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Free Knitting Pattern: Gypsy Gauntlets

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Lion Brand® Vanna's Choice®
Pattern #: 90617AD
Rating: *****4.8 (based on 4 reviews)
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SKILL LEVEL:  Easy (Level 2)

SIZE: One Size
Mini About 6 in. (15 cm) circumference, about 7 in. (18 cm) long
Midi About 7 in. (18 cm) circumference at upper edge, about 14 in. (35.5 cm) long
Maxi About 8 in. (20.5 cm) circumference at upper edge, about 21 in. (53.5 cm) long
Gauntlets are meant to fit with negative ease (Gauntlet circumference should be less than body measurement) for a snug fit.
Note Pattern is written for Mini Gauntlets with changes for Midi and Maxi Gauntlets in parentheses. When only one number is given, it applies to all sizes. To follow pattern more easily, circle all numbers pertaining to your size before beginning.

CORRECTIONS: None
 

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Gypsy Gauntlets

Lion Brand® Vanna's Choice®

GAUGE:

16 sts = 4 in. (10 cm) in St st (k on RS, p on WS). When you match the gauge in a pattern, your project will be the size specified in the pattern and the materials specified in the pattern will be sufficient. The needle or hook size called for in the pattern is based on what the designer used, but it is not unusual for gauge to vary from person to person. If it takes you fewer stitches and rows to make your swatch, try using a smaller size hook or needles; if more stitches and rows, try a larger size hook or needles.

Making a Gauge Swatch

STITCH EXPLANATION:

kfb (knit in front and back) Knit next st without removing it from left needle, then k through back of same st - 1 st increased.

GAUNTLETS
Cast on 25 sts.
Work in St st (k on RS, p on WS) until piece measures about 7 in. (18 cm) from beg, end with a WS row.

Mini Gauntlet Only
Bind off.

Midi and Maxi Gauntlets
Next (Inc) Row:
K1, kfb k to last 2 sts, kfb, k1 - 27 sts.
Continue in St st until piece measures about 12 in. (30.5 cm) from beg, end with a WS row.
Next Row: Rep Inc Row - 29 sts.

Midi Gauntlet Only
Continue in St st until piece measures about 14 in. (35.5 cm) from beg. Bind off.

Maxi Gauntlet Only
Continue in St st until piece measures about 15 in. (38 cm) from beg, end with a WS row.
Next Row: Rep Inc Row - 31 sts.
Continue in St st until piece measures about 18 in. (46 cm) from beg, end with a WS row.
Next Row: Rep Inc Row - 33 sts.
Continue in St st until piece measures about 21 in. (53.5 cm) from beg. Bind off.

FINISHING
Beg at hand edge of Gauntlet, seam sides for 1 1/2 in. (3.8 cm). Leave 2 in. (5 cm) unseamed, then sew remainder of seam. Weave in ends.


 
ABBREVIATIONS / REFERENCES
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beg = begin(s)(ning) inc = increas(e)(s)(ing)
k = knit p = purl
rep = repeat(s)(ing) RS = right side
St st = Stockinette stitch st(s) = stitch(es)
WS = wrong side  


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Pattern Average Rating: *****4.8 (based on 4 reviews)
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Reviewed by joythesecond on 2011-05-29 *****
I made the mini. It was great. They keep my hands warm and they were very easy.


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