Gloves with long cuff
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Materials Required - AMERICAN THREAD COMPANY
8 Balls Seasonal Colors.
5 Yards "Star" Six Strand Embroidery Cotton, any Color desired for Trim
Steel Crochet Hook Number 6 or 7.
Left Glove: Do not work glove too tightly.
Ch 98, join, being careful not to twist the ch, ch 2, skip 1 ch, 1 s c in next ch, * ch 1, skip 1 ch, s c in next ch, repeat from * all around, ch 1 and without joining rows, s c in the 2 ch loop, * ch 1, s c in next 1 ch mesh, repeat from * all around and repeat the last Row 34 times.
Next Row: Decrease every 5th mesh and work 10 rows even.
Next Row: Decrease every 6th mesh (34 meshes left) and work 16 rows even.
Next Row: 3 s c with ch 1 between in next mesh, (this starts the increase for thumb) 1 s c in each mesh with ch 1 between. Work 2 more rows of meshes even, working a mesh in each mesh of thumb.
Next Row: Work 3 s c with ch 1 between in mesh over last increasing point at thumb, then increase over same increasing point every 3rd Row 4 more times and work 2 rows even.
Next Row: Work to within 6 meshes before the increasing point, ch 9, skip 12 meshes, s c in next mesh, continue in pattern to ch over thumb, ch 1, s c in 1st ch, * ch 1, skip 1 st, s c in next st, repeat from * 3
times, ch 1, s c in next mesh and work even in pattern for 15 rows.
Next Row starts the first finger: Fold glove in half through center of thumb opening placing thumb on left side, work 6 meshes on back of hand, ch 3, counting back, skip 13 meshes, s c in next mesh, then work in pattern to ch between fingers, ch 1, s c in 1st ch, ch 1, skip 1 ch, s c in next ch and work 11 rows of pattern around finger.
Next Row: Decrease 1 mesh and work 3 rows even.
Repeat last 4 rows twice. Decrease 1 mesh and work 1 Row even, then decrease every 3rd mesh 4 times. Next Row work 1 s c in each mesh without the ch 1 between, break thread leaving an end and sew top together.
Second Finger: join thread to last st at base of 1st finger on back of glove and work 5 meshes, ch 3, s c in 4th free mesh from 1st finger on palm of glove, 1 s c with ch 1 between in each of the next 3 meshes, ch 1, sc in sc at base of 1st finger, 2 meshes between fingers working on ch same as 1st finger,. Continue in pattern for 14 rows then decrease same as 1st finger.
Third Finger: Join thread in same manner as 2nd finger and work 5 meshes on back of glove, ch 3, s c in 4th free mesh on palm side of glove and work same length as 1st finger.
Little Finger: Attach thread at back of glove at base of 3rd finger and work in pattern for 8 rows, then decrease 1 mesh and work 2 rows even. Reap last 3 rows twice, then decrease every 3rd st twice and finish same as other finger.
Thumb; Attach thread and work 2 rows of meshes.
Next Row: Decrease 2 meshes and work 2 more rows even. Repeat the last 3 rows.
Next Row: Decrease 2 meshes and work 11 rows even, then decrease every 3rd mesh 5 times and finish same as other fingers.
Work right glove same as left glove to 1st finger: Fold glove in half same as left glove having the thumb on right side and work 7 meshes on front of glove, ch 3, counting back 13 meshes, sc in next mesh and finish same as other glove.
Scallop: * Ch 3, dc in same space, sl st in next mesh, repeat from * all around.
With 6 strands embroidery cotton work bow knots 1 inch apart down center back of glove, working 4 stitches crosswise about ¾ inch long, then work 2 stitches about ¼ inch long over the 4 sts forming a knot.
From American Thread Company 1942