Linen Stitch Gloves by Nyss Parkes
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Linen Stitch Gloves

Knitting
January 2014
DK (11 wpi) ?
5 stitches and 5 rows = 1 inch
in linen stitch
US 8 - 5.0 mm
100 - 200 yards (91 - 183 m)
Small, Medium, Large
This pattern is available as a free Ravelry download

These simple, cosy linen stitch gloves make the perfect gift for winter. Knit from the fingers down, a woven effect is easily created in a cosy and stretchy fabric. Slipped stitches provide a useful recipe for breaking up variegated yarn, while the regular stitch provides an elegant design for both men and women.

Sizes
Small Medium,Large

Small - 16cm 6.25” around knuckles
Medium - 20cm 8” around knuckles
Large - 23cm 9” around knuckles

Yarn
The slipped stitches of linen stitch can also be useful for breaking up variegated yarn. It is suggested that you work from a single colour if using variegated yarn.

Yarn suggestions:
• Colour A: Bendigo Woollen Mills Rustic 8 Ply in ‘Earth’ colourway
• Colour B: Bendigo Woollen Mills Alpaca Rich in ‘Rich Grey’ colourway
or
• Cascade 220 in Walnut and Wheat - although not DK, provides a similar effect

Thank yous
Many thanks to pattern testers: