Long and languid opera gloves with a lacy mirrored pattern.
Length: 24 (25)” / 61 (63.5) cm from top to tip of middle finger.
To fit around upper arm measuring approx. 12 (14)” / 30.5 (35.5) cm and around knuckles measuring approx. 7 1/2 (8 1/2)” / 19 (21.5) cm.
Shown in size 24” / 61 cm.
The lace pattern used makes the gloves very stretchy, so they are designed to be worn with a reasonable amount of negative ease and should fit quite a wide range of sizes.
Yarn: 1 skein of Renaissance Dyeing Naturally Dyed BFL Sock Yarn (389 yds / 356 m per 3 1/2 oz / 100 g skein; 100% Wool) in Cherry Coloured Twist.
The larger size will use the entire skein so you may wish to buy extra, just in case.
Needles & Notions: Size US 2 / 2.75 mm set of 4 double pointed needles
Stitch markers, small amount of smooth scrap yarn, tapestry needle
Gauge: 30 sts and 40 rnds = 4” / 10 cm in St st in the round
Construction Notes: Worked in the round. The lace pattern is mirrored on the two hands.