Sanquhar Gloves in the Drum Pattern by Nancy Bush

Sanquhar Gloves in the Drum Pattern

December 2013
Light Fingering ?
46 stitches and 44 rows = 4 inches
in stranded stockinette in the round, blocked
US 00 - 1.75 mm
475 yards (434 m)
7¾ inches (19.7cm) hand circumference
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Knitted gloves featuring a checkerboard of alternating diamonds. Knitted in the classic Drum pattern, these Sanquhar Gloves feature a bold graphic pattern in black and stark white.

These are a modern interpretation based on a study of a historical pair. The style originates in the town of Sanquhar in Dumfrieshire in southern Scotland.

Finished Size:
7¾ inches (19.7 cm) hand circumference

Wooly West Nordic Lites, 100% wool yarn, laceweight, 475 yards (434.3 m)/100 gram (3.5 oz) skein:
3 skeins, each of Kettle (MC) and Snow (CC)

Yarn Weight:
Needles: Needles, set of 5 double pointed, size 00 (1.75 mm) or size needed to obtain gauge

Small amount of waste yarn for holding stitches; Stitch markers; Tapestry needle

23 sts and 22 rows = 2 inches (5.1 cm) in patt, blocked