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Stevenson Gauntlets

Knitting
December 2012
Fingering / 4 ply (14 wpi) ?
30 stitches and 36 rows = 4 inches in colourwork pattern
US 1½ - 2.5 mm
US 2 - 2.75 mm
432 yards (395 m)
one size - easily adjusted.

This pattern is part of Kate’s new Colours of Shetland collection which is now available to purchase in print, and/ or digital editions.

Simple-to-knit stripy gauntlets to keep your hands and wrists cosy in chill sea breezes. Wear with the Stevenson Sweater

Yarn requirements
Jamieson & Smith 2 Ply Jumper Weight (100% Shetland Wool; 18m/25g balls)
MC: shade 202: 2 x 25g balls
CC1: shade FC47: 1 x 25g ball
CC2: shade 91: 1 x 25g ball

Other materials
3mm (UK 11/US2-3) circular needle in the following length:
1 x 20cm/8in long or dpns
2.75mm (UK 12/US 2) circular needle in the following length:
1 x 20cm/8in long
2.75mm (UK 12/US 2) dpns (for thumb)
Stitch markers
Waste yarn (a smooth cotton 4 ply will work best as it won’t stick to your main yarn)
Tapestry needle for weaving in ends
Sizing

Hand circumference above thumb: 20cm/8in
Length: 28cm/11.5in
The hand circumference can easily be adjusted, if required, by adding or removing multiples of the 6-st pattern repeat. Don’t forget that you will need to adjust your yarn quantities to reflect any changes.