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Monday, February 6, 2012

Carnival Fingerless gloves






This is one easy knit fingerless glove pattern and will only take you a couple hours to finish.

They are knitted on Straight knitting needles size 4mm using the yarn and colours to go with the Carnival Scarf  you can choose any colour combination you prefer.

Instructions:
Cast on 36 stitches in eyelash yarn I chose grey
k2,p2 ribbing for 3 inches.
Next row change to double knit yarn again I chose the grey, this is a knit row, increase 4 stitches evenly, (40sts).
Purl one row
Knit one row.
Thumb increase: purl 18 stitches, in the next stitch purl in back and front of next st( increase), purl2, purl in back and front of next st, purl 18 stitches.
knit 1 row,
purl 1 row,
knit 1 row
2nd increase: purl 18 st. purl back and front of next st, purl 4 stitches,purl back and front of next st , purl 18 stitches.
knit 1 row,
purl 1 row,
knit 1 row
3rd increase= purl 18 stitches, increase one in the next as above, purl 6 stitches, increase one, purl 18 stitches.
knit 1 row,
purl 1 row,
knit 1 row
4th increase= purl 18 stitches, increase one in the next stitch, purl 8 stitches, increase one, purl 18 stitches.
knit 1 row,
purl 1 row,
knit 1 row
5th increase= purl 18 stitches, increase one, purl 10 stitches, increase one, purl 18 stitches.
knit 1 row ,
purl 1 row.
 change colour (I chose blue) and knit18 stitches and put them on a holder,
knit 14 stitches and leave them on the needle,
place remaining 18 stitches on a second holder.
work the thumb= purl 1 row, knit 1 row and purl 1 row, then work k2,p2 ribbing for 4 rows. bind them off.
change colour (I chose raspberry) and pick up and knit 18 stitches from 1st holding needle, purl1 row, knit 1 row, purl 1 row. k2, p2 ribbing for 4 rows. bind off.
Pick up stitches from second holding needle. knit 1 row, purl 1 row, knit 1 row, purl 1 row, K2, p2 ribbing for 4 rows. bind off. sew seams together using your preferred method.

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