THIS IS A DIGITAL DOWNLOAD OF THE INSTRUCTIONS TO MAKE THE PICTURED GARMENT. THIS IS NOT A FINISHED GARMENT. THIS DOES NOT INCLUDE ANY YARN.
This pattern is named for Stephanie Kwolek, brilliant scientist for DuPont who invented Kevlar. This genius woman thought to spin a thin and slippery liquid into fibers, and as a result discovered one of the strongest materials known.
The gauntlets themselves aren’t intended to be made of Kevlar, though they do incorporate a novel approach to constructing fingerless gloves.
Sizes: Small (Medium, Large)
Finished size: To fit palm circumference of approximately 7” (8”, 9”) around. ‘Small’ size is roughly a women’s medium; ‘Medium’ size is a women’s large/men’s small; ‘Large’ size is a men’s medium.
Gauge: 7 sts and 14 rows = 1” in garter stitch (unblocked)
- Oink Pigments Targhee Sock or Oink Sport, 1 skein (or appx 200 yds heavy fingering or sport weight yarn). Shown in size S in “Kernel Mustard”
- Set of 5 US Size 2 (2.75 mm) DPNs
- 10 (10, 11) stitch markers
- One safety pin or removable stitch marker