Materials Needed:

  • Worsted weight yarn in main color (MC) (e.g., gray or tan)
  • Small amount of worsted weight yarn in accent color (AC) (e.g., pink or white)
  • Crochet hook size H/8 (5.0mm)
  • Yarn needle
  • Stitch markers

Size: One size fits most adult hands

Finished Measurements: Approximately 7 inches (18 cm) in length and 7 inches (18 cm) in circumference (unstretched)

Gauge: 16 stitches and 18 rows = 4 inches (10 cm) in single crochet


  • Ch: Chain
  • Sc: Single crochet
  • Hdc: Half double crochet
  • Dc: Double crochet
  • Sl st: Slip stitch
  • Sc2tog: Single crochet two stitches together (decrease)

Glove Instructions:

Main Glove: Note: Work in a continuous spiral without joining at the end of each round. Use a stitch marker to mark the beginning of each round.

  1. Cuff:
    • With MC, ch 11.
    • Row 1: Starting in the 2nd ch from hook, sc across. (10 sc)
    • Rows 2-30: Sc in each st across. (10 sc)
    • Fasten off MC.
  2. Hand:
    • Join MC to the last row of the cuff.
    • Round 1: Ch 1, sc in each row end around (30 sc).
    • Rounds 2-15: Sc in each sc around. (30 sc)
    • Fasten off MC.

Cat Paw:

Switch to AC for the cat paw.

  1. Thumb Opening:
    • Count 9 stitches to the right from the beginning of the round (opposite side of the last join).
    • Join AC and ch 1.
    • Round 1: Sc in the next 7 sts. Ch 1, turn. (7 sc)
    • Round 2: Sc2tog, sc in the next 3 sts, sc2tog. Ch 1, turn. (5 sc)
    • Round 3: Sc across. Ch 1, turn. (5 sc)
    • Round 4: Sc2tog, sc in the next st, sc2tog. Ch 1, turn. (3 sc)
    • Round 5: Sc across. Ch 1, turn. (3 sc)
    • Round 6: Sc2tog, sc2tog. Fasten off AC. (2 sc)
  2. Paw Pads:
    • Join AC to the center st of the thumb opening.
    • Round 1: Ch 1, 3 sc in the same st, sc in the next 2 sts, 3 sc in the last st, sc in the next 2 sts, join with a sl st to the first sc. Fasten off AC.


  • Weave in all ends using a yarn needle.
  • Make a second glove following the same instructions.

These crochet cat paw fingerless gloves will keep your hands cozy and stylish while adding a touch of feline flair to your outfit. They’re perfect for chilly days and make a great gift for cat lovers. Customize the colors to match your preferences and enjoy showing off your adorable new accessory!