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Old 11-30-2010, 04:33 PM   #1
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I have a pattern for gloves that say they are about a womens medium. How can I make them into a mens large?
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Old 11-30-2010, 05:14 PM   #2
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Larger needles and heavier yarn? Or, look for men's glove patterns.
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Old 11-30-2010, 09:12 PM   #3
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Thanks, have been looking for mens glove patterns, but have only found mediums so far. guess I'll keep looking
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there are different ways, really.
Change the pattern to add more stitches and rows. Depending on the pattern that can be a lot of work or not come out so nicely.

thicker yarn and / or thicker needles may do the trick, depending on how much you have to enlarge them.

But careful: a lot of times, women's hands are more slim than men's hands. You may need to add more width than hight or the fingertips will be dangeling in mid air! I try them on on the man in question when making gloves. Perfect fit guaranteed if you just knit a little longer than you think you need (I always undershoot, otherways)

I do have one pattern link for you, however:

They come in the following sizes:
Sizes: (S/M) L/XL
Maybe that will at least help you with changing the pattern that you have.

Men's gloves are relatively hard to find, just like most men's knitting patterns.
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Here's a few ideas..

A basic glove recipe that you can fit to the person.

If you have The Knitter's Handy Book of Patterns there is a glove recipe in there.

When asking questions ALWAYS post the name and a link for the pattern if you have it.

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thank this was very helpful.
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