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Week 49: 5th December – 11th December 2013

19 Dec

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Fingerless mittens made for a friend. Double knit wool, on 3.75mm needles, knitted in the round. Very simple and easy.

 

Week 38: 17th September – 23rd September 2013

25 Sep

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Emoticon fingerless gloves – double knit yarn knitted on 3.25mm needles. The emoticon motifs were added using swiss darning. Fingerless mitts pattern is my own, the emoticon design is taken from Knitted Gifts, supplement with Let’s Knit Magazine, November 2012. Design by Jane Burn.

Week 23: 6th June – 12th June 2013

11 Jun

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Fingerless gloves – another Christmas present. Knitted to my own design, using a traditional Shetland lace pattern called Print o the Wave. The wool used is produced on the Isle of Mull at a place called Ardalanish (click here for more details). It knits as 4-ply/ DK. These were knitted on 3.75mm needles, as I usually knit quite loosely. But I think future ones will be on 3.5mm needles, as they’re slightly wider than designed. But the person they’re aimed at has wider hands than I do, so they should be ok. The pattern is available here for anyone interested 🙂