Inverness Gloves Kit

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Designed with gansey motifs found in the area of Inverness, Scotland, these gloves include interesting techniques and are knitted with sport-weight or Guernsey yarn.

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Description

DESCRIPTION

These gloves are knitted from the cuff, which is created out of bands of Stockinette Stitch and Reverse Stockinette Stitch, to the fingertips in the round on double-pointed needles. The garment directions, charts, and Technique Boxes with photographs, and a list of abbreviations are included.  In addition, a book and DVD are suggested for further reading. The yarn used in this kit, Frangipani Guernsey yarn, is 100% non-superwash wool.

 

FEATURED TECHNIQUES

Long Tail Cast-on, the Cable Cast-on, the Central Double Decrease, and a patterned thumb gusset

 

FINISHED SIZES

Woman’s Small (Medium, Large)

Hand Circumference: 7 (7 1/2, 8 1/4)”/ 18 (19, 21) cm

Length: 8 1/2 (9 1/2, 10 1/2)”/21.5 (24, 26.5)cm

 

GAUGE

The gauge for this pattern is 28 sts and 38 rnds/4″ (10 cm) in St st.

 

MATERIALS 

Yarn:

#2 Sport Weight: 198 (230, 290)yds/ 181 (210, 265)m

Suggested yarn: Frangipani Guernsey, Color Aran (100% wool: 240 yds/ 3 1/2 oz (219m/100g): 1 (1, 2) skeins

Needles:

Size U.S. 1 1/2 (2.5mm):  set of 5 double-pointed needles

Notions:

Stitch markers (m), stitch holders, tapestry needle

 

CARE

Handwash with good quality wool soap, lay flat to dry.

Additional information

Weight N/A
Dimensions 9 × 8 × 2 in
Size

Small & Medium, Large

Color

Aran, Amethyst, Ocean Deep, Claret, Pistachio

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