Design: Svetlana Shantareva.

Elegant gloves worked in Rev st st with Cable panel and deep cuff up the back of the hand.

Size: woman.

Knitted measurements:

  • Circumference 18-19 cm (above thumb)
  • Length 15 cm (from cuff to base of fingers)

Materials:

  • 1 skein of  Merino de Luxe by Yarn Art (50% acrylic, 50% wool, 100g/ 306 yd) in red
  • One set (4) size 2 mm dpns
  • Scrap yarn and stitch holders
  • Stitch markers

Gauge:

26 sts and 38 rows = 10 cm over rev st st using size 2 mm dpns.

Stitch glossary.

  • Double inc1: knit into the front and back of next st, then sl st from left needle; insert left  needle under the vertical strand between the 2 sts just worked from left to right, and knit the lifted strand  through the back loop – inc’d 2 sts
  • Double inc2: work (k1, yo, k1) all in same st – inc’d 2 sts
  • Dec 5 into 1: sl 3 sts to right needle as if to knit with yarn in back, *pass 2nd st on right needle over first st, sl first st on right needle back to left needle, pass 2nd st on left needle over first st*, sl first st on left needle back to right needle; rep from * to * once more; purl st rem on left needle – dec’d 4 sts.
  • Dec 3 into 1: sl 2 sts to right needle kwise with yarn in back, pass 2nd st on right needle over first st, sl first st on right needle back to left needle and pass 2nd st on left needle over first st; purl st rem on left needle – dec’d 2 sts.
  • M1PR: insert left needle from back to front under the strand between last worked st and next st on the left needle. Purl into the front loop to twist the st.
  • M1PL: insert left needle from front to back under the strand between last worked st and next st on the left needle. Purl into the back loop to twist the st.

Left glove.

Cuff.

Cast on 46 sts and work 4 rows in rib k2 / p2.

Next row: work in rib k2 / p2, dividing sts evenly on 3 dpns, at end 3rd dpn cast on 2 sts, then pm and join for working in the round – 48 sts.

Cont in rib k2 / p2 for 22 rnds total.

Beg Rev st st and pattern over chart as foll:

Base rnd: 1st dpn: p14, 2nd dpn: p21, 3rd dpn: p13.

Rnd 1: 1st dpn: p6, p2tog, p6 (13 sts);

2nd dpn: rnd 1 of chart (25 sts);

3rd dpn: p6, p2tog, p5 (12 sts) – 50 sts total.

Rnd 2: 1st dpn: p5, p2tog, p6 (12 sts);

2nd dpn: rnd 2 of chart (29 sts);

3rd dpn: p5, p2tog, p5 (11 sts) – 52 sts total.

Rnds 3-4: 1st dpn: p12;

2nd dpn: rnds 3-4 of chart;

3rd dpn: p11

Rnd 5: 1st dpn: p5, p2tog, p5 (11 sts);

2nd dpn: rnd 5 of chart (31 sts);

3rd dpn: p5, p2tog, p4 (10 sts) – 52 sts total.

Rnd 6: 1st dpn: p11;

2nd dpn: rnd 6 of chart (33 sts);

3rd dpn: p10 – 54 sts total.

Rnds 7-19: 1st dpn: p11;

2nd dpn: rnds 7-19 of chart;

3rd dpn: p10.

Rnd 20: 1st dpn: p11;

2nd dpn: rnd 20 of chart (29 sts);

3rd dpn: p10 – 50 sts total.

Rnds 21-26: 1st dpn: p11;

2nd dpn: rnds 21-26 of chart;

3rd dpn: p10.

Thumb gusset.

Rnd 27: 1st dpn: p7, place marker, M1PR, p1, M1PL, place marker, p3 (13 sts);

2nd dpn: rnd 27 of chart;

3rd dpn: p10 – 52 sts.

Cont cable pattern over chart and other sts in Rev st st, inc for thumb gusset at same way (after first marker and before second marker) on every 8 alt rnd – 68 sts; thumb gusset – 19 sts.

