Birch Gloves by Adrienne Larsen

Birch Gloves

November 2019
DK (11 wpi) ?
27 stitches and 38 rows = 4 inches
in Stockinette Stitch
US 2 - 2.75 mm
340 - 360 yards (311 - 329 m)
One Size
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Snowflakes and frost cover every inch of the ground of cold winter mornings. Even with the sun peeking through the clouds, the air is brisk and calls for something warm to cover your hands on a wintry outing. What could be better than a pair of elegant hand-knit gloves? The Birch Gloves are the perfect solution.

The cuff and glove are knit separately and seamed together with a 4-st I-cord. Both the cuff and the glove are knit in the round from the bottom-up. In this pattern, all slipped stitches are worked purlwise with yarn held in back.

Adult Medium

Palm Circumference: 7½”
Hand Height: 6½”
Cuff Height: 4½”

Universal Yarn Kingston Tweed (50% wool, 25% alpaca, 25% mixed; 50g/194 yds)
• 102 Calcite (MC) – 2 skeins
• 112 Basalt (CC) – 1 skein
Needles: US Size 2 (2.75 mm) set of DPNs or size needed to obtain gauge
Notions: Tapestry needle, stitch markers, cable needle (cn), stitch holders or waste yarn

27 sts x 38 rnds = 4” in St st
32 sts & 48 rnds = 4” in Cuff Patt
Save time check your gauge.