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2 needle fingerless gloves

This is an easy pattern that can be adapted according to your skill.
I used worsted weight yarn and US 5 needles.
You need just over 50gms of yarn.
I also found that knitting them both at the same times ensures that they bout turn out the same !

Cast on 42 sts
Knit 20 rows in k2 p2 rib
on the 20th row place markers this way:
k20 place marker, k2, place marker, k20
the 2 sts between the markers will form the increase for the thumb.

Switch to stocking stitch (1 row K - right side- 1 row P - wrong side)
Knit to marker, (20 sts)
knit twice in the next stitch and in the one after that (the sts between the markers)
next row and all wrong side rows, Purl
Knit 20 sts (you have reached the marker)
knit twice in next stitch, K2 (till next marker) and K twice in the stitch before the marker

Continue this way, always increasing a stitch at each marker till you have 16sts between the markers.
k 2 rows then with right side facing, k20, CO 16, k20 (shaping the thumb)
next row, (W side) knit …

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As a matter of my profession design is always with  me professionally; but apart from profession I'm always designing small household goods, women apparels such as jewelries, accessories etc. as a hobby. I enjoy handcrafting very much; as soon as i found a small gap of time, or in case of having a pending problem in my mind, i set out crafting. It's like a therapy...  it’s also a kind of “solution resolver” for me; it works, thereby i have inspirations for creative solutions. Some architectural way of solutions even crosses my mind during handcrafting. I like always creating. My works concerning women accessories, I ca…