Monday, July 4, 2011
Fun and quick to knit for a beginner knitter.
The String Bikini Gloves
Knitting needles: one pair of straight needles 4.50 mm/ 7 US/ 7 UK two double-pointed needles Or size to obtain tension
Yarn: light worsted weight cotton/acrylic blend one 50-gram ball will make two pairs of gloves (size large)
Gauge: 5 stitches x 8 rows = one inch over Stockinette stitch
4 x 4 rib (over even number of stitches) row 1: knit 4, purl 4--continue to end of row Repeat row for pattern
1 x 1 rib (over even number of stitches) row 1: knit 1, purl 1--continue to end of row Repeat row for pattern
Fingers (make two) Cast on 14 stitches Work in 1 x 1 rib for one inch Cast off
I-cord (make six)
YouTube Video: How to make I-cord
Note: Small to large sizes are provided. Instructions for medium and large sizes appear in the brackets.
Make four I-cord two inches long Make two I-cords two (two and a half, three) inches long
Finishing Sew wrist and finger seams Sew long I-cord from middle finger to wrist. Sew one small I-cord from ring finger to wrist. Sew one small I-cord from middle finger to wrist. Weave in ends. ldyck(c)06/06