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Aug 15, 2013 19:17:00   #
soni
 
How do I knit this, this is a fingerless glove pattern

knit 1 row , purl 1 row.
knit18 stitches and put them on a holding needle, knit 14
stitches and leave them on the needle, place remaining 18
stitches on a second holding needle.
work the thumb= knit 1 row and purl 1 row, then work
k2,p2 ribbing for 4 rows. bind them off.
pick up and knit 18 stitches from holding needle, knit 1
row, purl 1 row. k2, p2 ribbing for 4 rows. bind off.

thanks for any help
 
Aug 15, 2013 19:18:06   #
JanHarvey
 
holding needle - you could use stitch holders or scrap yarn
Aug 15, 2013 19:37:05   #
jmcret05 (a regular here)
 
Is this your pattern? It will be easier for someone to help you with the actual pattern.

http://www.allfreeknitting.com/master_images/AllFreeKnitting/new-two-hour-fingerless-gloves.pdf

What part do you need help with??
Aug 15, 2013 20:56:13   #
Hilary4 (a regular here)
 
soni wrote:
How do I knit this, this is a fingerless glove pattern

knit 1 row , purl 1 row.
knit18 stitches and put them on a holding needle, you could put these on a stitch holder or large safety pin to avoid the risk of dropping stitches knit 14
stitches and leave them on the needle, place remaining 18
stitches on a second holding needle stitch holder again.
work the thumb this is the 14 stitches= knit 1 row and purl 1 row, then work
k2,p2 ribbing for 4 rows. bind them off.
pick up and knit 18 stitches from holding needle, knit 1
row, purl 1 row. k2, p2 ribbing for 4 rows. bind off.

thanks for any help
How do I knit this, this is a fingerless glove pat... (show quote)


So you are knitting three flaps - one for the thumb that you will sew its two little side edges together and one each for the back and front of the hand and then you will seam them to each other down the side of the hand - one side with be a 6 row seam and the other will be the full length of the mitt.
Aug 15, 2013 20:58:50   #
Becky Jo
 
soni wrote:
How do I knit this, this is a fingerless glove pattern

knit 1 row , purl 1 row.
knit18 stitches and put them on a holding needle, knit 14
stitches and leave them on the needle, place remaining 18
stitches on a second holding needle.
work the thumb= knit 1 row and purl 1 row, then work
k2,p2 ribbing for 4 rows. bind them off.
pick up and knit 18 stitches from holding needle, knit 1
row, purl 1 row. k2, p2 ribbing for 4 rows. bind off.

thanks for any help


Just try to do exactly what it says, even though it might not make sense...a holding needle is just a needle you keep those sts. on while you work the next thing..the thumb. when done...you pick and knit those 18 sts you saved on the holding needle, and next holding needle... then you k 1 row, and p 1 row..do ribbing. Last Bind off. Hope it helps, sometimes you need to hear things a different way.
Just take it slow till you get it.
Aug 15, 2013 21:37:15   #
soni
 
Yes I am having problem with putting stitchrs on the holding needles and knit 1 row and purl 1 row, how do I do the rows with the stitches on the holding needles


knit18 stitches and put them on a holding needle, knit 14
stitches and leave them on the needle, place remaining 18
stitches on a second holding needle.
work the thumb= knit 1 row and purl 1 row, then work
k2,p2 ribbing for 4 rows. bind them off.
pick up and knit 18 stitches from holding needle, knit 1
row, purl 1 row. k2, p2 ribbing for 4 rows. bind off.
Repeat last instructions for second holding needle. sew
seams together using your preferred method.
 
Aug 15, 2013 22:03:20   #
soni
 
Yes I am having problem with putting stitchrs on the holding needles and knit 1 row and purl 1 row, how do I do the rows with the stitches on the holding needles


knit18 stitches and put them on a holding needle, knit 14
stitches and leave them on the needle, place remaining 18
stitches on a second holding needle.
work the thumb= knit 1 row and purl 1 row, then work
k2,p2 ribbing for 4 rows. bind them off.
pick up and knit 18 stitches from holding needle, knit 1
row, purl 1 row. k2, p2 ribbing for 4 rows. bind off.
Repeat last instructions for second holding needle. sew
seams together using your preferred method.
Aug 15, 2013 22:25:28   #
Hilary4 (a regular here)
 
