4.15.2006

Beg. Row, Pt. 2 -- Fingerless Gloves

Sereknitty72 wrote: "There is a pattern in Holiday Knits by Sara Lucas and Allison Isaacs for "tipless" gloves that looks pretty easy. I say this because I contemplated making them (so that means I read that pattern and deemed the difficulty within my crazy range) but never got around to it...They look cute though and you could probably just knit shorter fingers..."

What I liked about the fingerless gloves (a.k.a. wristwarmers) I found on Knitty was that they are completely fingerless, LOL. Here's the link:
http://www.knitty.com/ISSUEwinter02/PATTvoodoo.html

I'm not sure why they're in the "tangy" level of Knitty difficulty (aside from requiring double-pointed needles), except that you have to make a buttonhole in each one (for your thumb).

The pattern has a link to buttonhole directions, and I did learn to make my first buttonholes here, no problemo.

More from Sereknitty: "Also, have you ever looked into knitting with the "Magic Loop" instead of double pointed needles? That's what I use for all of my socks now and it's a pretty humane process..."

You're not the first person who's told me it's a good thing, so I'll have to check it out. Thanks for the tip!

Happy spring and fluffy bunnies,
O-Kitten

p.s. Finished the baby blanket last night. It has the Chinese characters for "life" on it. (If anyone actually knows Chinese, you'll have to tell me if I got them right or not, tho it's a little late now.) Promise to post pic as soon as it's washed!

2 comments:

Anonymous said...

I just stumbled on your blog thanks to the article in the Spring Knitty - read all the archives and have now bookmarked your blog. It's very thoughtful and I love your cats and allthe info - sorry to hear about Copernicus - he was beautiful. I hope this comes through, as I don't (yet) have a blog. My dear sister will be getting some llama fleece soon, so I shall help with sorting (did that with the alpaca she got last fall) and hopefully learn to spin this year. Regards, Joan K in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada

mlj1954 said...

love your blog. My dear hubby talked about getting llamas for awhile . . . we got a pool instead. LOL!