Our Ultra® Alpaca women's gauntlets feature a lacy pattern stitch.
Directions are for women’s size Medium
Width across hand – 3 3/4”
Length – 5 1/2”
1 Hank Berroco Ultra Alpaca (100 grs), #6284 Prune Mix
Straight knitting needles, size 7 OR SIZE TO OBTAIN GAUGE
2 St markers
20 sts = 4”; 34 rows = 4” in Pat St on size 7 needles
TO SAVE TIME, TAKE TIME TO CHECK GAUGE
Pattern Stitch (Multiple of 4 sts + 2)
Row 1 (RS): K2, * yo, p2 tog, k2, rep from * across.
Row 2: P2, * yo, p2 tog, p2, rep from * across.
Rep these 2 rows for Pat St.
Gauntlet (Make 2)
With straight needles, cast on 38 sts. Work even in Pat St for 1”, end on WS.
Inc Row (RS): Work in Pat St over 17 sts, place marker, M1k, k1, yo, p2 tog, k1, M1k, place marker, work in Pat St to end – 40 sts. Continuing to work in Pat St as established, inc 1 st in this manner after 1st marker and before 2nd marker every 4th row 3 times more, working incs in St st – 46 sts. Work even until piece measures 3” from beg, end on WS.
Thumb Opening: Next Row (RS): Work in pat as established over 17 sts, bind off 12 sts, work to end.
Following Row (WS): Work in pat as established, cast on 4 sts over 12 sts bound off on previous row – 38 sts. Work even in Pat St until piece measures 5 1/2” from beg, end on WS. Bind off.
Sew side seam.