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Yarn used ...Keltic®
Our men's gloves are knit in Keltic. The slow, muted color changes of this unusual yarn make each glove unique.
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Directions are for men’s size Medium
Width across hand – 4 1/2”Length– 10 1/2”
2 balls BERROCO KELTIC (50 grs), #5856 Peat
1 Set (4) double pointed knitting needles (dpn), size 8 OR SIZE TO OBTAIN GAUGE1
Safety pin for marker
2 St markers
2 St holders
18 sts = 4”; 26 rows = 4” in St st on size 8 needles
TO SAVE TIME, TAKE TIME TO CHECK GAUGE
GLOVE (Make 2)
With dpn’s, cast on 36 sts. Divide evenly on 3 needles and join, being careful not to twist sts. Mark for beg of rnd with pin and carry marker up. Work even in k1, p1 ribbing for 2½”. Change to St st (k EVERY rnd) and work even for 4 rnds.
Next Rnd: K6, place marker, M1k, k to last 6 sts, M1k, place marker, k6 – 38 sts.
Following Rnd: Knit. In this manner, inc 1 st after 1st marker and before 2nd marker every other rnd 5 times more – 48 sts.
Divide for Thumb: Next Rnd: K6, M1k, drop marker, sl next 18 sts onto one holder, then sl next 18 sts onto second holder, k6 – 13 sts. Divide sts onto 3 needles and work even in St st for 3”.
Dec Rnd: (K 2 tog) 6 times, k1 – 7 sts. Break off yarn leaving an end. Thread end into tapestry needle. Draw end through sts on needles, pull up tightly and fasten off.
Hand: Divide 18 sts from both holders (36 sts total) onto 3 needles, mark for beg of rnd and work even in St st until piece measures 7” from beg.
Inc Rnd: * K9, M1k, rep from * 3 times more – 40 sts.
1st Finger: Next Rnd: K5, sl next 15 sts onto first holder with opening of holder facing RH needle, sl next 14 sts onto second holder with holder facing in the opposite direction, M1k, k6 – 12 sts. Divide sts onto 3 needles and work even in St st for 3 1/4”.
Dec Rnd: (K2 tog) 6 times – 6 sts. Finish same as thumb.
2nd Finger: Next Rnd: K5 from first holder, M1k, leave the next 19 sts on holders, M1k, sl 5 sts from second holder to dpn then k these 5 sts – 12 sts. Finish same as 1st finger, working to 3 1/2”.
3rd Finger: Next Rnd: K5 from first holder, M1k, leave next 9 sts on holders, M1k, sl 5 sts from second holder to dpn then k these 5 sts – 12 sts. Finish same as 1st finger.
4th Finger: Next Rnd: K9 sts from holders, M1k – 10 sts. Divide sts onto 3 needles and work even in St st for 2 3/4”.
Dec Rnd: (K2 tog) 5 times – 5 sts. Finish same as 3rd finger.