Red Bud Gloves

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These beautifully patterned gloves were inspired by the spectacular red bud trees that bloom in the springtime in Oklahoma. They are knitted in the round with 2 colors of fingering weight yarn, making a double layer that will keep your hands extra warm. The gloves are knitted from a chart but detailed written instructions are also included with the pattern.



7" circumference at cuff
8 3⁄8" circumference at widest part of hand
10 1⁄2 " total length (cuff to tip of middle finger)


Fingering (#1 super fine)
Shown here: Knit Picks Palette (100% wool; 231y / 50g):
• Color A- Hazelnut, 1 ball (about 140 yards total)
• Color B- Cosmopolitan,1 ball (about 140 yards total)


GUAGE NEEDLE: U.S. size 2 (2.75 mm) dpns EDGING: one size smaller than Guage Needles Adjust needle size to obtain stitch gauge.


Stitch holders or waste yarn Tapestry needle


34 sts & 36 rows = 4” in stockinette Fair Isle pattern.
For best results, measure gauge from a blocked swatch.



Errors in older versions (all corrected in current downloads):

Right Palm Chart- Row 11: second stitch should be color B
Left Palm Chart- Row 11: second to last stitch should be color B
Right Palm Chart was mislabeled as "Left Palm Chart"
Right Palm Chart- the lines at top of chart indicating division of sts for fingers are wrong in some older versions of the pattern, but can be ignored because they aren't necessary to follow the instructions.
Left & Right Ring Finger Charts- Row 24: Omit decrease symbols on chart.
Left & Right Middle Finger Charts- Row 26: Omit decrease symbols on chart.
Left & Right Thumb Charts- Row 20: Omit decrease symbols on chart.


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