A pair of fingerless gloves is the perfect accessory to have in wintertime. You can wear them for a little extra warmth and without giving up any of your necessary maneuverability (looking at you, cell phones).
The best part? You can make your own pair with any one of these free fingerless gloves crochet patterns. Whether it’s your first time crafting or you’re a seasoned crocheter, a pair of crochet fingerless gloves will be a project.
Let’s start with the basics:
1. Basic Crochet Fingerless Gloves
This free, easy pattern comes together quickly and creates a sleek and functional result. Beginners will both enjoy this pattern and find it exceptionally helpful, with guidelines throughout teaching you the right way to make the stitches.
If you’ve never crocheted anything before, this is a great place to start.
2. Morning Frost Fingerless Gloves
Another easy pair with a little extra something. This pattern is also great for beginners as it is advanced crafters who want to complete a quick crochet project that’s still bright and colorful.
3. The Matteo
The Matteo glove is not only easy to make, but it’s designed with unisex in mind.
The free pattern gives you helpful tips and tricks along the way, so beginners can learn as they go. If you find you were just starting to really enjoy the project by the time you completed it, carry on with the matching hat and scarf patterns!
4. Crochet Wrist Warmers
Like a little pizazz with your project? Try this free pattern.
The fingerless gloves are ribbed for ultimate stretch and comfortable sizing, then completed with a beautiful (and very easy) pattern. We do recommend you know your way around a crochet hook for this one, since the pattern is written very straight forward.
But a little searching and a little practice and you can work your way through this perfect pattern!
5. Bobble Fingerless Gloves
Beginner, with video tutorial
Like a lot of pizzazz? Check out these bobble gloves. The thick wrist detail means they make for an extra warm pair of fingerless gloves.
Don’t let the outcome fool you as a beginner: a YouTube video accompanies this free pattern so you can follow along with ease.
6. Horizon Fingerless Gloves
Like the idea of a little pop but don’t want to go whole hog? These gloves are the answer. With four lines of colored bobble stitch, these gloves add just the right touch of intrigue to your fingerless gloves.
7. Chunky Fingerless Gloves
Basic doesn’t have to be boring, and this fingerless gloves pattern proves it. Knowledge of just four stitches is all you need to make these gloves that still reveal a great texture and design in the final result.
8. Star Stitch Fingerless Gloves
For all the texture lovers, this star stitch pattern creates a beautiful fingerless glove that comes together with a highlighted edging.
The pattern walks you gently through the process, so beginners with a little practice should have no problem putting these together.
9. Evie Fingerless Glove
A classic look that works with winter and fall, this free pattern may turn into one you keep on hand to make again in other colors. This glove is easy to make and ends up looking beautiful. It’s both chunky and airy, so it will keep you warm with all the right ventilation.
10. Rumpelstiltskin Hand Warmers
The Rumpelstiltskin design is everything you want from a fingerless glove.
It’s beginner friendly, but still nice and bulky. The buttons added give it a true finishing touch that would be worthy of purchasing at any store or market. No need though – all you need to purchase is some yarn to craft these beauties yourself.
11. Victoria Fingerless Gloves
The Victoria fingerless gloves are both beauty and grace. They combine two textures: the wrist ribbing and the palm is an open design that’s both elegant and easy to follow. The end result is suitable for a princess.
12. Celtic Weave Fingerless Glove
If you’re looking for less elegance and more warmth, try this free pattern. While they’re still fingerless gloves, this project is made with a beautiful and sturdy Celtic weave design that will keep you warm on the most frigid afternoons.
13. Shell Wristwarmers
The great thing about fingerless gloves is that they’re as much a utility as an accessory. If you love adding some style to your hands in winter, try this beautiful pattern for shell wrist warmers.
Even though they look somewhat advanced, they’re actually relatively easy to accomplish – so beginners can take on the challenge and come away with a beautiful set of fingerless gloves.
14. Stained Glass Gloves
Another option for some extra intrigue around your hands is this stained glass pattern. Truly unique, this pattern uses a “millstone stitch”, so if you’ve never heard of it, you might want to try an easier pattern first.
Intermediate and advanced crafters however will find this process to be easy to understand in the free pattern, and the outcome is hard to resist.
15. Basic Crochet Texting Mittens
How to make the perfect pair of winter hand warming accessories? Add finger coverage. This pattern turns fingerless gloves into mittens and vise versa.
It’s great for the phone addict in your life (but realistically these days, which of us aren’t?)
16. Shell Stitch Texting Mittens
The design on these gloves calls for a little extra experience to get just right. If you’re a beginner who’s feeling lucky, then have a crack; it’s really just a repeating pattern.
The end result is this beautiful two-toned fingerless gloves that give you warmth and elegance in one.
17. Scribblers Fingerless Gloves
This free pattern came about as a truly inspired creation. The author uses them as part of a writer’s uniform. They keep her warm as well as enough breathability to flow through inspiration. Try them for yourself and see if they spark magic in you.
18. Alpine Fingerless Gloves
The Alpine stitch adds a beautiful twist to any project, and creates an elongating look on your wrist in these fingerless gloves. Beginners, feel free to have a crack at these.
Only a few very simple stitches you need to know to follow along with the free pattern and whip these up on a lazy Sunday or a snow day.
19. Criss Cross Fingerless Gloves
For the crafter who loves to make a statement, try this pattern. It’s got a ribbed wrist, criss-crossed palm design and finishes off with a buttoned wrist strap.
Since there’s so much to keep track of, intermediate or upper beginner crocheters will feel comfortable with this pattern. But if you truly find them undeniable as a beginner, who are we to dissuade you?
20. Treble Crochet Fingerless Gloves
We’ll never leave beginners hanging on projects, because crafting is about inclusivity. If you’re feeling inspired by a pair of fingerless gloves, this pattern will teach you how to whip up a pair with a beginner-friendly stitch.
21. Puff Stitch Fingerless Gloves
If you’re a texture-lover, then you’ll be absolutely enchanted by this free crochet pattern. Creating this popped look requires a little bit of an experienced process. However, with repetition anyone can learn and master it quickly enough to bring together these gloves.
22. Stormy Seas Fingerless Gloves
Inspired by a storm at sea, these beautiful fingerless gloves feature a captivating wave design around the fingers. Since there is such an ebb and flow to the design, intermediate crafters will find the most ease in navigating the pattern.
23. Plaid Fingerless Gloves
If you truly want to create a captivating crochet fingerless glove, try this free pattern. The plaid design is customizable for colors but will certainly build that store-bought or professionally-done result.
Buy the pattern for tips and tricks on how to adjust the size, or try your hand at the free pattern.
These wrist warmers, inspired by the seashore, are a great way to add a touch of natural wonder to your crochet project.
It’s a great gift for math and anthropology nerds in your life, or anyone who is a big fan of the Little Mermaid. It’s certainly geared more toward intermediate-level crocheters. The result is a true beauty.