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Gloves

Size 10

1 Set No. 10 Steel Double Point Needles

Scale: 6 ½ sts. to 1 inch

8 rows to 1 inch

3 Balls KNITTING WORSTED

Size 10

1 Set No. 10 Steel Double Point Needles

Scale: 6 ½ sts. to 1 inch

8 rows to 1 inch

3 Balls Knitting Worsted

Gloves

 

RIGHT GLOVE: Working on 2 needles, cast on 50 sts. and work- in pattern same as cap for inches.

Change to P 1, K. 1, ribbing beginning with a purl st. and counting the Y. O., slip 1, of previous row as 1 st. Put work on 3 needles, and work with a 4th needle. Join.

Work even in ribbing for 2 inches. Change to plain knitting and decrease by K. 2 tog. at the beginning of every needle every other row 2 times (44 sts. on the 3 needles). Divide the sts. so that there are 16 sts. on each of first 2 needles and 12 sts. on 3rd needle. Work 5 rows even, then work to last 3 sts. on 3rd needle, mark 3rd st. from end and then increase in this st., K. 1, increase in last st. on needle. Increase in this marked st. and in the last st. on needle every 3rd row until there are 17 sts. between marked st. and end of needle. Place these 17 sts. on a thread or st. holder, cast on 4 sts. over these sts. and work even for 2 inches.

First Finger: Cast on 2 sts. at end of 3rd needle, slip remaining sts. together with first 2 of 3rd needle on a thread. Divide the 16 sts. on 3 needles. Work even for 2 ½ inches. Work 5th and 6th sts. tog. for 2 rows. Work 1 row plain, K. every 3rd and 4th sts. tog. Then K. 2 tog. around row. Draw yarn through remaining sts. Draw tightly, fasten yarn.

Second Finger: Take first 6 sts. from thread, cast on 2 sts., take last 6 sts. from thread and pick up 2 sts. on side on first finger (16 sts.). Work 2 ¾ inches, then decrease same as first finger.

Third Finger: Work same as first finger, picking up 2 sts. on side of 2nd finger, 6 on palm, cast on 2, and take last 6 sts. from thread.

Fourth Finger: Use remaining sts. and pick up 4 sts. on side of 3rd finger. Work 2 inches. Finish same as first finger.

Thumb: Place the 17 sts. on needles and pick tip 4 sts. over the cast on sts. Work even, knit ting 2 sts. together twice over the picked up sts. for 2 rounds. On the remaining sts. work even for 2 inches. Finish same as first finger.

LEFT GLOVE: Work same as Right Glove to fingers.

First Finger: K. 7 sts. of first needle, slip rest of sts. on first needle, all of sts. of 2nd needle, and first 8 sts. of 3rd needle on to a thread. Cast on 2 sts. before knitting the last 5 sts. of 3rd needle. Work same as first finger of other glove.

Work other fingers as Right Glove.  

 

Cap

Size 10

1 Pr. No. 2 Steel Needles-12 inch

1 Pr- No. 3 Steel Needles-12 inch

Scale; 6 ridges to 2 inches

1 Ball KNITTING WORSTED

No. 3 Steel Needles cast on 90 sts. and work in pattern as follows:

Row 1-* Slip 1, K. 1, Y. O., repeat from * across row, ending slip 1, K. 1.

Row 2- * Slip 1, K. 2 tog, Y. O., repeat front * across row, ending slip 1, K. 1.

Repeat row 2 for entire cap.

When work measures 6 inches, change to No. 2Steel Needles and work pattern for 2 inches.

Then change to P. 1, K. 1, ribbing, working the Y. O., slip 1, of previous row as 1 st. When work measures 10 inches from start, K 2 tog. across row.

Bind off, Sew side seam, pull top together and finish with a pompon. 

Minerva Yarns 1936