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DROPS Scarf and Gloves in Alpaca

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NOTE: This pattern is written in American English. All measurements in charts are in inches. For conversion from inches to cm - click here. There are different terms for crocheting in American and British English. If this pattern includes crochet, click for "crochet terms" here. For this pattern in British English, please click here.
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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