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DROPS 2.5 mm and 3 mm circular needles, or sizes needed to obtain correct gauge.
Gauge: 23 sts and 48 rows on larger needles = 10 x 10 cm.
Hood: Begin on top of the head. Cast on 100 sts on larger circular needles and knit in garter st back and forth (the edges are the center front). When the work measures 22 cm , inc on each side every other row: 1 st 2 times, 2 sts 5 times. 124 sts.
Cast on 28 sts at the center front and join the front edges. 152 sts. Now divide the work at the center back and knit all sts back and forth (the edges are the center back -- you do this so that you will sew together at the center back). Measure the work from here. Knit 10 cm . On the next right side row inc 34 sts evenly distributed on the row. 186 sts. Knit 7 cm even. On the next right side row inc 26 sts evenly distributed on the row. 212 sts. On the next right side row inc 26 sts evenly distributed on the row . 238 sts. Knit 7 cm even. Bind off with double yarn.
Assembly: Sew the seam directly on top of the head from the right side with neat elastic sts. Pick up approximately 150 sts around the face opening on smaller circular needles and join. P 1 row, K 1 row, P 1 row, K 1 row, knit 6 cm in K1, P1 rib and bind off elastically. Fold the edge over against the wrong side and sew.
Sew the seam at the center back. Make a dense tassel approximately 8-10 cm in diameter and attach it to the peak at the center back.
DROPS 3 mm and 3.5 mm double pointed needles, or sizes needed to obtain correct gauge.
Gauge: 22 sts and 30 rows on larger needles in stockinette st = 10 x 10 cm .
Rib: * K 2, P 2 . Repeat from * - *.
Gloves: Cast on 52 (56) sts on smaller double pointed needles. Join being careful not to twist the sts. Place a marker at the join and knit 4 rows in garter st, then rib for 15 cm . Dec 8 (8) sts evenly distributed on the last row = 44 (48) sts. Change to larger double pointed needles and stockinette st and place a marker after 22 (24) sts in the 23rd (25th) st. Inc the sts for the thumb on each side of this st. The remaining 21 (23) sts = inside the hand. Measure the work from here.
When the work measures 1 cm inc 1 st on each side of the marker stitch 5 (6) times every 4th row (every 3rd row). 54 (60) sts. After the thumb increases put the center 11 sts over the thumb on a stitch holder. Then cast on 1 new st over the sts on the stitch holder. 44 (50) sts. Continue until the work measures 10 (11) cm .
Knit the fingers as follows:
Little finger: Pick up 4 (6) sts from on top of the hand and 4 (5) sts from inside the hand and cast on 3 sts toward the ring finger for 11 (14) sts. Knit 5 (6) cm . On the next row, * K 2 tog * across and then pull the doubled strand through the sts. Knit 3 rows over the remaining sts on the glove before knitting the remaining fingers.
Ring finger: Pick up 6 (6) sts from on top of the hand and 6 (7) sts from inside the hand and cast on 1 st toward the little finger and one toward the center finger for 14 (15) sts. Knit 6 (7) cm . On the next row, * K 2 tog * across and then pull the doubled strand through the sts.
Center finger: Like the ring finger, but knit 7 (8) cm .
Index finger: Pick up 6 (6) sts from on top of the hand and 6 (7) sts from inside the hand and cast on 1 st toward the center finger for 13 (14) sts. Knit like the ring finger.
Thumb: Pick up the 11 sts from the stitch holder + 3 (5) sts toward the hand and knit 6 (6.5) cm and bind off as on the ring finger.
Sew a small invisible st between the fingers.
Knit another glove, but with the thumb on the opposite side.