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fingerless ribbed gauntlets

I was asked to make a pair of fingerless ribbed gauntlets for a customer’s elderly mother. Apparently her hands are even smaller than mine, so I designed them to fit snugly on me, that they would cozy up just right on hers.


fingerless ribbed gauntlet by the artful acorn

I knit them up in 2×2 ribbing, in Paton’s Classic roving on US#10.5 DPN’s, inserting new ribbing into the thumb gusset as the space between the markers increased.

fingerless ribbed gauntlet by the artful acorn

I liked how the ribbing worked out in the gussets, and how well the gauntlets fit.

This is the first time I have knit gauntlets without a pattern – something I’ll certainly do again!

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