How do you knit gloves with straight needles?

Can you knit gloves flat?

Make fingerless gloves fast, on 2 straight needles! With simple stitches and minimal shaping, your fingers will fly through these knit flat, fingerless gloves. Leave the row of eyelets open at the wrist, or add your favorite ribbon for a personal touch.

How many stitches do you need for gloves?

To start the first glove, grab one of your knitting needles and cast on 24 stitches if you have a smaller hand, or 28 stitches for an average to large woman’s hand/medium men’s hand. Be sure to include the slip knot as the first stitch, so that there are 24/28 and not 25/29 stitches.

Are circular or straight needles easier to knit?

Working with straight or circular needles doesn’t affect the difficulty or ease of knitting, which depends on the level of the specific pattern or project you are working on and not on the needles used for it.

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