Ballast Gloves by Bethany Hick

Ballast Gloves

July 2013
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
24 stitches and 32 rows = 4 inches
in St st
US 4 - 3.5 mm
438 yards (401 m)
6½" palm circumference and 8" long cuff (measured at purled band). Total length is 16".
This pattern is available from for $6.50.

-Designer Bethany Hick
-Finished Size 6½“ palm circumference and 8” long cuff (measured at purled band). Total length is 16”.
-Yarn Shoppel Wolle Alpaka Queen (50% virgin wool, 50% alpaca; 219 yd 200 m/3½ oz 100 g): #0880 black, 2 skeins. Yarn distributed by Skacel.
-Needles Sizes 4 (3.5 mm) and 7 (4.5 mm): set of double-pointed (dpn). Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge.
-Notions Markers (m); cable needle (cn); stitch holders; tapestry needle.
-Gauge 24 sts and 32 rows in St st on smaller needles.

These classic length gloves have a ruched cuff, polished finish with faux button bands and decorated points and thumb seam, giving them a romantic feel.