, K1, YO, SSK, k5, K2tog, YO, K1, YO, SSK, k2)*, k1 Row 2, 4, 6, 8, 10, 12, 14, 16: Purl Row 3: rep*(K2, K2tog, K1, YO, K1, YO, K1, SSK, […]

Herringbone stitch tutorial – stitch no.35

                Cast on: Cast on any number of stitches, repeat of two rows. Instruction: Row 1: rep*(K2tog from back loop, drop the first stitch off needle, keep the second stitch on needle)*, k1 Row 2: rep*(P2tog drop the first stitch off needle, keep the second stitch on needle)*, […]

Diamond stitch tutorial – stitch no.34

                Cast on: Multiple of 5+2 stitches and repeat of 8 rows. Instruction: Row 1: Sl 1, rep*(P1, K1, P1, K1, P1)*, K1 Row 2, 4, 6, 8: Sl1, rep*(K1, P1, K1, P1, K1 )*, P1 Row 3: Sl1, rep*(P1, KNOT3, P1), K1 Row 5: repeat row 1 Row 7: Sl1, KNOT2, rep*(P1, KNOT4)*, KNOT2,  K1 Note: […]