Tuesday, September 8, 2009

O’Neil Fingerless Gloves ( mens )

This pattern was made for my father-in-law. He is a slight man who is now in a wheelchair. With that in mind, the pattern is snug, and highly textured for a better grip. They can be worn on either hand, for even wear and durability.
Fits 7” wrist by 8” long hand.
84 yards of worsted weight yarn, shown in Caron’s Forest Green.
Size 8US circulars or set of 5 dpns. If you use dpns, on the rounds where you psso, knit one extra stitch off the next needle. It will save you the trouble of moving the stitch over later on.
Small amount of scrap yarn.
Gauge 4 sts. by 6 rows to 1”

2 by 2 = knit 2 stitches, purl 2 stitches, repeat. Continue in this manner.
Kf/b = knit into the front and back of the next stitch.
K2tog = knit 2 stitches together.
M1 = make new stitch by picking up bar between stitches and knit through the back loop.
Skp = slip one stitch knit wise, knit the next stitch, pass the slipped stitch over the knit stitch.
Sl 1 = slide one stitch purl wise
Psso = pass slid stitch over
X 2 = do the directions twice
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