Baby Alpaca Grande
1- 100g hank of Baby Alpaca Grande
US 10 double pointed needles, or size necessary to obtain given gauge.
3½ sts = 1” on a US 10 needle over cable pattern
|K = knit||P = purl||sts = stitch(es)|
|make 1: place bar between lastst & next st onto needle, knit into back of it||k2tog – knit 2 sts together|
With double pointed needles loosely cast on 27 sts.
Divide onto the 3 needles and join into the round, making sure not to twist the sts.
Work in k2-p1 cable ribbing pattern for 25 rounds.
Round 1 & 2: *(K2, p1); repeat around.
Round 3: *(K2tog, but leave on needle, knit 1st stitch again, then slip both stitches from the needle together, p1); repeat around.
Repeat rounds 1-3 for cable ribbing pattern.
Round 1: Cable Rib 3 sts, place marker, make 1, k2, make 1, place marker, finish round in Cable ribbing as established.
Round 2: Work 1 round even in cable ribbing, working sts between the markers as knit sts.
Round 3: Work in cable ribbing to first marker, slip marker, make 1, knit to next marker, make 1, slip marker, cable rib rest of round.
Round 4: Work 1 round even in cable ribbing, working sts between the markers as knit sts.
Repeat last 2 rounds until there are 10 sts between the 2 markers: 35 sts.
Work 2 additional rounds even in pattern with no increases, still working sts between the markers as knit sts.
Cable Rib across to first marker, slip the next 10 sts onto a stitch holder or safety pin,
cast on 2 sts,
and continue in cable rib to end of round: 27 sts.
Working all sts in cable ribbing as established, work the 27 hand sts for 11 rounds more.
Bind off LOOSELY in k2-p1 ribbing.
Reattach yarn to the 10 thumb sts at base of thumb.
Pick up 2 sts at base of thumb: 12 sts.
Work in st st for 1 more round.
Work in k2-p1 ribbing for 4 rounds.
Bind off loosely in k2-p1 ribbing.
Weave in all ends.
Make a second glove the same.