Who says that you can’t have fun without fingers? Probably paradormirmejor.org no one, but indeed I have had plenty of enjoyment from this project. I’m not sure quite what to call them: fingerless gloves, arm warmers, wrist warmers or even… wristers? That’s the suggestion from the pattern, but you know me, I can’t help messing with the pattern just for giggles. Here’s what they were meant to turn out like –
You can’t see very well from the picture but they originally just had a slit for the thumb, which wasn’t very warm or comfortable. So I decided that since I’d been spending so much time on my knitting lately that I’d try a new crochet design. I checked out the hook needed and basic measurements and got to work.
It’s a surprisingly simple pattern to follow once you’ve started and even after making 3 gloves (the tension was strange in the first attempt!) I had enough wool left over to make a matching hat… which unfortunately I couldn’t find to photograph this morning, hope it turns up.
Also forgot to take a picture of the progress as I worked, was over too quickly, I do apologise and shall be more thorough with my camera in the future!
So here’s the finished product –