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Rene Children's Gloves on Two Needles

Rene children's gloves. Knit flat on two needles

Materials

2 ounces 4-ply (fingering weight) wool

1 pair of Old UK No. 13 / US 1 / Metric 2.25mm knitting needles

Size

To fit 10-12 years.

Gauge

No gauge is given in the original pattern

Abbreviations

k, knit;

P., purl;

sts, stitches;

ins., inches;

tog., together;

inc., increase;

dec., decrease;

patt, pattern;

rep., repeat;

st st, stocking stitch (right side k, wrong side p);

rds., rounds;

beg., beginning;

dr., draw;

R.H., right hand;

L.H., left hand;

RSF, right side facing;

SSK, Slip two together as if to knit, pass them back onto the left hand needle in their new twisted position and knit together. You could also work this decrease as "Slip 1, knit 1, pass the slip stitch over the stitch just knit";

sl., slip;

cont., continue;

rem., remaining.

Pattern

Right Hand Glove

Cast on 50 sts. and work 2½ ins. in K1, P1 rib, change to patt, which consists of 1 row only, worked on the first 29 sts (expalined below in the pattern). The palms and fingers are in st st

1st row (RSF): (K2, P2) 7 times, K1, K to end.

2nd row: P21, patt 29, i.e., K2, P2, 7 times, K1.

3rd row: Patt 29 , K twice into the next st., K to end.

4th row: P22 , patt 29.

5th row: Patt 29, inc. into each of the next 2 sts., K to end.

6th row: P24, patt 29.

7th row: Patt 29, K to end.

8th row: As 6th row.

Rep. the last 4 rows 5 times , allowing for 2 extra sts. in the thumb gusset after each inc.

Work 3 more rows.

The Thumb

Patt 29, K15, turn, P15 back, turn, and cast on 3 sts.

Work in st st on these 18 sts. for 1¾ ins. (or length required)

Shape top as follows:

1st row (RSF): * K1, SSK, K3, K2tog, K1; rep. from * to end.

2nd row: P.

3rd row: * K1, SSK, K1, K2tog, K1; rep. from *.

Break off wool. run through rem. sts., fasten off securely, and sew down seam of thumb.

Next row (RSF): K up 3 sts. from the base of thumb, K across rem. sts. and cont. in patt for 1½ ins. (or length required).

Commence Fingers

First Finger

(RSF): Patt 29, K4, turn, P15 back, turn and cast on 3 sts.

Cont. in st st on these 18 sts. for 2 ins. (or length required).

Shape top and finish off as for thumb.

Second Finger

(RSF): Rejoin wool and K up 3 sts. from the base of the First Finger, K6, turn, and P15 back, turn, and cast on 3 sts.

Cont. in st st on these 18 sts. for 2 ins. (or length required) .

Shape top and finish off as for thumb.

Third Finger

(RSF) Rejoin wool and K up 3 sts. from the base of the Second Finger, K6, turn, and P15 back, turn, and cast on 3 sts.

Cont. in st st on these 18 sts. for 1¾ ins. (or lengfh required) . Shape top and finish off as for thumb.

Fourth Finger

(RSF): K up 3 sts. from the base of the Third Finger, K to end.

Cont. in st st on these 15 sts. for 1½ ins. (or length required) .

Shape top as follows:

1st row (RSF): K1, * SSK, K2, K2tog, K1, rep. from *.

2nd row: P.

3rd row: * K1, SSK, K2tog, K1, rep. from

Finish off as for thumb and sew down seam of glove.

Left Hand Glove

Work exactly as for R.H. to 1st patt row.

1st row: K21 , patt 29.

2nd row: Patt 29, P21.

3rd row: K19, K twice into the next st., K1, patt 29.

4th row: Patt 29, P22.

5th row: K19, K twice into the next 2 sts., K1, patt 29.

6th row: Patt 29, P24.

7th row: K24, patt 29.

8th row: As 6th row.

Cont. inc. in every 4th row as for R.H. until there are 13 extra sts. on needle.

Work the 3 rows following.

The Thumb

(RSF): K34, turn, cast on 3 sts., P18, turn , and work on these 18 sts. as for R.H. thumb.

Rejoin wool and K. up 3 sts. from the base of the thumb and cont. across all sts. as for R.H.

First Finger

(RSF): K32, turn, and cast on 3 sts., P18 back, turn, and cont. on these 18 sts. as for 1st finger R.H.

Second Finger

(RSF): K up 3 sts from the base of the First Finger, K6, turn, and cast on 3 sts., P18 back, turn and cont. on these 18 sts. as for Second Finger R.H.

Third Finger

(RSF): K up 3 sts. from the base of the Second Finger, K6, turn, and cast on 3 sts., P18 back, turn , and cont. on these 18 sts. as for Third Finger R.H.

Fourth Finger

(RSF): K up 3 sts. from the base of the Third Finger, K to end. Work on these 15 sts. as for Fourth Finger R.H.


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