Driving Gloves for the Lady of the Manor

Vicki Square

 

MATERIALS

YARNS: Brown Sheep Company Nature Spun, 100% wool, sportweight, 184 yards (168.2 m)/50 gram (1.8 oz) skein, 2 skeins of #200 Bordeaux and Brown Sheep Company Nature Spun, 100% wool, fingering weight, 310 yards (283.5 m)/50 gram (1.8 oz) skein, 1 skein of #200 Bordeaux; www.brownsheep.com

NEEDLES: Sets of double pointed, sizes 5 (3.75 mm), 4 (3.5 mm), 3 (3.25 mm), and 1 (2.25 mm) or size needed to obtain gauge

NOTIONS: Markers; removable markers; small amount of smooth contrast color yarn to use for holding; cable needle; medium-fine tapestry needle; buttons, ½ inch (1.3 cm), 6

FINISHED SIZE: 6¼ inches (15.9 cm) palm circumference, stretches for a snug fit; gauntlet length, about 7¼ inches (18 cm) from wrist

GAUGE: 36 sts and 35 rnds = 4 inches (10.2 cm) in Twisted Rib with sportweight yarn on size 3 (3.25 mm) needle, barely stretched; 36 sts and 50 rnds = 4 inches (10.2 cm) in St st with fingering-weight yarn on size 1 (2.25 mm) needle

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