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Merino 5 Eyelet Ribbed Hat & Fingerless Gloves
Merino 5 Eyelet Ribbed Hat & Fingerless Gloves

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Merino 5 Eyelet Ribbed Hat & Fingerless Gloves

Merino 5 Eyelet Ribbed Hat & Fingerless Gloves

 

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Merino 5 Eyelet Ribbed Hat
& Fingerless Gloves

Designed by Gail Tanquary

Merino 5 is a 100% machine washable Merino wool yarn with excellent structure and soft hand. It shows off stitch patterns beautifully.
It comes in a huge range of printed and solid colors.

Level:  Intermediate

Sizes:  Teen/Small Adult (Medium Adult)

Materials:
Yarns:
 3 – 50g balls of Crystal Palace Merino 5 (Shown in #9814 “Mocha Chai”)
(or 2 balls each if working hat or gloves separately)

Needles:
 
Crystal Palace Bamboo 16” circular needles size 8 (for hat)
Crystal Palace Bamboo double-pointed needles size 8 (for hat)
Crystal Palace Bamboo 9” single-pointed needles size 7 (for teen gloves ONLY)
Crystal Palace Bamboo 9” single-pointed needles size 8 (for adult gloves ONLY)
Stitch markers

Gauge:  30 sts = 6 eyelet ribs = 4” on larger needles (unstretched)

Abbreviations:  beg- beginning; BO- bind off; CO- cast on; k- knit; k2tog/p2tog- knit/purl 2 stitches together; kfb- knit in front and back loop, increasing by one stitch; p- purl; psso- pass the slipped stitch over; rem- remain;  rnd- round; RS- right side (outside of garment);  sl- slip as if to purl, unless otherwise noted; st(s)- stitches; WS- wrong side (inside of garment); yo- yarn over

Instructions:

HAT:
(To be worked in the round on circular and double-pointed needles)
CO 90 (100) sts. Place marker for beg of rnd and join, taking care not to twist sts.
 
Rnd 1:  *P2, K3* all around.
Rnds 2-3:  Repeat Row 1.
 

Begin Eyelet Pattern:
Rnd 4:  *P2, sl 1, K2, psso* all around.
Rnd 5:  *P2, K1, yo, K1* all around.
Rnd 6:  *P2, K3* all around.
Rnd 7:  *P2, K3* all around.
Repeat Rows 4-7 of pattern until piece measures 5.5 (6)”.

Begin decreasing:
Rnd 1: *P2tog, K3* all around. [72 (80) sts rem]
Rnd 2 and all alternate rows:  P the P sts and K the K sts as they face you.
Rnd 3: *P1, K3, P1, K1, K2tog* all around. [63 (70) sts]
Rnd 5: *P1, K3, P1, K2tog* all around.  [54 (60) sts]
Rnd 7: *P1, K3, K2tog* all around.  [45 (50) sts]
Rnd 9: *P1, K2, K2tog* all around.  [36 (40) sts]
Rnd 11: *P1, K1, K2tog* all around.  [27 (30) sts]
Rnd 13: *P1, K2tog* all around.  [18 (20) sts]
Rnd 15: *K2tog* all around.  [9 (10) sts]
Cut yarn, leaving a 12” tail.  Thread onto needle and draw through rem open sts.

Pull up firmly and fasten off.

FINGERLESS GLOVES:
(To be worked back and forth on single-pointed needles)             
Right Hand:
 
Using a size 7 (8) single-pointed needle, CO 43 sts.
Rnd 1 (WS):  P3, *K2, P3* to end of row.
Rnd 2:  K3, *P2, K3* to end of row.
Rnds 3-5:  Repeat Rows 1 and 2, then Row 1 once more.  
Rnd 6:  K3, (P2, sl 1, K2, psso) 3 times, rib as established to end.
Rnd 7:  Work in rib for 25 sts, (P1, yo, P1, K2) 3 times, end P3.
Row 8:  K3, *P2, K3* to end of row.
Row 9:  P3, *K2, P3* to end of row.

Repeat Rows 6-9 until piece measures 4” from cast-on edge for both sizes.  End by working Row 7.

Begin Thumb Gusset:
Row 1 (RS):  Continue pattern as established across 23 sts, place marker, yo, p2, yo, place marker, work in rib to end.
Row 2:  Work in pattern to first thumb marker, sl marker, K into back of yo,
K to one st before next marker, K into back of yo, work in pattern to end. 
(Working into back of the yo closes the hole.)
Row 3:  Work in pattern to marker, sl marker, yo, P to next marker, yo,
sl marker, work in pattern to end.

Repeat these Rows 2 and 3 until there are 16 sts between the markers. 
End by working a WS row (Row 2) and purling the sts of the thumb gusset on the last row.
Next row (RS):  Work in pattern to marker, remove marker, p1, BO 14 sts
(You will have purled the last st before the 2nd marker in the bind-off), remove marker, work in pattern to end. 
Next row:  Work in pattern to one st before bound-off thumb gusset,
Kfb, sl the one st just made back onto left needle, K2tog, work in pattern to end.

Continue even in pattern for ¾ (1)” more.  Work 4 rows of ribbing without eyelets. 
BO loosely in pattern.

Left Hand:
Using a size 7 (8) single-pointed needle, CO 43 sts.

Rows 1-5:  Work as for right hand.
Row 6:  Work rib as established across 25 sts, (Sl 1, K2, psso, P2) 3 times, end K3.
Row 7:  P3, (K2, P1, yo, P1) 3 times, rib to end.
Row 8:  K3, *P2, K3* to end of row.
Row 9:  P3, *K2, P3* to end of row.
Repeat Rows 6-9 until piece measures 4” from cast-on edge for both sizes.  End by working Row 7.

Begin Thumb Gusset:
Work in pattern across 18 sts, place marker, yo, P2, yo, place marker, work in pattern to end.
Continue working in pattern, increasing one st each side of thumb gusset as for right hand.
Work rest of glove as for right hand.
 

Finishing:
Fold each glove in half and sew the seam.   Weave in all ends.

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