Take II.

So! It’s been a while. I thought a fresh start and a new look may be the answer to my lack of inspiration/motivation in regards to the site. It’s been a tough year, but we’re getting there. Updates: I’ve been busy making many things, including a few experiments, some successful, some less so, all fun … Read more

Fingerless Fun.

Who says that you can’t have fun without fingers? Probably 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 –

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