Diamonds Fingerless Gloves by Lea Bronnenkant

Diamonds Fingerless Gloves

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December 2014
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
24 stitches and 30 rows = 4 inches
in stranded colorwork
US 6 - 4.0 mm
200 yards (183 m)
small/medium, medium/large

A pair of vintage style fingerless gloves with diamonds… The stranded colorwork doesn’t have any long float: a great first time fair-isle choice! Pattern contains written instructions for everything and an additional chart for the colorwork part.

Skill level: easy.

Techniques: knit/purl in the round and flat, basic stranded colorwork, picking up stitches.

Yarn: 120 yards of color A and 80 yards of color B worsted weight yarn. The sample was made in Ofil Florencia. Yellow is color A and purple is color B.

Gauge: 24 stitches and 30 rows = 4” (10cm) in stranded colorwork (US 6/4 mm needles).

Size: small / medium and medium / large.

Tools: Size US 6 / 4 mm double pointed needles (or 1 long circular needle if you prefer magic loop) or size to get gauge; tapestry needle; scissors.