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Mahone Bay, Nova Scotia



November 2009

Fingerless Gloves

Materials: 2.5mm Set of double pointed needles, 1 50g balls of 4 ply sock yarn in any pattern (or plain). This sample is knit in Footloose. Stitch holders (small)
Cast on 56 stitches; divide (12, 16, 12, 16)and work 2.5" in k2 p2 ribbing
Increase to 60 sts and divide 15/15/15/15; work 2.5" in stocking stitch.
Next round on needle 1 form thumb opening as follows: Slip 1st 11 sts on holder, cast on 11 sts to replace these and knit to end of round.
Continue on these 60sts for a further 1  1\2" Then knit 1/2" in k2p2 rib. (total of 4 1/2" for hand plus 2 ½ for cuff). Cast off loosely.
Thumb: Pick up 11 sts from holder and 11 sts from base of cast on sts and 1 extra st on each side. K even on these 24 sts for 1.0". Then knit 1/2 " in k2p2 rib and cast off loosely. 

- Freda Cormier