Ginger 3

Cable pattern

Cable panel of 12 sts with 2 purl sts on either side through out (16 sts throughout) over 24 rounds
Please note that I’ve included these ‘side’ purl stitches in the cable pattern outline below

Round 1: p5, k6, p5
Round 2: p5, k2, c4b, p5
Round 3:  as 1st round
Round 4: p5, c4f, k2, p5
Round 5 – 8: Repeat 1st 4 rounds
Round 9: Repeat 1st round
Round 10: p4, t3b, k2, t3f, p4
Round 11: p4, k2, [p1, k1] twice, p4
Round 12: p3, t3b, p1, k2, p1, t3f, p3

Round 13:  p3, [k2, p2] twice, k2, p3
Round 14: p2, t3b, p2, k2, p2, t3f, p2
Round 15: p2, [k2, p3] twice, k2, p2
Round 16: p2, t3f, p2, k2,  p2, t3b, p2
Round 17: as 13th round
Round 18: p3, t3f, p1, k2, p1, t3b, p3
Round 19: as 15th round
Round 20: p4, t3f, k2, t3b, p4
Round 21-24: rep 1st 4 rounds

Repeat these 24 rows throughout (I did 3 full repeats)

CO 48 sts with 4mm DPNs, pm and join in the round K2, P2 for 10 rounds

 

First cable round:
From marker – k6, p2, start  cable pattern, p

2, k22

Round 16 of pattern – dec 2 sts – Knit past cable pattern, k5, ssk, knit til marker, k2tog
Dec on following 24th, 8th & 16th round (40 sts)

Thumb gusset

 (left glove)
Start thumb gusset on 17th round: knit to last st, purl, k1, purl
Thumb will be around the marker,
Next round, purl, m1, k1, m1, purl – repeat this row every 3rd row until 15 sts between the purl sts
Knit thumb straight (continuing the purl st) for another 10 rows (or until thumb is correct length for you)
Next round – move 15 thumb sts onto waste yarn and join (39sts)
On next round pick up st in gap to return to 40 sts
Continue hand until at desired length
Finish with k2, r2 rib for 5 rows, cast off

Thumb 
Place sts back onto needles and knit until 2-3cm less than desired length, knit 2, purl 2 rib until desired length, cast off

For right glove
As for left glove throughout except the thumb is on the other side of the cable pattern!

Thumb gusset (right glove)
On 17th round, Knit past cable pattern and then k4, p1, k1, p1
Start thumb gusset on 17th round: knit to last st, purl, k1, purl
Thumb will be around the marker,
Next round, purl, m1, k1, m1, purl – repeat this row every 3rd row until 15 sts between the purl sts
Knit thumb straight (continuing the purl st) for another 10 rows (or until thumb is correct length for you)
Next round – move 15 thumb sts onto waste yarn and join (39sts)
On next round pick up st in gap to return to 40 sts

 

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  1. Thank you for sharing such great patterns! And for free! I’ve been looking for baby socks and eating frustrated because all the ones I really liked were in books! I’d love to see your future patterns for the not so simple baby socks. Thanks again!

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