If you use some spare yarn or small stitch holders for those 2 sets of 18 stitches then knitting the 14 stitches will be easier.
Or just leave one set of 18 stitches on each of the needles you are using, but don't work them while you are are working on the 14 sts.
Aug 16, 2013 06:31:48   #
Moondancermel
 
soni wrote:
Yes I am having problem with putting stitchrs on the holding needles and knit 1 row and purl 1 row, how do I do the rows with the stitches on the holding needles


knit18 stitches and put them on a holding needle, knit 14
stitches and leave them on the needle, place remaining 18
stitches on a second holding needle.
work the thumb= knit 1 row and purl 1 row, then work
k2,p2 ribbing for 4 rows. bind them off.
pick up and knit 18 stitches from holding needle, knit 1
row, purl 1 row. k2, p2 ribbing for 4 rows. bind off.
Repeat last instructions for second holding needle. sew
seams together using your preferred method.
Yes I am having problem with putting stitchrs on t... (show quote)


Do just what the instructions tell you to do. Knit the 18 sts and place them on a stitch holder from the right needle. Knit 14 sts, these are now on your right needle, and take the 18 sts off of your left needle and place on holder. You then only have the 14 sts to work on. You will put the others back on the needles as you need to work them.
Aug 16, 2013 08:43:37   #
past
 
soni wrote:
Yes I am having problem with putting stitchrs on the holding needles and knit 1 row and purl 1 row, how do I do the rows with the stitches on the holding needles


knit18 stitches and put them on a holding needle, knit 14
stitches and leave them on the needle, place remaining 18
stitches on a second holding needle.
work the thumb= knit 1 row and purl 1 row, then work
k2,p2 ribbing for 4 rows. bind them off.
pick up and knit 18 stitches from holding needle, knit 1
row, purl 1 row. k2, p2 ribbing for 4 rows. bind off.
Repeat last instructions for second holding needle. sew
seams together using your preferred method.
Yes I am having problem with putting stitchrs on t... (show quote)


The stitches that are on the holding needle are worked later. The instructions are first for making the thumb. Knit 1 row, purl 1 row then work k2 p2 ribbing for 4 rows then bind off. Then the directions say to pick up and knit 18 stitches from the holding needle. This pattern has you working the top and the palm of the glove separately then sewn together. Once your finish the 1st 18 stitches you then pick up and knit the second set of 18 the same and the 1st. If you use scrap thread to hold the 18 stitches you first need to transfer them from the scrap to a needle before knitting them.
Aug 16, 2013 10:00:03   #
Mercury
 
I think she is confused about the 14 stitches. You only work on the 14 stitches between the two holding needles for the thumb and leave the other stitches on the holding needle until it says to work them, for now, only work the 14 stitches until the thumb is completed then proceed with the pattern..
 
Aug 16, 2013 10:46:14   #
BethChaya
 
You will not work the rows on the holders until AFTER you are done with the thumb section. You work on the thumb until it is done. The instructions will tell you what to do then.
Aug 16, 2013 15:25:59   #
9sueseiber
 
Aren't the stitches you put on the holding needle still attached to the ones still on the needle? I don't understand instructions like this either. If still attached, doesn't the attached yarn get strung out somehow? I can't quite feature how that works.
Sue
Aug 16, 2013 16:09:32   #
Becky Jo
 
9sueseiber wrote:
Aren't the stitches you put on the holding needle still attached to the ones still on the needle? I don't understand instructions like this either. If still attached, doesn't the attached yarn get strung out somehow? I can't quite feature how that works.
Sue


They are still attached, but they are worked later. You do the thumb first and bind it off...then you start working around with the stitches you have on holding needles (or strung on threads). See..these stitches are put on 3 or 4 needles and then knit in round for the hand part.
For instance if you do a glove each finger is worked separate, this only has a thumb, so you just do it, then pick up the stitches from holders and knit them circularlly, because you are done with the thumb...I hope that sounds right.
Aug 16, 2013 18:31:00   #
Mercury
 
You are absolutely correct, Becky Joe. I think it is very plain. I hope we were able to help the lady and not make her lose interest.
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