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Proposition - Entrelac Gloves (not for the faint of heart)

Size: One size (8” arm circumference)

Materials:

      Noro Kureyon Sock [70% wool, 30% nylon; 462 yds per 100g]; color: 185; 1 skein

      Recommended needle size: 1 set US #1/2.25mm double-point needles or size to obtain gauge.

      Stitch Markers

      Crochet hook

Gauge: 36 st = 4” in stockinette st 


Directions:


CO 72 st.  Distribute over 3 needles.

Place marker and join in the round. [k2, p2] around.

Repeat for 10 rows.

K all stitches.  Repeat for 10 rows. 


Set-up for entrelac:

1st tier:

      Row 1: ssk, turn.

      Row 2: p1, turn.

      Row 3: sl 1, k1, turn.

      Row 4 and all even: purl back to marker, turn.

      Row 5: sl 1, k2, turn.

      Row 7: sl 1, k2, ssk, turn.

      Row 9: sl 1, k4, turn.

      Row 11: sl 1, k5, turn.

      Row 13: sl 1, k5, ssk, turn.

      Row 15: sl 1, k7, turn.

      Row 17: sl1, k8, do not turn.  Place marker.

Repeat rows 1-17 5 more times. [54 st]

On last repeat, (Row 18): turn, p9.


2nd tier: Right-slanting blocks (you’ll need to remove markers as you go)

      Row 1: Pick up 9 st along edge, sl last picked up st back to left needle, p2tog, turn.

      Row 2: sl 1, k8, turn.

      Row 3 and all odd: sl 1, p7, p2tog, turn.

      Row 4 and all even: k9, turn.

    Repeat rows 3 and 4 until all stitches of adjacent triangle are “used” up, ending on an odd row.  On last repeat of row 3, do not turn.

Repeat from row 1 five more times.

On last repeat, turn, k9. 


3rd tier: Left-slanting blocks

      Row 1: Pick up 9 st along edge, sl last picked up st back to left needle, ssk, turn.

      Row 2: sl 1, p8, turn.

      Row 3 and all odd: sl 1, k7, ssk, turn.

      Row 4 and all even: p9, turn.

    Repeat rows 3 and 4 until all stitches of adjacent triangle are “used” up, ending on an odd row.  On last repeat of row 3, do not turn.

Repeat from row 1 five more times.

On last repeat, turn, p9. 


4th tier: same as 2nd.


5th tier: same as 3rd.


6th tier: same as 2nd.


7th tier: same as 3rd.


8th tier: same as 2nd.


9th tier:

      Row 1: Pick up 8 st along edge, sl last picked up st back to left needle, ssk, turn.

      Row 2: sl 1, p7, turn.

      Row 3 and all odd: sl 1, k6, ssk, turn.

      Row 4 and all even: p8, turn.

    Repeat rows 3 and 4 until all stitches of adjacent triangle are “used” up, ending on an odd row.  On last repeat of row 3, do not turn.

Repeat from row 1 five more times.

On last repeat, turn, p8. [48 st] 


10th tier:

      Row 1: Pick up 8 st along edge, sl last picked up st back to left needle, p2tog, turn.

      Row 2: sl 1, k7, turn.

      Row 3 and all odd: sl 1, p6, p2tog, turn.

      Row 4 and all even: k8, turn.

    Repeat rows 3 and 4 until all stitches of adjacent triangle are “used” up, ending on an odd row.  On last repeat of row 3, do not turn.

Repeat from row 1 five more times.

On last repeat, turn, k8. 


11th tier: same as 9th. 


12th tier:

      Row 1: Pick up 7 st along edge, sl last picked up st back to left needle, p2tog, turn.

      Row 2: sl 1, k6, turn.

      Row 3 and all odd: sl 1, p5, p2tog, turn.

      Row 4 and all even: k7, turn.

    Repeat rows 3 and 4 until all stitches of adjacent triangle are “used” up, ending on an odd row.  On last repeat of row 3, do not turn.

Repeat from row 1 five more times.

On last repeat, turn, k7. [42 st] 


13th tier:

      Row 1: Pick up 7 st along edge, sl last picked up st back to left needle, ssk, turn.

      Row 2: sl 1, p6, turn.

      Row 3 and all odd: sl 1, k5, ssk, turn.

      Row 4 and all even: p7, turn.

    Repeat rows 3 and 4 until all stitches of adjacent triangle are “used” up, ending on an odd row.  On last repeat of row 3, do not turn.

Repeat from row 1 five more times.

On last repeat, turn, p7. 


14th tier: same as 10th tier.


15th tier: same as 3rd tier. 

Thumb:

      Pick up 7 st along edge of next block.  Use backward loop to CO 4 st.

      Row 1: p20.  (11 st above plus 9 from previous block)

      Do st st for 9 more rows.

      [2x2] rib for 6 rows.  BO all 20 stitches loosely.

      Seam along thumb edge, stopping at base of thumb. 


16th tier: (right-slanting blocks)

      1st block:

    Row 1: Pick up 5 st along thumb edge and 9 st along block edge. Sl last st back to left needle, p2 tog, turn.

      Row 2: Sl 1, k10, k2tog, k1, turn.

      Row 3: Sl 1, p11, p2tog, turn.

      Row 4: k10, k2tog, k1, turn.

      Row 5: Sl 1, p10, p2tog, turn.

      Row 6: k9, k2tog, k1, turn.

      Row 7: Sl 1, p9, p2tog, turn.

      Row 8: k8, k2tog, k1, turn.

      Row 9: Sl 1, p8, p2tog, turn.

      Row 10: k7, k2tog, k1, turn.

      Row 11: Sl 1, p7, p2tog, turn.

      Row 12: k9, turn.

      Repeat rows 11 and 12 two more times.  Repeat row 11, do not turn.

      Blocks 2-5: same as 2nd tier. 


17th (last) tier:

      Row 1: Pick up 9 st along edge, sl last picked up st back to left needle, ssk, turn.

      Row 2: p8, w&t.

      Row 3: k7, ssk, turn.

      Row 4: p7, w&t.

      Row 5: k6, ssk, turn

      Row 6: p6, w&t.

      Row 7: k5, ssk, turn

      Row 8: p5, w&t.

      Row 9: k4, ssk, turn

      Row 10: p4, w&t.

      Row 11: k3, ssk, turn

      Row 12: p3, w&t.

      Row 13: k2, ssk, turn

      Row 14: p2, w&t.

      Row 15: k1, ssk, turn

      Row 16: p1, w&t.

      Row 17: ssk, do not turn.

Repeat rows 1-17 four more times, then pick up 12 st off of “thumb” block (1st block of 16th tier).


Next row: ( Note: In each wrapped stitch, pick up and knit wrap along with stitch.)

      [k3, m1] 15 times total, k12. [72 st]

K next 10 rows.

[2x2] rib next 10 rows.

BO all st loosely.

Weave in ends.





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