Drinking Gloves by Wendy Gaal
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Drinking Gloves

Knitting
October 2009
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
36 stitches = 4 inches
in Stockinette Stitch
US 1 - 2.25 mm
200 - 250 yards (183 - 229 m)
Ladies Medium and Large
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Whether your hands are chilled from the winter air, or from the ice in your cocktail, these gloves will keep you warm and stylish! A perfect addition to your holiday party wardrobe or day-to-day “must-wears”, these form-fitting gloves are fun to make and even more fun to wear!

This pattern is written for two sizes, Ladies Medium and Large, and can be made using either the Two Circular Needle or Magic Loop method.

Yarn Requirements: Main Color: Approximately 225 yards of fingering weight yarn. Contrast Colors: Black (approximately 40 yards), Lt. Green (approximately 10 yards), and White (approximately 30 yards)
Gauge: 36 sts = 4” in Stockinette Stitch
Needles: Recommended size US 1

Kits Include:

  1. One skein of Sock-aholic® Tryg, Sock-aholic® Old No.8, or Sock-aholic® Sparkz in your choice of color as shown above. (Please note there is an additional $5 charge for Sock-aholic Sparkz.)
  2. Mini skeins of the black, white, and light green contrast colors needed to complete the martini .
  3. A commemorative stitch marker featuring a silver hand suspended from a turquoise bead. This little project keepsake spreads the “Hand Made” message that we all live by!
  4. The Drinking Gloves Pattern by Wendy Gaal. PDF version will be sent automatically. Options for Hard Copy and Ravelry Copy are also above.

Yarn Choices:

Sock-aholic® Tryg is dyed by hand at our brewery using a wonderfully soft 3-ply Luxury Sock Yarn made from 80% Superwash Merino and 20% Nylon. Each 100g skein contains approximately 410 yards, and knits at a gauge of 7-9 stitches per inch using size 1-2 needles. This yarn is soft yet durable, has great stitch definition, and will be your new “Go To” sock yarn!!

Sock-aholic® Old No.8 is dyed by hand at our brewery using a wonderfully soft 8-ply Luxury Sock Yarn made from 90% Superwash Merino and 10% Nylon. Each 100g skein contains approximately 410 yards, and knits at a gauge of 7-9 stitches per inch using size 1-2 needles. This yarn has a smooth and refined appearance, and will help you create elegant fingering weight projects.

Sock-aholic® Sparkz is dyed by hand at our brewery using a wonderfully soft and Sparkly! 3-ply Luxury Sock Yarn made from 63% Superwash Merino, 20% Silk, 15% Nylon, and 2% Polyester Glitz. Each 100g skein contains approximately 420 yards, and knits at a gauge of 7-9 stitches per inch using size 1-2 needles. This yarn is soft yet durable, has great stitch definition, and is perfect for your most special projects and occasions!

Washing Instructions for all Sock Yarns: Hand washing in cool water is recommended to prolong the life of any hand-knit or hand-crocheted item. This yarn may also be gently machine washed in cool water. Roll in a towel to remove excess water (do not twist or wring), and lay flat to dry away from direct sunlight.