Gulf Islands Tide Pool Gloves by Raven Knits Design

Gulf Islands Tide Pool Gloves

December 2019
Sport (12 wpi) ?
26 stitches and 40 rows = 4 inches
in stockinette worked in the round
US 2 - 2.75 mm
US 2½ - 3.0 mm
102 - 180 yards (93 - 165 m)
small (5.5"), medium (7"), large (8.5")
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Eagles and seabirds swirl in the skies above the Salish Sea. Your feet crunch on the pebbled beach as you disembark from your kayak. What adventures await you on the shores of these sheltered, islet dotted waters teeming with seals, otters, orcas and pods of porpoises?

The Tide Pool Gloves are the perfect accessory for keeping your hands warm during a morning of paddling and beach combing. The swirling cables imitate the miniature eddies that form as the waves are sifted back through the stony beach, slowly refilling the tide pools and lifting your kayak to carry you to another adventure on the next island in the Salish Sea.

These gloves come in three sizes, determined by measuring hand circumference below the first knuckles of the fingers, above the thumb:
small (fits palm circumference 5.5”-6.5” women’s small/teen)
medium (fits palm circumference 6.5”-7.5” women’s medium/men’s
large (fits palm circumference 7.5”-8.5” women’s large/men’s

Materials Needed:

  • 3mm circular or dpn needles or size needed for gauge
  • 102/138/180 yards sport weight yarn
  • Cable needle
  • Darning needle for weaving ends and sewing any gaps between fingers

Optional Materials:

  • Start/end of round stitch marker
  • Second circular needle/set of dpns one size smaller than main needle for cuffs if desired

26 sts x 40 rows = 4” in stockinette worked in the round