These simple gloves require no shaping and
less than 50 yards of yarn. Size is one size fits
all, measures approx 3 ½ inches across the
base when laying flat. These gloves are designed
to fit loosely to add warmth without a lot of bulk.
Slip the first stitch of every row when you are
working back and forth and the thumb to create
a nice, even edge.
50 yards dk or worsted weight yarn. If you are
increasing the size you may need additional
quantities of yarn.
Size 5 dpns
4 ½ stitches and 5 rows = 1 inch. Gauge is not critical with these gloves
Cast on 35.
Knit 8 rows knit 3 purl 3 rib
Knit 3 rows st st
Turn work. (You are now working back and forth so as to create an opening for your thumb.)
*Purl 1 row, knit 1 row. * 5 times (10 rows)
Knit 2 rows (in the round again. Make sure you pull the stitches near the thumb opening tight so they
Knit 12 rows knit 3 purl 2 ribbing
A close up of the glove:
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