Dragon Scale Gloves
I had someone ask me if I could make them some Dragon Scale gloves. The pattern they sent me was a paid one but I found a free one and then adapted it to what I wanted. If you want to see the original pattern I adapted this from then click here.
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|Foundation Chain #||# of Scales in a Row|
|Women’s Extra Large||54||9|
Stitch Counts per Row
|14||S (40), M (46), L (52)|
|15||S (37), M (43), L (49)|
|16||S (30), M (35), L (39)|
|17||S (27), M (31), L (35)|
|18||S (30), M (33), L (36)|
|19 – 29||S (29), M (32), L (38)|
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DC = Double Crochet
DC INC -= Double Crochet Increase
SCALE = Front Post Double Crochet 4 times aound the same DC post
FPDC INC = Front Post Double Crochet Increase
Sl St = Slip Stitch
FO = Fasten Off
Chain 36 and Sl St into the 1st chain to make a ring.
Chain 3, DC, *Chain 2, skip 2, DC, Chain 2, skip 2, DC INC,* Sl St to join (18 DC)
Chain 3, SCALE into 1st DC of the DC Pair – Chain 3 and 1st DC of the previous row make up the first pair. This makes the first half of your first scale. – SCALE into the 2nd DC of the first pair, Sl St into the next DC to secure your scale. *SCALE, SCALE, Sl St* Sl St to join (6 Scales)
Chain 3, DC, *Chain 2, DC into the center of the first scale, Chain 2 and DC INC into the stitch in-between scales.* Sl St to join (18 DC)
Repeat rounds 2 and 3 until you have 6 rows of scales.
Chain 3, DC INC, *Chain 1, DC 3 times into the center of the first scale, Chain 1, DC 3 times into the stitch in-between the scales,* Chain 7, Sl St to join – This makes your thumb hole.
Chain 4, DC, *DC 3 times in the next chain space,* repeat all the way around until you get to your chain 7, DC 3 times over the chain and Chain 1, repeat it once more and then DC 3 times into the same stitch as the 1st stitch, Sl St to join. (40 DC)
Chain 3, DC, DC 3 times into the 2nd chain space, *DC 3 times into the next chain space,* repeat all the way around and then Sl St into the 1st stitch. (37 DC)
Chain 3, DC, DC 3 times into the 1st chain space. *DC INC into the next 2 chain spaces (4 DC total) and then DC 3 times into the next,* repeat 2 more times, DC INC into the next chain space and then DC 3 times into the next chain space, Sl St to join. (30 DC)
Chain 3, DC, DC INC between the 2nd and 3rd DC and every chain space all the way around, Sl St to join. (27 DC)
Chain 3, DC, *Skip the next space and DC 3 times into the next 3 chain spaces,* repeat 2 more times and then DC 3 times into the last 3 spaces, Sl St to join. (30)
Chain 3, DC INC, DC 3 times into the next chain space and every chain space all the way around, Sl St to join. (29 DC)
Repeat Round 19
Chain 3, *DC* (29 DC)
Chain 3, *FPDC,* FO (29 BPDC)
*Repeat pattern for the second glove.*
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