Put your passion in your fashion!
They provide us with the best fibre known to humankind, so of course knitters love sheep! Declare that love with these cosy fingerless gloves, designed for woolly comfort in cold weather. Featuring sheep and shepherd’s plaid, they will definitely suit ewe!
Gimmers are part of the Tup Knits book collection. See the book page for purchase options.
The Gimmers pattern will be available to purchase for unique download in October.
To fit up to 16½(19:21½)cm/ 6½(7½:8½)” hand circumference.
2 colours of a DK weight yarn with approximately 230 metres/ 252 yards per 100g. You will need 25g of MC and 50g of CC.
The pictured gloves were made with Baa Ram Ewe ‘Dovestone DK’ in the Bantam (MC) and Yorkstone (CC) shades.
NEEDLES AND NOTIONS
3.75mm/US 5 needles for small diameter knitting.
Adjust needle size as necessary to achieve specified tension.
27 sts and 29 rounds per 10cm/ 4″ in blocked stranded colourwork.
24 sts and 32 rounds per 10cm/4″ in blocked k2, p2 rib.