Bilbo Fingerless Gloves by Sheila Toy Stromberg

Bilbo Fingerless Gloves

Knitting
August 2016
DK (11 wpi) ?
22 stitches and 44 rows = 4 inches
in Seed stitch
US 3 - 3.25 mm
75 - 175 yards (69 - 160 m)
Extra Small (Small, Medium, Large, Extra Large, Extra-Extra Large).
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Bilbo may return to the Shire as a well-traveled warrior, but in his heart he will always be a hobbit. These fingerless gloves are just like our hero - humble, homespun, with just a hint of wanderlust. Perfect for pipe smoking outside the hobbit hole with an old friend! The pattern is worked from the wrist-cuff up to the fingers and is entirely seamless.

The sizing on this pattern span from a small woman up to a large man. Make sure you check your palm measurement to ensure you are casting on for the right size! This unisex pattern looks just as great on a man as it does on a woman.

Size: Circumference in Inches (Circumference in Cm)
Extra Small: 6 ½” (16.5)
Small: 7” (18)
Medium: 7 ½” (19)
Large: 8 ½” (21.5)
Extra Large: 9” (23)
Extra-Extra Large: 9 ½” (24)

Notions: 4 stitch marker, a small stitch holder, spare circular needle of a smaller size than the gauge needles (can substitute 2 stitch holders), and a tapestry needle.

Techniques: Knitting in the round, basic increases and decreases, and basic chart reading (optional).

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