Fingerless Gloves Pattern- whilst we hope that this free knitting pattern works out well for you The Knitting Wool Store disclaims all responsibility.
Size: S/M - L
Angora Ram 1 x 100g ball ( colour illustrated Dove Grey.)
Double Pointed Needles size 4 mm and 3.5mm
Gauge: 19 sts x 26 rows in st. on 4mm
Double Seed Stitch:
ROUND 1: * K 1, P 1 *, repeat from *-*.
ROUND 2: * K 1, P 1 *, repeat from *-*.
ROUND 3: * P 1, K 1 *, repeat from *-*.
ROUND 4: * P 1, K 1 *, repeat from *-*.
Repeat 1st-4th round.
Inc 1 st by making 1 YO, on next row K YO twisted to avoid holes. Work the inc sts in double seed st.
Left Fingerless Glove:
Worked in the round on double pointed needles. Cast on 40-44 sts on double pointed needles size 3.5 mm, K 1 round. Then work rib = K 2/P 2. When rib measures 4 cm switch to DPNs size 4 mm and work as follows:
P 1 , K 2, P 1, work DOUBLE SEED ST - see explanation above - over the remaining 36-40 sts.
AT THE SAME TIME on first round dec evenly 4 sts on round = 36-40 sts, do not dec over the first 4 sts.
Continue the pattern like this. When piece measures 8 cm inc 1 st on each side of the first 4 sts (P 1 + K 2 + P 1) for thumb (= 2 sts inc) - READ INCREASE TIP.
Repeat inc on each side of the inc. sts on every other round a total of 5 times = 46-50 sts. Now slip the 14 thumb sts on a stitch holder. Work in double seed st over all sts, AT THE SAME TIME cast on 4 new st behind thumb on next round = 36-40 sts. When piece measures 16-17 cm change to double pointed needles size 3.5 mm and work in rib K 2/P 2 for 4 cm / 1½'' (piece measures approx 20-21cm.) cast off with K over K and P over P.
Slip the 14 thumb sts back on double pointed needles size 4 mm In addition pick up 2-2 sts behind thumb = 16-16 sts. Work rib K 2/P 2, AT THE SAME TIME on first round inc 4 sts evenly = 20-20 sts. Continue with rib for 4 cm then cast off with K over K and P over P.
Right Fingerless Glove:
Cast on and work as left wrist warmer.