Au Clair Fingerless Gloves

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Au Clair Fingerless Gloves Pattern


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Knitting: Au Clair Fingerless Gloves
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Pattern Details:

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Skill Level:

medium skill level requirement Intermediate

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • cable
  • knit
  • purl
  • cast-on
  • bind-off
  • seed stitch
  • increases
  • yarn over

Pattern Description:

Inspired by my good friend Claire, these sweet elbow gloves are knit using the ascending tulip cable and finished off with a lovely seed stitch detail along the back of the hand. The Au Clair (or By The Light) Fingerless Gloves can be made as per the pattern or simply reduce the number of cables for a shortened, wrist-length version.


20 stitches and 22 rows = 4 inches

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • Adult - one size fits most


  • 1 US7 24inch circular needle
  • OR 5 US7 double-pointed needles
  • 1 cable needle (optional)
  • 2 skeins Cascade Yarns 220 Superwash
  • 1 tapestry needle

Suggested yarn:

440 yards of Worsted weight

Preferred Brand/Yarn:

Cascade Yarns 220 Superwash



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Five years ago my husband had just returned home from a seven month tour of duty overseas. We were newlyweds and new home owners and had so much to be grateful for. Unable to contain my happiness, I embarked on a small Facebook experiment, documenting 12 little things a day that I loved? listening to classical music in the park, city gardens found in the unlikeliest of ...

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