Rnd 44: 1st dpn: p7, p19 (for thumb gusset), p3 (29 sts);

2nd dpn: rnd 44 of chart;

3rd dpn: p10.

Rnd 45: 1st dpn: p7, sl next 19 sts on scrap yarn, cast on 5 sts, p3 (15 sts);

2nd dpn: rnd 45 of chart;

3rd dpn: p10 – 54 sts total.

Rnd 46: 1st dpn: p7, p5, p3;

2nd dpn: rnd 46 of chart;

3rd dpn: p10.

Rnd 47: 1st dpn: p6, p2tog, p3, p2tog, p2 (13 sts);

2nd dpn: rnd 47 of chart;

3rd dpn: p10 – 52 sts total.

Rnd 48: 1st dpn: p6, p2tog, p1, p2tog, p2 (11 sts);

2nd dpn: rnd 48 of chart;

3rd dpn: p10 – 50 sts total.

Rnds 49-50: 1st dpn: p11;

2nd dpn: rnds 49-50 of chart;

3rd dpn: p10.

Rnd 51: 1st dpn: p11;

2nd dpn: rnd 51 of chart (27 sts)

3rd dpn: p10 – 48 sts total.

Rnd 52: 1st dpn: p11;

2nd dpn: rnd 52 of chart;

3rd dpn: p10.

Rnds 53-55: 1st dpn: p11;

2nd dpn: rnds 53-55 of chart;

3rd dpn: p10.

Rnd 56: 1st dpn: p11;

2nd dpn: rnd 56 of chart (25 sts);

3rd dpn: p10 – 46 sts.

Sl last st from 2nd dpn to 3rd dpn.

Rnd 57-58: purl all sts.

Little finger.

Rnd 59: p11 from 1st dpn and place them on holder # 1, p18 from 2nd dpn and place them on holder # 2, p7 from 2nd dpn, p6 from 3rd dpn and place rem sts from 3rd dpn on holder # 1. Divide 13 sts evenly on 3 dpns. Work in the round in Rev st st until finger measures 0.5 cm less than desired finger length. Now work p2tog at beg of each dpn, until rem 6 sts. Break yarn, thread through rem sts, pull up and secure.

Ring finger.

Sl first 5 sts from holder # 1 to 1st dpn, sl last 6 sts from holder #2 to 2nd dpn. Join yarn at beg 1st dpn and work p5 from them, then using new dpn pick up 2 sts as foll: * insert free dpn into right loops of next 2 sts (over them worked little finger before) and purl these 2 sts*, hold little finger down frontwise and rep between ** on opposite side of little finger,  p6 from 2nd dpn. Join in round, divide evenly 14 sts on 3 dpns and work ring finger in the round in Rev st st until finger measures 0.5 cm less than desired finger length. Complete as for little finger.

Middle finger.

Sl first 5 sts from holder # 1 to 1st dpn, sl last 6 sts from holder #2 to 2nd dpn. Join yarn and pick up 2 sts from each sides as for ring finger. Work and complete as for little finger.

Index Finger.

Sl first 5 sts from holder # 1 to 1st dpn, sl last 6 sts from holder #2 to 2nd dpn. Join yarn and pick up 2 sts from each sides as for ring finger. Work and complete as for little finger.

Thumb.

Rnd 1: p10 from scrap yarn of thumb gusset using 1st dpn, p8 using 2nd dpn; with 3rd dpn: p1, pick up 5 sts along edge of cast on hand sts, then p1 from 1st dpn, this new beg of round (24 sts total).

Rnd 2: p17, p2tog, p3, p2tog (22 sts total).

Rnd 3: p17, p2tog, p1, p2tog (20 sts total).

Rnd 4: p17, p3tog (18 sts total).

Work in the round in Rev st st and complete as for little finger.

Right glove.

Work as for left glove, reversing all shaping.

Finishing.

Weave in all loose ends.