Beautiful women’s gloves with cables on 5 knitting needles

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Knitting women’s gloves with cables is a challenging but rewarding project that can add a touch of elegance and warmth to your wardrobe.

The cable knit pattern may seem intimidating at first, with some practice, anyone can master this technique.

In this article, we will provide instructions on how to knit women’s gloves with cables, including materials needed and cable knitting method. This article will guide you through the process of creating beautiful and functional gloves with cables. So grab your needles, some yarn, and let’s get started!

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Materials and tools for knitting gloves with cables

Size: 18-20 см
Materials:

  1. Drops Nord 100 g colour no 004 light gray. 50g/170m. Blend: 45% alpaca, 30% polyamide, 25% wool.
  2. Double pointed needles size 3 mm – or size needed to get 24 sts x 32 rows in stocking st = 10 x 10 cm.

Pattern:

  1. Garter st = gst
  2. Diagram – diagram shows pattern repeat from RS.

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Gloves with cables – left glove

Cast on 48 sts on double pointed needles size 3 mm with Nord.

Work 6 rounds gst.

Continue as follows: P3, D (= 21 sts), P3, K21.

Work 40 rounds (5 pattern repeats).

Gusset thumb on gloves with cables

Inc 1 st each side of the last but one st on round (= K-st) by making 1 YO each side of this st.

On next round K YO into back of loop to avoid a hole.

Repeat the inc on every other round a total of 5 times – 2 more sts between the 2 YO for each inc.

When all inc are complete there are 11 thumb sts and a total of 58 sts on needle.

When piece measures 5 cm from beg of thumb gusset slip the 11 thumb sts on a stitch holder and cast on 1 new st behind these = 48 sts.

Complete D – piece now measures approx 2 cm from where thumb sts were slipped on stitch holder.

Next round: K3, * K2tog*, repeat from *-* a total of 2 times, K13,* K2tog*, repeat from *-* a total of 2 times, K3 = 44 sts.

Slip the first 18 sts on a stitch holder, keep the next 9 sts on needle and slip the last 17 sts on a stitch holder.

Little finger

Little finger = 9 sts, cast on 1 new st towards the hand = 10 sts. Work in the round with K over K and P over P as before – K the new st.

When finger measures approx 6 cm K2 tog across the round. Cut the thread and pull it through remaining 5 sts, tighten tog.

Hand: Slip sts from stitch holders back on double pointed needles size 3 mm, pick up 2 sts towards little finger = 37 sts.

Work 2 rounds with K, K the 2 new sts.

Keep the 2 sts picked up towards little finger + 6 sts from upper hand and 5 sts from palm of hand on needle.

Slip the remaining 24 sts back on stitch holders.

Ring finger

Ring finger = 13 sts, Cast on 1 new st towards sts on stitch holders = 14 sts.

Work stocking st in the round for approx 7.5 cm, then K2 tog across the round.Cut the thread and pull it through remaining 6 sts, tighten tog.

Middle finger

Middle finger: Slip 6 sts from upper hand and 5 sts from palm of hand back on double pointed needles size 3 mm, pick up 2 sts towards ring finger and cast on 1 new st towards sts on stitch holder = 14 sts.

Work stocking st in the round for approx 8.5 cm, then K2 tog across the round. Cut the thread and pull it through remaining 6 sts, tighten tog.

Index finger

Index finger: Slip the remaining 13 sts back on double pointed needles size 3 mm, and pick up 2 sts towards middle finger = 15 sts.

Keep the 3 sts at the side and K the remaining sts in the round for approx 7 cm, then K2 tog across the round.

Cut the thread and pull it through remaining 7 sts, tighten tog.

Thumb

Thumb: Slip the 11 sts over thumb gusset on double pointed needles size 4.5 mm and pick up 3 sts in the edge behind these = 14 sts.

Work stocking st in the round for approx 6 cm, then K2 tog across the round.

Cut the thread and pull it through remaining 7 sts, tighten tog.

Gloves with cables – right glove

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Like left glove, but mirrored.

Work the little finger as follows: Slip the first 17 sts on a stitch holder (= palm of hand), keep the next 9 sts on needle and slip the remaining 18 sts on a stitch holder (= upper hand).

I hope that after reading our article, you will easily knit women’s gloves with cables.

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