Thrift Gloves by Outi Kater

Thrift Gloves

Knitting
May 2015
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
32 stitches and 34 rows = 4 inches
in colourwork
US 2 - 2.75 mm
305 - 625 yards (279 - 572 m)
Medium adult size
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The word ‘thrift’ comes from Old Norse, meaning prosperity. Thrift is also another name for sea pink, a small plant growing in abundance on the sea cliffs and shores of Shetland.

Materials
Jamieson & Smith 2 Ply Jumper Weight -
100% Real Shetland Wool (115m/125yds/25g ball)

2.75mm (UK12/US2) short DPNs, set of five, or your preferred needles for working small diameters in the round, or size required to obtain tension.

Stitch holders or waste yarn
Stitch markers
Tapestry needle
Sharp scissors
Small amount of cardboard for making the pompom

Sizing
To fit medium sized adult hands.
Finished measurements: 20cm/ 8in in circumference and
18cm/ 7in long from top of cuff to beginning of fingers

Tension
35 sts and 34 rows = 10cm/ 4in using 2.75mm needles over colourwork pattern