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Snow Day Gauntlets
Lion Brand® Wool-Ease®
Pattern Number: 90678AD These slitted wrist warmers are fast, fun, and give you just a little added warmth on a cool morning.

SKILL LEVEL:  Easy + (Level 3)
SIZE: One Size
About 8 in. (20.5 cm) circumference at upper edge, about 19 in. (48.5 cm) long Gauntlets are meant to fit with negative ease (Gauntlet circumference should be less than body measurement) for a snug fit.

CORRECTIONS: (applied Jun 15, 2010)
Pattern corrected to reflect image. Please refer to current pattern only.The above is only a summary of corrections; the corrected pattern text is below (if free) or shipped upon completion of order (if purchased)

MATERIALS

620-099 Wool-Ease Yarn: Fisherman

Natural cream


Quantity needed: 2 Skeins
Estimated Price: $ 9.38

Lion Brand Knitting Needles- Size 8 [5 mm]
Quantity needed: 1
Estimated Price: $ 3.60


Lion Brand Large-Eye Blunt Needles (Set of 6)
Quantity needed: 1
Estimated Price: $ 3.59

GAUGE:
18 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
Exact gauges is not imporant to this project.

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.



PATTERN STITCHES
K2, P2 Rib (multiple of 4 sts)
Row 1: *K2, p2, rep from * across.


Row 2: K the knit sts and p the purl sts.


Rep Row 2 for K2, p2 Rib.

NOTES:
Crochet hook is used for single crochet trim around elbow slit.

If desired, you may embroider blanket st around elbow slit instead of working crochet trim.


INSTRUCTIONS



GAUNTLETS
Beg at hand edge of Gauntlet, cast on 28 sts.


Row 1: K1, p2, work in K2, p2 Rib to last st, k1.


Row 2: P1, work in K2, p2 Rib to last 3 sts, k2, p1.


Rows 3 and 4: Rep Rows 1 and 2.


Change to St st (k on RS, p on WS) and work until piece measures about 5 in.

(12.5 cm) from beg, end with a WS row.


Next (Inc) Row: K1, kfb, k to last 2 sts, kfb, k1 - 30 sts.


Continue in St st until piece measures about 9 1/2 in.

(24.5 cm) from beg, end with a WS row.


Next Row: Rep Inc Row - 32 sts.


Continue in St st until piece measures about 13 in.

(33 cm) from beg, end with a WS row.


Next Row: Rep Inc Row - 34 sts.


Continue in St st until piece measures about 14 in.

(35.5 cm) from beg, end with a WS row.


Shape elbow slit
Next Row: K8, bind off 17, k to end of row.


Next Row: Purl, casting on 17 sts over bound-off sts of previous row.


Continue in St st until piece measures about 16 in.

(40.5 cm) from beg, end with a WS row.


Next Row: Rep Inc Row - 36 sts.


Continue in St st until piece measures about 18 in.

(46 cm) from beg, end with a WS row.


Next Row: K1, p2, work in K2, p2 Rib to last st, k1.


Next Row: P1, work in K2, p2 Rib to last 3 sts, k2, p1.


Rep last 2 rows once more.


Bind off.



FINISHING
Seam sides of Gauntlet along rib at hand edge.

Leave next 2 in.

(5 cm) unseamed for thumb, then sew remainder of seam.

From RS, join yarn with a slip stitch anywhere along edge of elbow slit.

Work single crochet evenly spaced around edge of slit.

Fasten off.


Weave in ends.

ABBREVIATIONS / REFERENCES
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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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