Crocodile Stitch Finger less Gloves – Free Crochet Pattern

 

This Free Crochet pattern teaches you to make Crocheted Fingerless gloves using the crocodile stitch / Scale stitch.

 

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This stitch is also used in the Pattern & tutorials for:

Crocodile Stitch Draw Bag

Crocodile Stitch Shawl

 

Crocodile Stitch Finger less Gloves – Free Crochet Pattern

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For this project you will need:

HOOK: 5 mm hook or size H hook for the US

YARN: skeins of worsted weight yarn, 4 ply US, 10 ply AU

100 grams / 3.5. oz

240 meters / 262 yards

Tapestry Needle to hide your tails

 

ABBREVIATIONS

ch = Chain

sl st = Slip Stitch

st = Stitch

sk = Skip

dec = decrease

beg = beginning

YO = Yarn Over

sc = Single Crochet

dc = Double Crochet

 

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To Start
ch 24 and sl st into beginning stitch to form a ring. TIP: The crocodile stitch makes the gloves much bigger on the hand and feels loose, so if you can get your hand through a chain of 20 it’s much better. This stitch is done using 4 sts if you would like to adjust the size. (Make it as wide as it takes for her to put your hand through)
Rounds 1 & 2
sc 1 into all sts around, at the end of round 2 sl st in beginning st.

 

 

Round 3 – This round is what is called the Prep row, so that you can make the scales next round.
ch 3, Dc into same st, ch 1, sk a st * dc 1, ch 1, sk a st , dc, ch 1, dc , ch 1 into next st* repeat until you get to the last stitch, which should be a skipped stitch and then sl st into 2nd ch of beginning ch3.

 

 


Crocodile Stitch Finger less gloves 1

 

 

Round 4
ch 1 and * dc 5 down the post of the first ch 2, then going up the next post of the following dc, you want to dc 5 down the post of your ch 3 from last round. Sl st onto the post of the following single dc. * repeat sl st into the stitch of the last dc of the round.

 

 

Combined croc stitch

 

Crocodile Stitch Finger less gloves 5

 

 

Round 5
ch 3, dc into the same stitch, ch 1, * dc into the center of the crocodile scale, ch 1, and dc, ch 1, dc ,ch 1 into the dc from the last round. * (the dc’s in between the crocodile scales) repeat , sl st into 2nd ch of beginning ch 3.

 

 

Crocodile Stitch Finger less gloves 6

 

Round 6
ch 1 and * dc 5 down the post of the first ch 3, then going up the next post of the following dc, you want to dc 5 down the post. Sl st onto the post of the following single dc. * repeat sl st into the stitch of the last dc of the round.

Repeat rounds 5 and 6 until you have 8 total rows of crocodile stitches done.

 

 

Crocodile Stitch Finger less gloves 8

 

Round 19
ch 1, sc in all sts around (25 sts)

 

Crocodile Stitch Finger less gloves 14

 

sc in center of scales, sc in dc’s, sc on either side of a single dc.

 

MAKING THE THUMB

 

Round 20

ch 5, sk 2 sts, * dc in next st, ch 1, sk a st, dc 1, ch 1, dc 1, sk a st * repeat. You are creating another prep row here. Continue round until you reach your beginning stitch of ch 5.

 

Round 21
When you have come to your ch 5 again, you will have two stitches to skip here. Just go right into your first sc , and sc in all 5 sts of chain. Then sc in the DC too, then continue the round as normal making your scales as shown in round 5 using the post’s of the next dc’s. Continue like in round 5. sl st into beginning sc.

 

 

Crocodile Stitch Finger less gloves 9

 

 

Round 22
ch 2 and DC in same st, and dc into next 4 sts, ch 1 * dc into center of scale, ch 1, dc, ch 1, dc 1, ch 1, into next dc * you are making a prep row again. Repeat sl st into beg sc. Just like you did for round 5.

 

 

Crocodile Stitch Finger less gloves 11

 

 

Crocodile Stitch Finger less gloves 12

 

 

Round 23

Along the beginning ch 5 work a sc dec, sc dec, sc, ch 1, as shown in picture above, then dc , ch 1, dc , ch 1 into top of next sc, * sk a st, dc 1, ch 1, sk a st, dc , ch 1, dc , ch 1 * repeat until you reach beginning of thumb.


Round 24

dc 1, ch 1, dc 1, ch 1, in beginning sc, sk a st, dc 1, ch 1, sk a st and sl st into top of next dc. ch 1, and * dc 5 down the post of the first dc, then dc 5 up the post of the next dc, ch 1, sl st onto the post of the next dc, ch 1 * repeat, sl st into beginning dc.

 

 

Crocodile Stitch Finger less gloves 13

Round 25
ch 1, sc in all sts around like you did for round 19 – sc in center of scales, sc in dc’s, sc on either side of a single dc.

 

Round 26 & 27
continue and sc in all sts around, after round 27, skip the last stitch and sl st into beginning st and ch 1, cut yarn. Leaving enough of a tail to be worked in with a tapestry needle.

 

 

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About the Author:

Hi I'm Candy from Meladora's Creations and I design crochet patterns and film them on YouTube. I want to start by saying, I am by no means a professional teacher. I figure things out as I go along and I love playing with yarn! This is how I have discovered new crochet stitches. I am a mother of two and I live in Israel presently, but I was born and raised in Oklahoma. I met a man on an online game and became friends and through time we fell in love and I came out here to Israel to be together. From lack of knowing how to speak Hebrew, I had to find a way to help take care of our two kids, so after sharing my crochet projects online and being asked to do a tutorial on one of them, I finally broke down and tried it. Click on the "About Me" on the top of the page to read a longer version of my story.

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