Women's Angora Gloves Pattern

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MATERIALS: Fleisher’s or Bucilla Imported Featherlite French Angora, 3, 10 gram balls.

“Boye” Sock Needles, 1 set Size 1.

GAUGE: 17 sts = 2 inches

RIGHT GLOVE: Cast on 56 sts; divide on 3 needles, join. K 5 rounds even. P 1 round for turning ridge. K even until 2 ins. from turning ridge, mark end of rounds.

Hand: First inc. round: Inc. 1 st in first st, k 1, inc. 1 st in next st (5 sts in thumb gore), k to end of round. K 3 rounds even.

2nd inc. round: Inc. 1 st in first st, k 3, inc. 1 st in next st, k to end of round. Continue to inc. 1 st each side of thumb gore every 4th round having 2 sts more between incs. after each successive inc. round until 17 sts in thumb gore. K 2 rounds even, end just before first thumb st. Slip next 17 sts to a strand of yarn for thumb. Cast on 6 sts, mark for end of round; 59 sts. K 1 ½ ins. even.

First Finger: Slip first 43 sts of next round to a thread to be held for next 3 fingers; cast on 5 sts for gusset. Divide these 21 sts on 3 needles, join. K around for 2 ¼ ins.

First dec. round: K 2 tog., k to end of round; 20 sts. K 1 round even.

2nd dec. round: * K 3, k 2 tog.; repeat from * to end of round; 16 sts. K 1 round.

3rd dec. round: * K 2, k 2 tog.; repeat from * to end of round; 12 sts. K 1 round.

4th dec. round: K 2 tog. 6 times; break off leaving an end. Draw end through all 6 sts; fasten off.

Second Finger: Slip 7 sts from thread on back of hand to needle, pick up and k 5 sts on the 5 sts of gusset, k 7 sts from palm of hand to needle, cast on 4 sts for gusset. Divide these 23 sts on 3 needles, join. K around for 2 ½ ins.

First dec. round: Dec. 3 sts evenly spaced around; 20 sts. K 1 round. Finish same as first finger.

Third Finger: Slip 7 sts from back of hand to needle, pick up and k 4 sts on the 4 cast-on sts of 2nd finger, k 7 sts from palm of hand to needle, cast on 3 sts for gusset. Divide these 21 sts on 3 needles, join. K around for 2 ¼ ins. Finish same as first finger.

Fourth Finger: Slip remaining 15 sts to 2 needles, pick up and k 3 sts on the 3 cast-on sts. Divide these 18 sts on 3 needles, join. K around for 1 ¾ ins.

First dec. round: K 2 tog., k 7, k 2 tog., k 7; 16 sts. Work 1 round even. Beg. with 3rd dec. round, finish same as first finger.

Thumb: Slip the 17 thumb sts to 2 needles, pick up and k 8 sts on the 6 cast-on sts. Divide these 25 sts on 3 needles, join. K 2 rounds even.

Next round: K 2 tog. at center of sts picked up. K 1 round even. On next round, dec. 1 st above last dec.; 23 sts. K around until 2 ins. from picked up sts. Finish same as 2nd finger. Turn up hem and sew to wrong side.

LEFT GLOVE: Work same as right glove up to first finger, end k to within 6 sts of end of last round. Slip last 43 sts worked to a thread.

First Finger: K next 16 sts, cast on 5 sts for gusset. Finish left glove to correspond to right.


Other great patterns from Gloves & Mittens, Volume 29:

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Classic Gloves
Men's & Women's Cable Gloves
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Women's Two-Needle Mittens
Women's Norwegian Mittens
Women's Open Palm Mittens
Women's Shorties Gloves
Women's Lace Gloves
Women's Angora Gloves
Women's Tailored Gloves
Women's Plaid Gloves
Women's Long Gloves
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Children's Two-Needle Mittens
Children's Two Needle Cable Mittens
Children's Safety Mittens
Children's Norwegian Mittens

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