Cable Knit Fingerless Gloves

Materials

  • Coats & Clark Red Heart Soft Yarn: Leaf

Tools

  • Knitting needles, size 8
  • Yarn needle
  • Cable needle
  • Stitch markers, three
  • Stitch holder

Directions

Size

  • 1. Size: adult

Gauge

  • 1. 18 sts = 4”; 26 rows = 4”

What To Do

  • 1. CO 36.
  • 2. Rnd 1: PM and join sts in round being careful not to twist. ** P1, k4, * p2, k4; rep from * to last st, p1.
  • 3. Rnd 2: P1, k4, * p2, k4, rep from * to last st, p1.
  • 4. Rnds 3, 4 & 5: Rep Rnd 2.
  • 5. Rnd 6: P1, C4B, * p2, C4B; rep to last st, p1. Rep from ** through Rnd 6 once more. Rep from ** through Rnd 5 once more.
  • 6. Rnd 18: P1, k4, p2, C4B, * p2, K4 * repeat to last st, p1.
  • 7. Rnd 19: K5, p2, k4, p2, knit to end of round (this will create a st st palm). Rep Rnd 19, 3 more times.
  • 8. Rnd 23: Begin thumb gusset. Work Rnd 19 adding sts where indicated for right or left thumb gusset.

Right Thumb

  • 1. Rnd 23: Knit over 20 sts in pat, PM, M1, M1, PM, work to end. Every other row (Rnds 25, 27, 29, 31, 33) inc 1 st after first marker and 1 st before second marker. Continue until you have 12 sts between markers, then place those sts on a holder.

Left Thumb

  • 1. Rnd 23: Knit over 34 sts in pat, PM, M1, M1, PM, work to end of round. Every other row inc 1 st after first marker and 1 st before second marker. Continue until you have 12 sts between markers, then place those sts on a holder. Rep Row 1 twice more. Bind off in pat.

Glove

  • 1. Rnd 24: K5, p2, C4B, p2, k to end of round.
  • 2. Rnds 25-29: K5, p2, k4, p2, k to end of round. Rep Rnds 24-29 once more. Rep Rnd 24 once more.
  • 3. Rnds 37-38: K5, p2, k4, p2, k to end of round.
  • 4. Rnds 39-41: P1, k4, * p2, k4, rep from * to last st, p1.
  • 5. Rnd 42: P1, C4B, * p2, C4B, rep from * to last st, p1.
  • 6. Rnds 43-46: P1, k4, * p2, k4, rep from * to last st, p1. Bind off in pattern.

Thumb

  • 1. Pick up 12 sts from holder and 4 sts along hole at top of thumb. Work 3 rnds of st st, then 3 rounds of 1x1 ribbing (k1, p1). Bind off in pattern.

Finishing

  • 1. Weave in all ends.
by Julie Farmer for Coats & Clark
Cable Knit Fingerless Gloves
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