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
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
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)
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
Hand circumference above thumb: 20cm/8in
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.