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DROPS 102-39 by DROPS Design

DROPS gloves in 2 threads of ”Alpaca” with cable and bobble pattern.

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Size: S/M – L/XL

Materials: DROPS Alpaca from Garnstudio
150-150 g for both sizes. Colour no. 501, light grey

DROPS double pointed needles size 4mm – or the size needed to obtain the correct knitting tension

Not sure which size you should choose? Then it might help you to know that the model in the picture is approx. 170 cm and uses size S or M. If you are making a jumper, cardigan, dress or similar garment, you will find a graphic with the measurements of the finished garment (in cm) at the bottom of the pattern.

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Knitting tension: 19 sts x 25 rows in stocking sts with 2 threads = 10 x 10 cm

Pattern: See diagram M.1. The diagram are shown from the RS.

Decreasing tip: To dec. each side, K 2 sts tog. Alternate between first, the one side of the MT (marking thread) and then the other side of the MT.

Increasing tip (apply for the gusset of the thumb):
To inc. make a yo. On the next round twist the yo to avoid a hole – ( i.e. knit into the back of the st instead of the front). Knit new sts in stocking sts.

Garter sts (round on double pointed needles): K 1st round, P 2nd round.
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Left glove:
Knit round on double pointed needles. Cast on 48-54 sts on double pointed needles size 4 mm with 2 threads of Alpaca. Knit 2 rounds in stocking sts. Continue with 4 round of Rib = K3/P3. Insert 1 MT at beg. of round and 1 MT after 27-31 sts (= 27-31 for the top of the hand and 21-23 sts for the palm of the hand). Knit 2 rounds of garter sts at the same time inc. 4-2 sts at the top of the hand = 52-56 sts in total. Continue as follows: 4-5 garter sts, M.1 (= 23 sts), 8-10 garter sts (MT should be in the middle of these sts), P 13 sts and 4-5 garter sts. When the piece measures 4 cm dec. 1 K st –read decreasing tips each side for every 1.5 cm a total of 6 times = 40 – 44 sts (25-27 sts at the top of the hand and 15-17 sts at the palm of the hand). There are now 2-4 garter sts each side. Continue until the piece measures approx. 12-13 cm. One the next round inc. at the end of round for the gusset of the thumb – read increasing tips = 41-45 sts. Continue pattern as before. At the same time when the piece measures 13-14 cm inc. 1 st each side of the new thumb gusset on every 4th round a total of 3-4 times = 7-9 thumb sts. When the piece measures 18-20 cm put these 7-9 sts + 1 more st each side (= 9-11 thumb sts) on a thread or a stitch holder. Cast on 2 new sts behind the gusset (continue to knit these 2 sts in garter sts) = 40-44 sts. Continue until the piece measures approx. 22-24 cm (adjust to a completed repeat of M.1). Then knit 2 rounds of garter sts at the same time dec. 5 sts evenly distributed at the top of the hand (= 20-22 st at the top of the hand and 15-17 sts in the palm of the hand). Knit the next round as follows: Put the 15-17 sts at the top of the hand on a thread or a stitch holder and keep 8-9 sts on the needle and put the remaining 12-13 sts from the palm of the hand on to another thread or stitch holder.

Little finger: = 8-9 sts, cast on 1 more st towards the sts on the thread or stitch holder = 9-10 sts. Knit round in stocking sts for 5½ -6½ cm, then knit the sts tog. 2 by 2. Cut the threads and pull through the remaining sts, pull tight.

Hand: Put sts from the threads or stitch holders back on needle, and pick up in addition 2 more sts towards the little finger = 29-32 sts. Knit 2 round of stocking sts. Keep the 2 sts picked up earlier towards the little finger + 5-5 sts at the top of the hand and 3-4 sts from the palm of the hand. Put remaining sts on a thread or a stitch holder (10-12 sts at the top of the hand and 9-9 sts in the palm of the hand).

Ring finger: = 10-11 sts, cast on 1 more st towards the sts on the thread or stitch holder = 11-12 sts. Knit round with stocking sts for approx. 7-8 cm, then knit all sts tog. 2 by 2. Cut the thread and put it through the remaining sts, pull tight.

Middle finger: Put 5-6 sts from the thread at the top of the hand + 4-4 sts from the palm of the hand back on the needles and in addition pick up 2 sts towards the ring finger and cast on 1 new st towards the threads or the stitch holder = 12-13 sts. Knit round with stocking sts for approx. 7½-8½ cm, then knit all sts tog. 2 by 2. Cut the thread and pull it through the remaining sts. Pull tight.

Index finger: Put the remaining 10-11 sts from the thread or stitch holder back on needle, in addition pick up 2-3 sts towards the middle finger = 12-14 sts. Knit round with stocking sts for approx. 6½-7½ cm, then knit all sts tog. 2 by 2, cut the thread and pull through the remaining sts. Pull tight.

Thumb: Put the sts from the gusset of the thumb back on needle and in addition pick up 3 sts in the edge at the back side of the thumb sts = 12-14 sts. Knit in stocking sts for approx. 5½-6 cm, then knit all sts tog. 2 by 2. Cut the thread and pull it through the remaining sts, pull tight.

Right glove: Knit as left, but reverse, i.e. knit as follows: 4-5 garter sts, P 13 sts, 8-10 garter sts, M.1 (= 23 sts) and 4-5 garter sts. Inc for the gusset of the thumb at beg. of round instead of the end of round.

Diagram

= K
= P
= put 2 sts on a cable needle in front of work, K2, K2 from cable needle
= put 1 st on a cable needle behind the work, K2, P1 from cable needle
= put 2 sts on cable needle in front of work, P1, K2 from cable needle
= Bubble – knit as follows in the same st: K1, make a yo, K1, make a yo, K1 (= 5 sts), turn. Knit 4 rows of stocking sts over these 5 sts. Then pass 2nd st on right hand needle over the 1st st, then pass 3rd st on right hand needle over the first st and the pass the 4th st on right hand needle over the 1st st and last pass the 5th st on right hand needle over the 1st st (= 1 st left).

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