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Old 12-23-2008, 08:02 PM   #1
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Confused about thumb gusset instructions for gloves pattern
I'm a beginner-ish knitter working for the first time in the round on dpns making some fingerless gloves for my brother - http://www.knitlist.com/00gift/mens-...ess-gloves.htm

I've managed fine with the ribbed cuff but the thumb gusset instructions have me a little confused, especially where it says 'k2 rounds even, keeping the p1 sts uniform' - what does that mean? Do the p1 sts stay in the same place in those 3 rounds and then do I change the purl st positions? I'm finding it really hard to visualise at the moment.

I'd be grateful for any help you can throw my way!
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Old 12-23-2008, 08:06 PM   #2
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It seems to be a strange way of saying that while you knit two rounds even, you're still supposed to purl the purl stitches. I think it's so you don't read "knit two rounds" and just knit all the stitches around.
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Thanks for clearing that up
I was worried that by the time I figured out how to knit these up for my brother it would be Spring (I'm a very slow knitter!)
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