Women's Shorties Gloves Pattern

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MATERIALS: Bear Brand or Fleisher’s Ever-Match Sock and Fingering, 2 ozs.
A few yards of Bucilla Metallique non-tarnish Metal Thread.

66 Sequins and 66 Pearls for Trimming.

“Boye” Aluminum Sock Needles, 1 set Size 0.

GAUGE: 9 sts = 1 inch 15 rounds = 1 inch

RIGHT GLOVE: Cast on 56 sts loosely. Divide on 3 needles; 18 sts on each of first and 3rd needles; 20 sts on 2nd needle, join. K 2 ins. even; mark end of round.

First inc. round for thumb gore: Inc. 1 st in first st, k 1, inc. 1 st in next st (5 sts in thumb gore), k to end of round. K 3 rounds even.

2nd inc. round: Inc. 1 st in first st, k 3, inc. 1 st in next st (7 sts in thumb), k to end of round. K 3 rounds even.

3rd inc. round: Inc. 1 st in first st, k 5, inc. 1 st in next st (9 sts in thumb gore), k to end of round. Continue to inc. 1 st each side of thumb gore every 4th round, until 19 sts in thumb gore; 72 sts in round. K 2 rounds even. Slip the next 19 sts to a strand of yarn for thumb. Cast on 7 sts, mark for end of round; 60 sts. K 1 ¾ ins. even.

First Finger: Slip last 7 sts worked to a free needle, slip next 43 sts to a thread to be held for other 3 fingers, cast on 5 sts for gusset. Divide these 22 sts on 3 needles, join. K 2 ½ ins. even.

† First dec. round: * K 9, k 2 tog.; repeat from * once; 20 sts. K 2 rounds even.

2nd dec. round: * K 3, k 2 tog.; repeat from * 3 times; 16 sts. K 2 rounds even.

3rd dec. round: * K 2, k 2 tog.; repeat from * 3 times; 12 sts. K 1 round even. K 2 tog. 6 times. Break off, leaving an end. Draw end through all 6 sts. Fasten off.†

Second Finger: Slip 8 sts from thread on back of hand to needle, pick up and k 5 sts on the 5 sts of gusset, k 7 sts from palm of hand to needle, cast on 4 sts for gusset. Divide these 24 sts on 3 needles, join. K 2 ¾ ins. even.

First dec. round: K 10, k 2 tog. K 10, k 2 tog. 22 sts. K 2 rounds even. Repeat between †’s of first finger.

Third Finger: Slip 7 sts from back of hand to needle, pick up and k 4 sts on the 4 cast-on sts for gusset, k 7 from palm of hand to needle, cast on 4 sts for gusset, k 7 from palm of hand to needle, cast on 4 sts for gusset. Divide these 22 sts on 3 needles, join. K 2 ½ ins. even. Finish as for first finger.

Fourth Finger: Slip remaining 14 sts to 2 needles, pick up and k 4 sts on the 4 cast –on sts. Divide these 18 sts on 3 needle, join. K 2 ins. even.

Dec. round: K 7, k 2 tog., k 7, k 2 tog.; 16 sts. K 2 rounds even. Beg. With 3rd dec. round, finish as for first finger.

Thumb: Slip the 19 thumb sts to 2 needles, pick up and k 7 sts on the 7 cast-on sts. Divide these 26 sts on 3 needles. K 3 rounds even.

Next round: Dec. 1 st in center of picked-up sts. K 2 rounds even.

Next round: Dec. 1 st above last dec.; 24 sts. K even until 2 ins. above picked-up sts. Dec. and finish as for 2nd finger.

LEFT GLOVE: Work same as right glove up to first finger. K first 10 sts of next round. Slip next 43 sts on 3 needles. Join, finish as for first finger of right glove. Work remaining fingers and thumb to correspond to right glove. Steam.

TRIMMING: Embroider back of gloves with sequins and pearls as illustrated. Turn back ½ in. on cuff and work 1 round sc with Metallique as illustrated.

Other great patterns from Gloves & Mittens, Volume 29:

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Classic Mittens
Classic Gloves
Men's & Women's Cable Gloves
Men's Two-Needle Norwegian Mittens
Men's Fair Isle Mittens
Women's Angora Mittens
Women's Two-Needle Mittens
Women's Norwegian Mittens
Women's Open Palm Mittens
Women's Shorties Gloves
Women's Lace Gloves
Women's Angora Gloves
Women's Tailored Gloves
Women's Plaid Gloves
Women's Long Gloves
Children's Angora Mittens
Children's Two-Needle Mittens
Children's Two Needle Cable Mittens
Children's Safety Mittens
Children's Norwegian Mittens

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