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Nov 28, 2011

Pagoda Glittens

These are really nice and warm.  I must make some for myself.



Materials:
-4mm double pointed needles (set of 4)
-Caron Simply Soft yarn in Pagoda (1 skein)
-Yarn or tapestry needle

Gauge:
10 sts x 10 rows = 2.5 in x 1.5 in



Abbreviations:
sts- stitches
k- knit
p- purl
CO- cast on'
BO- bind off
yo- yarn over
m1- pick up and knit the bar in between the 2 sts
k2tog- knit 2 together
dpns- double-pointed needles

Glittens:
CO 27 sts.
Divide between 3 dpns.
Join in the round.
Work k1, p1 rib for 2 in.
Next round:  Needle 1:  k1, m1, k1, m1, k to end.  Needle 2:  k all sts.  Needle 3:  k to last 2 sts, m1, k1, m1, k1.
Next round:  Needle 1:  k all sts.  Needle 2:  k all sts.  Needle 3:  k all sts.
Repeat these 2 rounds once more.
On the final round, BO 2 sts at the end of needle 3.
Next round:  Needle 1:  BO 2 sts, k to end.  Needles 2 and 3:  k all sts.
Work as if you're working on straight needles for 4 more rows.
At the end of the 4th row, CO 2 sts at the end of needle 3.
Next round:  Needle 1:  CO 2 sts, k to end.  Needles 2 and 3:  k all sts.
K all sts until work measures
BO all sts.
Now, CO 15 sts onto 1 dpn.
Pick up and knit 18 sts onto another one.
Join in the round.
K all sts until work measures 7 in. from beginning of work.
Next round (Note:  For other hand, reverse all shaping.):  Needle 1:  k to last 3 sts, k2tog, k1.  Needle 2:  k1, k2tog, k to end.
Next round:  Needle 1:  k all sts.  Needle 2:  k all sts.
Repeat these 2 rounds 2 more times.
Next round:  Needle 1:  k1, k2tog, k to end.  Needle 2:  k to last 3 sts, k2tog, k1.
Next round:  Needle 1:  k all sts.  Needle 2:  k all sts.
Next round:  Needle 1:  k1, k2tog, k to last 3 sts, k2tog, k1.  Needle 2:  As needle 1.
Next round:  Needle 1:  k all sts.  Needle 2:  k all sts.
Repeat the last 2 rounds 2 more times.
BO all sts.
Thumb:
Pick up and knit 14 sts around thumb hole.
Divide between 2 dpns.
Join in the round.
Round 1:  Needle 1:  k all sts.  Needle 2:  k all sts.
Work this round until work measures 3 in. or the length of your thumb.
Cut yarn, leaving a 6 in. end.
Thread yarn through yarn (or tapestry) needle.
Thread needle through all sts.
Take out dpns.
Pull tight and weave in your ends.

Finishing:
Sew up the top of the glitten.
Weave in your ends.

1 comment:

  1. could a patter be done for the pagoda glittens that includes reverse shaping instructions for the other hand.

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