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DROPS 86-5 by DROPS Design

DROPS Scarf and Gloves in Alpaca

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Gauge: 18 sts x 23 rowswith 2 strands and stockinette = 10 x 10 cm /4 x 4 inches.

Pattern: See chart 1 and 2. The pattern is seen from the right side.

SCARF
Cast on 43 sts with 2 strands of yarn and knit 4 rows garter st. Knit the next row as follows (right side row): K 8, sl 1, K 2 tog, psso, *K 9, sl 1, K 2 tog, psso*, repeat *-* 1 time, then K 8. here are now 37 sts. Purl the next row, but K 3 sts at each side. On the next row knit Pattern 1 over all sts.
When the piece measures approx. 119 cm - adjust to end after a complete repeat, knit Pattern 2 and then bind off loosely.
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GLOVES:
Sizes: (XS/S) M/L

Materials: DROPS ALPACA from Garnstudio
(100) 100 gr nr 0100, natural

DROPS 2.5 mm [US 0] double-pointed needles, or size needed to obtain correct gauge.

Gauge: 25 sts x 34 rows in stockinette st = 10 x 10 cm

Pattern: See the charts. The pattern is seen from the right side.

Right glove: Cast on (112) 126 sts on double-pointed needles; join and place a marker at the join. Knit picot edge as follows: *K7, pass the 6th st, then the 5th st, then the 4th st over the 7th st = 4 sts remain on needles*, repeat from *-* around row = (64) 72 sts. Then knit Pattern 3 – on last rows of the pattern dec (4) 6 sts evenly distributed = (60) 66 sts.
Read the entire next section before knitting.
Pattern: Knit Pattern 4 until the piece measures (11) 12 cm, and then knit Pattern 5, decreasing (14) 12 sts evenly distributed on the first row of Pattern 5 = (46) 54 sts.
After Pattern 5 knit the next row as follows: K (23) 27 sts (= palm), place a marker (= side), K (2) 4 sts, Pattern 6 (19 sts), K (2) 4 sts, place a marker (= side). Continue in pattern as established.
Thumb: On the 2nd row of Pattern 6 (the piece measures approx. (13) 14 cm) inc for thumb: inc 1 st at each side of the 2nd st on row, every other row (5) 6 times = (11) 13 thumb-sts – inc 1 st by pulling up and knitting a st from the previous row.
When the piece measures (18) 20 cm (it is very important that the piece is at least (5) 6 cm long from the beginning of the thumb incs to here) put the (11) 13 thumb-sts on a st holder. Then cast on 1 new st behind the st holder and join = (46) 54 sts, continue the pattern as before.
When the piece measures approx. (22) 23 cm – adjust to end after a complete repeat of Pattern 6 – knit stockinette st over all sts. When the piece measures (23) 24 cm put the first and the last (19) 22 sts on the row on a st holder, then knit the little finger with the (8) 10 sts remaining on needles.
Little finger: Cast on (5) 4 new sts toward sts on st holder = (13) 14 sts, divide sts onto 3 double-pointed needles; join and knit stockinette st until finger measures approx. 5-6 cm. Then K 2 tog over all sts, cut yarn and pull through the remaining sts.
Put sts on st holder back on needles and pick up 2 sts at little finger = (40) 46 sts; join and knit 3 rows stockinette st over all sts. Put sts on st holders: (20) 23 sts for palm on 1 st holder and (20) 23 sts upper hand on 2nd st holder.
Ring finger: Put (7) 8 sts from each st holder back on needles, cast on 2 new sts toward middle finger = (16) 18 sts. Divide sts onto 3 double-pointed needles; join and knit stockinette st until finger measures approx. (7) 8 cm. Then K 2 tog over all sts, cut yarn and pull through the remaining sts.
Middle finger: Put (6) 7 sts from each st holder on needles, pick up (3) 4 sts at ring finger and cast on 3 new sts toward index finger = (18) 21 sts. Divide sts on 3 double-pointed needles; join and knit stockinette st until finger measures approx. (8) 9 cm. Then K 2 tog over all sts, cut yarn and pull through the remaining sts.
Index finger: Put the remaining (14) 16 sts on needles, pick up (3) 4 sts at middle finger = (17) 20 sts; join and knit stockinette st until finger measures approx. (6) 7 cm. Then K 2 tog over all sts, cut yarn and pull through the remaining sts.
Thumb: Put the (11) 13 sts on st holder onto needles and pick up (7) 8 sts behind these sts = (18) 21 sts. Divide sts onto 3 double-pointed needles; join and knit stockinette st for approx. (5) 6 cm, then K 2 tog over all sts, cut yarn and pull through the remaining sts.

Left glove: Knit the same as the right, reversing all shaping. After Pattern 5 knit the next row as follows: K (2) 4 sts, Pattern 6 (19 sts), K (2) 4 sts, place a marker (= side), K (23) 27 sts (= palm), place a marker (= side) and inc for thumb at each side of the next to last st on row.

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Diagram

K from RS, P from WS
P from RS, K from WS
slip 1 st as if to K, K2 tog, psso
1 yo

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