Dragon Scale Fingerless Gloves Knit Free Pattern
One skein of Red Heart Boutique Unforgettable Yarn 100% acrylic (14 wpi) or similar fingering weight yarn.
Hook: F / 3.75 mm
Finished size: 10 long, 3 3/4 inches at widest part, 3 1/2 inches at decrease.
Finished weight: 3.2 oz / 90 g. 242 yards / 221 meters
Chain 36 Join with sl st to form ring. Or foundation single crochet 36
Rnd 1 Ch 3 (counts as dc and throughout). 1 Dc in same st as join. Ch 2. Skip 2 stitches. 1 dc in next st. Ch 2, Skip 2 stitches. *2 dc in next stitch. Ch 2, skip 2, 1 dc in next stitch, ch 2*. Continue around. Sl st to top of first dc to join. (see example 1). You should have 6 pairs of dc. Do not turn your work.
Rnd 2 Ch. 3. At first dc pair, make 4 dc around first dc post. (see example 2) (5 dc)
ch 1. Turn your work counter clockwise to work 5 dc up and around the second dc post. (first scale made). Sl st into next dc st to secure your scale. (see example 3)
*5 dc around first dc post of next pair. Ch 1. Turn counter clockwise to work 5 more dc up and around second post to complete scale. Sl st into next dc st to secure*. Repeat around. Insert your hook into the corner of the first scale and sl st into last dc in the round. This will close the gap between the two scales and look neater. (6 scales made)
Rnd 3 Ch 3. dc in same st. *ch 2. Dc in center of scale stitch. Ch 2. 2 dc into top of dc that is in between the 2 scales. Ch 2* and repeat around (see example 4). Sl st in top of beginning dc.
Rnd 4-14 Repeat rounds 2 and 3 until you have completed 7 rounds of dragon scales.
Rnd 15 Ch 3. 2 dc in the same stitch as join. *Ch 1. 3 dc in center of scale. Ch 1. 3 dc in top of dc that is between the 2 scales* Repeat around 8 more times. When you reach the last scale, ch 7 for thumb hole. Sl st to top of first dc to join. (50 stitches)
Rnd 16 Ch. 4. (Counts as first dc, ch 1). 3 dc in ch 1 space. Repeat around 10 more times. 3 dc in first ch of chain 7. Ch 1. Skip 2 chains. 3 dc in next chain. Ch1. Skip 2 chains. 2 dc in same stitch as first dc. Join (52 stitches)
Ch. 3. Dc in same stitch. Do not ch 1 throughout. 3 dc in next space. Repeat around. 2 dc in last space. Join (37)
Rnd 18 Ch. 3. Dc in same stitch. 3 dc in next space. 2 dc in next two spaces, Repeat 3 times. Join (30)
Ch 3. Dc in same space. 2 dc in each space around. Join (26)
Rnd 20 Ch 3. 3 dc in next space. *Skip 1 space. 3 dc in next 3 spaces*. Repeat around. Work 2 dc in last space and join to first dc. (30)
Ch 3. 2 dc in same space. 3 dc in each space around. Join (30)
Continue to work 3 dc in each space for 8 more rounds or until you get desired length.
Rnd 29-30 Ch 1. Sc in each stitch around. Join (30)
Last Rnd Ch 3. Sl st in third chain from hook (picot made). Sc in next 5 stitches. ch 3. Sl st in third chain from the hook. Repeat around and join in first stitch. Finish off.
Hope you like this pattern and enjoy making it.