Inverness Gloves Pattern

$8.00

These gloves,  designed with gansey motifs documented near Inverness, Scotland include interesting techniques and are knitted in guernsey yarn or sport-weight yarn.

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.

 

To purchase the kit, go to this page.

 

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, and are available here in 6″ length or in 4″ length.

Notions:

Stitch markers (m), stitch holders, tapestry needle

 

CARE

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

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