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How to Make Gloves

Learn how to make gloves with these free patterns and tutorials.


Even you can make a pair of gloves with a few simple materials and some elbow grease.

Some people consider gloves to be a complicated piece of fashion engineering, but with the right instructions and patterns, you'll have no problem getting the perfect fit.

Trace Your Hand to Make a Pattern

Michael Jackson
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This is a free pattern and instructions from glove.org. Apparently the owner of the pattern learned how to make gloves from the nuns at her Catholic school in the 60's.

Simple Gloves Pattern

How to Make Gloves
This tutorial has full color photos and a pattern that will help you make a pair of warm fleece gloves for the whole family.

Knit a Pair of Fingerless Gloves

Knit Gloves
Sarah E. White
These gloves allow you to use all your fingers with ease but still keep the palm of your hand and your thumb warm while you're working. Made from a soft, warm wool, these mitts will keep your hands cozy all day long. From our Guide to Knitting.

Make Fingerless Gloves from T-Shirt

Fingerless Gloves
Rain Blanken
Fingerless gloves make a statement or just keep your hands warm. We are going to use a t-shirt sleeve to make this quick pair of fingerless gloves.

Make Mittens Instead

Rain Blanken
If gloves just aren't your style, try making a quick pair of mittens. They are much easier to make than gloves, and you'll be done in no time.

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