Weißröckchen Gloves by Simone Urban

Weißröckchen Gloves

Knitting
January 2022
DK (11 wpi) ?
30 stitches and 36 rows = 4 inches
in Colourwork chart
US 2½ - 3.0 mm
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YARN
Rowan Felted Tweed (50% Wool, 25% Alpaca, 25% Viscose; 175m / 191yds per 50g ball)
1 ball of each of the following shades:
A 211 Black
B 177 Clay

NEEDLES AND NOTIONS
Gauge-size needle(s) of your preferred type for working small circumferences
Gauge-size double-pointed needles for working fingers
Long gauge-size circular needle for holding finger stitches
Waste yarn (for thumb placement)
Stitch markers
Tapestry needle

GAUGE
30 sts and 36 rounds to 10cm / 4in over colourwork pattern in the round.
Use 3mm needles as a starting point for swatching.

SIZE
To fit hand 18-20.5cm / 7-8in circumference.

SPECIAL TECHNIQUES
Two-colour long-tail cast-on
German Short Rows

PATTERN NOTES
The gloves are cast on, and a cuff is worked in a 2x2 rib pattern.
After increasing stitches and beginning to work from colourwork charts, a placeholder of waste yarn is inserted into the fabric of the palm for the afterthought thumb.
The charts are completed, and the hand is finished with two short rows. Each of the four fingers and the thumb are worked seperately.