Pattern so far:
Gauge: 16 wpi 7-8 spi on 00 needles, 10 rows = 1 inch
cast on 68. 17 stitches on Needle 1, 34 stitches needle 2, 17 stitches on needle 3
row 1, k across. row 2, p across. repeat rows 1 and 2. row 5-11 k across. row 14: k across needle 1 until 3 stitches remain, psso, k1. needle 2: k1, k2tog, k across until the last 3 stitches on needle, psso, k1. Needle 3 k1, k2tog, knit across.
k across for one inch.
Repeat row 14 (60 stitches remain)
K around for 1 more inch. Repeat row 14 (56 stitches remain)
K around for 2 inches. Cuff should measure 5 inches.
Next row: needle 1, k across until 2 stitches from end of needle, increase 1, knit. Needle 2: k1, increase in stitch 2, k across to 2 stiches from end of needle, increase 1, k1. Needle three, k1, increase in second stitch , k to end of needle. (64 stitches)
Next 2 rounds, knit across
Begin the thumb. K around needle 1 and the next to last stitch of needle 2. Increase in last stitch. K all stitches of needle 3.
next round: k needle 1, k needle 2 until last stitch. Pickup a stitch, slip off pick up stith and last onto new needle, called Thumb Needle. Using thumb needle, pick up a stitch (now 3 stitches on thumb needle. knit across needle three.
next round, k across.
next round, k across needles 1 & 2. On thumb needle, k1, pick up stitch, k1, pick up stitch, k 1 (5 stitches), k across needle 3.
next 2 rounds, K across
Intentions, do one increase round on thumb gusset (k1, pick up 1, k to next to last stitch, pick up 1, k1, then knit 2 rounds for 1 inch. check against hubby's hand. After this point, it may or may not be time to start doing increase round then k 3 rounds)