Granny Square Fingerless Gloves: Aspen Gloves by The Roving Nomad

I’m so excited to introduce Heather Moore from The Roving Nomad for the first in a series of three guest posts! Heather is sharing the granny square fingerless gloves pattern for the Aspen Gloves. Her pattern includes lots of photos to guide you through the process of making your own pair of granny square fingerless gloves in super bulky yarn.

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About The Roving Nomad

The Roving Nomad, established in 2014 by Heather Moore, is a fiber arts design studio featuring original crochet patterns and finished pieces available for purchase online and in person at festivals and pop-up shops. Each design is handmade by Heather in The Roving Nomad studio. Her approachable designs, along with visual tutorials, make it easy for beginners as well as experienced crocheters to approach her patterns with ease. All of Heather’s designs are inspired by the world around us and the life we live. Creating for practical necessity and original beauty are most important in her designs.

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Aspen Gloves

Granny Square Fingerless Gloves Pattern by The Roving Nomad

Color can take us back in time and remind us of a particular place. The autumn tones featured in this glove represent the fall season in Aspen, Colorado. In a time and place where the foliage is painted with shades of yellow, orange, red and green and snow-capped mountains loom above. These fingerless gloves are sure to keep your hands warm while you take in all that beautiful fall scenery.

NOTES FROM UNDERGROUND CRAFTER

  • This pattern uses U.S. crochet abbreviations. You can find a list of standard abbreviations here.
  • Oombawka Design has helpful video and photo tutorials for the magic ring here.
  • A video tutorial for the BPdc and FPdc stitches is shown below.
  • If you can’t see the video above for BPdc and FPdc stitches, click here to watch it on YouTube.
  • Heart Hook Home has a helpful video tutorial for the dc2tog stitch here.
  • Fiber Flux has a helpful video tutorials for identifying the back loop (blo) in crochet here and for the sc2tog stitch here.
  • Lion Brand Wool Ease Thick and Quick is a super bulky yarn.

SUPPLIES

GRANNY SQUARE BASE – Make 4

  • With A create a magic ring
  • Rd 1: ch3, dc2, ch2, *dc3, ch2* rep 3x, sl st in 1st dc to join (12 dc, 4 ch2sps)
  • Fasten off, weave in ends
  • With B, join on to any ch2sp
  • Rd 2: ch3, dc2, ch2, dc3 in same ch2sp, ch1, *working in the next ch2sp, dc3, ch2, dc3, ch1* rep 3x, sl st to join (24 dc, 4 ch2sps, 4 ch1sps)
  • Fasten off; weave in ends

ATTACHING SQUARES

  • Place 2 squares on top of each other with working side facing out
  • With C attach yarn to last st of ch2sp working under the center sts only
  • Ch1, sc in same st as join, working in the blo sl st 8 across (9sl st)
  • Fasten off, weave in ends
  • Turn squares to face the opposite side of what was just worked
  • With C attach yarn as you did previously
  • Ch1, sl st 4
  • Fasten off; weave in ends
  • Skip one st and attach yarn to the following st
  • With C attach yarn as you did previously
  • Ch1, sl st 4
  • Fasten off; weave in ends

THUMB – Repeat on Both Gloves

  • With C, attach yarn to the blo any st on thumb hole
  • Rd 1: ch1, sc6 in blo, sl st to join (6sc)
  • Rd 2-3: ch1, sc6, sl st to join (6sc)
  • Fasten off; weave in ends

TOP

  • With A, fasten on blo to 2nd st from corner of glove
  • Rd 1: ch1, working in the blo for the entire row, sc2tog (sk green edging) sc2tog, sc6, *sc2tog* rep 2x, sc5, sl st in 1st sc to join (16 sc)
  • Rd: ch1, sc16, sl st in 1 st sc to join (16 sc)

WRIST – Repeat on both Gloves

  • With C, attach yarn 3 sts from thumb hole
  • Rd 1: ch3 (counts as dc), working in the blo *dc2tog* rep 2x, sc7, *dc2tog* rep 2x, sc6, sl st to join (18 dc)
  • Rd 2-3: ch3 (counts as BPdc), FPdc1, *BPdc1, FPdc1* rep 8x (89 FPdc, 9 BPdc)
© 2020 by Heather Moore/The Roving Nomad and published with permission by Underground Crafter. This pattern is for personal use only. You may use the pattern to make unlimited items for yourself, for charity, or to give as gifts. You may sell items you personally make by hand from this pattern. Do not violate Heather’s copyright by distributing this pattern or the photos in any form, including but not limited to scanning, photocopying, emailing, or posting on a website or internet discussion group. if you want to share the pattern, point your friends to this link: https://undergroundcrafter.com/2020/10/19/granny-square-fingerless-gloves-aspen-gloves-by-the-roving-nomad/. Thanks for supporting indie designers!

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