Fingerless Gloves #2

My first attempt of fingerless gloves you can read here.

My next fingerless gloves were more pretty and feminine. This time I used also the yarn made of dog fur (Chiengora).

The pattern:

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Yarn: hand-spun yarn from dog fur 58 g.

Needles: Size 4 US (3.5 mm) double-pointed needles.

Gauge: 14 sts and 26 rows = 10 cm (4”).

Fits small ladies hands.

Instructions (for 2):
Cast on 24 sts and divide evenly on needles and join a round.
Round 1: *k2, p2, repeat from *.
Round 2: *yo, k2tog, p2, repeat from *.
Round 3: *k2, p2, repeat from *.
Round 4: *k2tog, yo, p2, repeat from *.
Repeat rounds 1-4 until round 40.
After round 40 the gloves should be about 15 cm (6”) from beginning.
Prepare the thumb hole:
Round 41: Slip 6 st onto stitch holder. Knit rest of round.
Knit the rest of the hand – rounds 42-51 (should be about 18 cm (7”) from beginning.
Bind off loosely in knit.
Thumb:
Replace sts from stitch holder.
Round 1: k2, p2, k2, k8.
Round 2: yo, k2tog, p2, yo, k2tog, k8.
Round 3: k2, p2, k2, k8.
Round 4: k2tog, yo, p2, k2tog, yo, p2, k8.
Rounds 5-9: k2, p2, k2, k8.
Bind off loosely in knit.
Tuck in ends.

Work second glove to match.

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