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« on: July 20, 2010 01:25:03 PM »

I used to not like fingerless gloves, but since I started living in a poorly insulated apartment, I've realized that there's no other way to type during the winter. So I finally knitted myself a pair:



"Hold Fast" is a traditional sailor knuckle tattoo, a sort of charm against falling from the rigging or letting go of a line. I've always liked the motto; sort of a metaphor for remembering to keep a tight grip on things.
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« Reply #1 on: July 20, 2010 01:56:12 PM »

ahh these are awesome!  do you have a pattern to share or perhaps an intarsia chart? I'm bad at that kind of stuff.
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« Reply #2 on: July 20, 2010 06:23:29 PM »

I totally agree with you about the "hold fast" sentiment. I was recently browsing some tattoo books and thought that phrase would be cool on some fingerless gloves. And it is!
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« Reply #3 on: July 20, 2010 10:27:54 PM »

Its also the motto of clan macleod  Smiley
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« Reply #4 on: August 28, 2010 04:33:47 PM »

Looove! <3
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