Women's Tailored Gloves Pattern

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MATERIALS: Bear Brand or Fleisher’s Ever-Match Sock and Fingering, 3 ozs.;
Or Bucilla Six Strand Embroidery Floss, Art 017, 3 skeins, Contrasting Color for embroidery.

“Boye” Aluminum Sock Needles, 1 set Size 0.

GAUGE: 10 sts = 1 inch

RIGHT GLOVE: Cuff: Cast on 78 sts. Divide on 3 needles, 27 sts on each of first and 3rd needles, 24 sts on 2nd needle, join. K 6 rounds even. Mark last st as end of round (side edge).

First dec. round: K 1, slip, k and pas, k to within 2 sts of end, k 2 tog. K 3 rounds even. Repeat last 4 rounds until there are 7 dec. rounds; 64 sts. Work 12 rounds even after last dec. round, end at marker.

Hand: K 36 sts, mark for end of rounds of hand. Divide sts as follows: place next 22 sts on first needle, 20 sts on 2nd needle, 22 sts on 3rd needle.

First inc. round for thumb gore: 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 (7 sts in thumb gore), k to end of round. K 3 rounds even.

3rd inc. round: Inc. 1 st in first st, k 5, inc. 1 st in next st (9 sts in thumb gore), k to end of round. Continue to inc. 1 st each side of thumb gore every 4th round, until 19 sts in thumb gore; 80 sts in round. K 2 rounds even, end just before first thumb st. Slip the next 19 sts to a strand of yarn for thumb. Cast on 7 sts, mark for end of round; 68 sts. Work 2 ins. even.

First Finger: K first 7 sts of next round, slip next 49 sts to a thread to be held for other 3 fingers, leaving 12 remaining sts on needle, cast on 5 sts for gusset. Divide these 24 sts on 3 needles, join. K around for 2 ½ ins.

First dec. round: * K 4, k2 tog.; repeat from * 3 times; 20 sts. K 1 round even.

2nd dec. round: * K 3, k2 tog.; repeat from * 3 times; 16 sts. K 1 round even.

3rd dec. round: * K 2, k 2 tog.; repeat from * 3 times; 12 sts.

K 1 round even. K 2 tog. 6 times in succession. Break off, leaving an end. Draw end through all 6 sts. Fasten off.

Second Finger: Slip 9 sts from thread on back of hand to needle, pick up and k 5 sts on the 5 sts of gusset, k 8 sts from palm of hand to needle, cast on 4 sts for gusset. Divide these 26 sts on 3 needles, join. K around for 2 ¾ ins.

First dec. round: K 11, k 2 tog., k 11, k 2 tog.; 24 sts.

Finish as for first finger.

Third Finger: Slip 8 sts from back of hand to needle, pick up and k 4 sts on the 4 cast-on sts of 2nd finger, k 8 sts from palm of hand to needle, cast on 4 sts for gusset. Divide these 24 sts on 3 needles, join. K around for 2 ½ ins. Finish as for first finger.

Fourth Finger: Slip remaining 16 sts to 2 needles, pick up and k 4 sts on the 4 cast-on sts. Divide these 20 sts on 3 needles, join. K around for 2 ins. Finish as for first finger, beg. With 2nd dec. round.

Thumb: Slip the 19 thumb sts to 2 needles, pick up and k 9 sts on the 7 cast-on sts. Divide these 28 sts on 3 needles. K 3 rounds even.

Next round: K 2 sts tog. In center of sts picked up. K 2 rounds even. Next round, dec 1 st above last dec.; 26 sts. K even until 2 ins. Above picked-up sts. Finish as for second finger.

LEFT GLOVE: Cast on 78 sts, work cuff as for right glove.

Hand: K 25 sts, mark for end of round of hand. Divide on 3 needles as for right glove. Work thumb incs. and hand as for right glove, until 2 ins. above the 7 cast-on sts. K 12 sts of next round, slip next 49 sts to a thread to be held for other 3 fingers, leaving 7 remaining sts on needles. Cast on 5 sts for first finger; 24 sts. Finish as for first finger of right glove. Work remaining fingers and thumb to correspond to right glove.

FINISHING: Steam. Turn under first 3 rounds of cuff to form hem. Sew to wrong side. Outline all edges in whipping at with contrasting color as illustrated.


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