Char is a classic-looking glove designed for maximum durability. Sock yarn and a textured slip stitch pattern create a strong fabric that remains sophisticated enough for daily wear. They're visually attractive without being too ornamental, and the slip stitch pattern is the perfect showcase for hand-dyed yarns.
A braided rib cuff keeps wrists snug and warm, while the left and right hands are worked differently for the best fit possible. Simple but engaging stitch patterns and clear instructions make this a very accessible pattern.
This pattern is from Woodsmoke & Ash: Knits for Men.
Sizes & Finished Measurements
Hand Circumference: 7 (8, 9) in/18 (20.5, 23) cm
230 (265, 300) yd/210 (240, 275) m fingering weight yarn
Shown in Hazel Knits Artisan Sock; (90% Wool, 10% Nylon; 400 yd/366 m per 120g skein)
Color: #246 Sassafras; 1 skein
30 sts/40 rows = 4 in/10 cm in Stockinette Stitch
36 sts/38 rows = 4 in/10 cm in Braided Rib Pattern
32 sts/40 rows = 4 in/10 cm in Pebbly Slip Stitch Pat- tern
Needles & Notions
* Needle Sizes are recommendations only. Always use needle size necessary to obtain gauge.
Set of US#2/2.75mm double pointed needles, 32 in circular needles for magic loop, or 2 circular needles; use preferred small circumference circular knitting method
small circumference circular knitting, slip stitch pattern, braided rib pattern using increases and decreases, shaping, picking up stitches