Knit Wristers Fingerless Gloves


size: varies

Materials

  • Rowan Felted Tweed 1 skein each: Horizon (179), Gilt (160)

Abbreviations

DPN(s) = double pointed needle(s)
k = knit
M1 = Make 1 increase
p = purl
pm = place marker
rep = repeat
Rnd(s) = round(s)
RT = Right Twist
sk = skip
sl = slip
st(s) = stitch(es)

Tools

  • Double pointed needles, sizes: 2, 4
  • Small yarn bobbins, two
  • Stitch markers, two
  • Stitch holder

Directions

  • Special Stitches
  • 1. Right Twist (RT): Sk 1 st on left needle, k next st but do not push off left needle, k skipped st, push both sts off left needle.
  • Left Wrister
  • 1. (Note: Horizon (A) and Gilt (B) throughout. Wind two bobbins with 1-1/2 yds. each of color B. Use one wound bobbin for each column of B sts; float A by running it behind B sts, being careful not to pull too tightly or let it lie too loosely. Always bring new yarn color under old yarn color.)
  • Cuff
  • 1. With smaller needles and A, cast on 36 sts; divide onto three DPNs to work in round. Pm for start of round if desired.
  • 2. Rnd 1: With A, *k1, p1. Rep from * to end. Rep Rnd 1 until work measures 2” from cast-on edge.
  • Hand
  • 1. Change to larger needles.
  • 2. Rnd 1: With A, k around, increasing one stitch at any point. 37 sts
  • 3. Rnd 2: With A, k 25, with B, k 2, with A, k 2, with B, k 2, with A, k to end.
  • 4. Rnd 3: With A, k 25, with B, RT, with A, k 2, with B, RT, with A, k to end. Rep Rnds 2 and 3 for pattern until work measures 1-1/2” from start of st.
  • Thumb
  • 1. Rnd 1: Maintaining color/twist pattern as established, here and throughout, k 18, pm, M1, k 1 M1, pm, k to end. 39 sts
  • 2. Rnd 2: Maintaining color/twist pattern as established, K.
  • 3. Rnd 3: K 1, sl marker, M1, k to next marker, M1, sl marker, k to end. 41 sts
  • 4. Rnd 4: Rep Rnd 2.
  • 5. Rnds 5–14: Rep Rnds 3-4 five times. (Note: There will be two more sts between markers after every Rnd 3.)
  • 6. Rnd 1: Maintaining color/twist pattern as established here and throughout, k 18, pm, M1, k 1 M1, pm, k to end. 39 sts
  • 7. Rnd 2: Maintaining color/twist pattern as established, K.
  • 8. Rnd 3: K 1, sl marker, M1, k to next marker, M1, sl marker, k to end. 41 sts
  • 9. Rnd 4: Rep Rnd 2
  • 10. Rnds 5–14: Rep Rnds 3-4 five times. There will be two more sts between markers after every Rnd 3.
  • 11. Rep Ribbing and Thumb Ribbing sections of Left Wrister.
  • 12. Weave in ends, block if desired.
  • Ribbing
  • 1. Rnd 1: Keeping color/twist pattern as established, k to stitch marker, remove marker, place next 15 sts on small st holder, k to end of rnd. Set stitches on holder aside for thumb ribbing. End off both B bobbins. 36 sts
  • 2. Rnd 2: With A, *k1, p1. Rep from * to end.
  • 3. Rnds 3–6: With smaller DPNs, rep Rnd 2. Bind off in ribbing after Rnd 6.
  • Thumb Ribbing
  • 1. Rnd 1: Place sts from stitch holder back on larger DPNs; pick up 3 sts where thumb gusset meets hand. 18 sts
  • 2. Rnd 2: *K1, p1. Rep from * to end.
  • 3. Rnds 3–6: With smaller DPNs, rep Rnd 2. Bind off in ribbing after Rnd 6.
  • Right Wrister
  • 1. Rep all instructions of Left Wrister through Hand.

by Mary Beth Temple

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