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cazzsue
11-07-2010, 05:33 PM
Have a vintage pattern for some great long gloves but it calls for Fleishers Win Sport.

Knitting is on No12 ( UK ) No2 ( US)

Tension is 10 rows to the inch.

Any ideas please?:muah:

suzeeq
11-07-2010, 06:13 PM
10 rows or 10 stitches per inch? Or is it over 2"? That's a pretty tight gauge even on US2s, most socks are pretty tight when knit at 8 sts/inch.

Jan in CA
11-07-2010, 06:17 PM
Thread was in the wrong forum so I moved it here.

Stitches per inch is a better way to figure gauge than rows. I couldn't find the yarn to check it. What gauge do you need for the pattern? Do you have a link?

cazzsue
11-07-2010, 07:05 PM
the pattern says ' gauge: 10 rounds = 1 inch'

not having knitted in the round before i assume it is the same as rows?

Uses : Bear Brand or Fleisher's Machine Washable Win-sport, 4ozs

sorry can't be more help.

I had assumed probably 4ply?

It is 52 stitches casting on

suzeeq
11-08-2010, 01:26 AM
The CO of 52 sts, how many inches is it supposed to be? Rounds do equal rows, but how many per inch can differ if it's stockinette or garter stitch. It's probably fingering/sock weight yarn.

cazzsue
11-08-2010, 02:44 PM
The only tension in the pattern is 10 rounds to an inch.

suzeeq
11-08-2010, 03:41 PM
I'm not asking about the tension now... if it gives finished measurements how many inches is the 52 cast on sts for - 8", 7, 9? I presume it's for the wrist. It really would help if you have a link to the picture at least.

cazzsue
11-09-2010, 07:43 PM
I have attached a photo of the gloves in the pattern- so I hope you will get an idea of what I mean.

Many thanks:woot:

suzeeq
11-09-2010, 09:07 PM
Regardless.... I think if you use sock or fingering yarn you should be able to knit them to the right size. Just start with it, work to the wrist and see how it goes.

Lisa R.
11-10-2010, 10:12 AM
the pattern says ' gauge: 10 rounds = 1 inch'

not having knitted in the round before i assume it is the same as rows?

Uses : Bear Brand or Fleisher's Machine Washable Win-sport, 4ozs

sorry can't be more help.

I had assumed probably 4ply?

It is 52 stitches casting on


A friend just gave me a skein of Bear Brand "sock and sport" yarn that she picked up from Goodwill. It's a 1 oz. skein, but there's no yardage listed on the label, nor any hint of gauge. It looks like regular sock or fingering weight.

Don't know if that helps or not, but it's all I have.

hyperactive
11-11-2010, 11:00 AM
just give it a try. You will see after a few rounds, if that comes out right. You will spend less time on the attempt than on the wondering, so just go and do it. (That is usually my method. Just to give it a try and undo when it does not come out).

If you only have one hank, just be sure not to use too much.