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Oh Deer Gloves! by DROPS Design

Knitted DROPS gloves with reindeer in ”Fabel” and ”Alpaca”.

DROPS design: Pattern no FA-129
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Size: One-size

Materials: DROPS FABEL from Garnstudio
50 g colour no 100, off-white.
And use: DROPS ALPACA from Garnstudio
50 g colour no 0618m eco light beige

DROPS DOUBLE POINTED NEEDLES size 2.5 mm – or size needed to get 26 sts x 34 rows in stocking st = 10 x 10 cm.

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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LEFT GLOVE:
Worked in the round.
Cast on 56 sts on double pointed needles size 2.5 mm with Alpaca. K 1 round and continue in rib, K2/P2. When piece measures 12 cm change to Fabel. NOW MEASURE PIECE FROM HERE!
K 1 round, at the same time dec 5 sts evenly = 51 sts. Continue with M.4 – when you reach the black square in diagram beg to inc for thumb each side of this st – inc by making 1 YO, on next round K YO into back of loop, repeat the inc on every 3rd round (there should be 2 more sts between YO for each inc) a total of 6 times – work all inc sts in off-white = 63 sts. REMEMBER THE KNITTING TENSION!
When piece measures 7 cm slip the 13 thumb sts on a stitch holder. On next round cast on 1 new st behind thumb sts = 51 sts. Continue until M.4 is completed – piece now measures approx 10 cm.
Slip the first 20 sts on a stitch holder (= upper hand), keep the next 12 sts on needle and slip the last 19 sts on a stitch holder (= palm of hand).

LITTLE FINGER:
= 12 sts, cast on 2 new sts towards hand = 14 sts. Work stocking st in the round with off-white for 6 cm, then K2 tog across the round. Cut the thread and pull it through remaining 7 sts, tighten tog.

HAND:
Slip sts from stitch holders back on needle, pick up 3 sts towards little finger = 42 sts. Work 2 rounds stocking st with off-white. Now keep the 3 sts pick up towards little finger + 6 sts from upper hand and 6 sts from palm of hand on needle. Slip remaining 27 sts back on stitch holders.

RING FINGER;
= 15 sts, cast on 1 new st towards sts on stitch holders = 16 sts. Work stocking st in the round with off-white for 7.5 cm, then K2 tog across the round. Cut the thread and pull it through remaining 8 sts, tighten tog.

MIDDLE FINGER:
Slip 6 sts from stitch holder on upper hand and 6 sts from stitch holder on palm of hand back on needle, pick up 3 sts towards ring finger and cast on 1 new st towards sts on stitch holders = 16 sts. Work stocking st in the round with off-white for 8 cm, then K2 tog across the round. Cut the thread and pull it through remaining 8 sts, tighten tog.

INDEX FINGER:
Slip the remaining 15 sts from stitch holders back on needle, pick up 3 sts towards middle finger = 18 sts. Work stocking st in the round with off-white for 7 cm, then K2 tog across the round. Cut the thread and pull it through remaining 9 sts, tighten tog.

THUMB:
Slip the 13 sts from stitch holder over thumb gusset on needle and pick up 5 sts in the edge behind thumb sts = 18 sts. Work stocking st in the round with off-white for 6 cm, then K2 tog across the round. Cut the thread and pull it through remaining 9 sts, tighten tog.

RIGHT GLOVE:
Like left glove, but mirrored – work M.5 instead of M.4.

HAT: See pattern 122-15

Diagram

= off-white
= light beige mix
= K2 tog
= thumb sts (off-white)


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