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« on: April 29, 2006 08:25:11 PM »



Some new gloves I made from leftover handspun from the socks I just knit.  PIcot edge top and feather and fan base.  100% wool handspun by me in a bit thicker then the usual commercial sock wieght.

http://i2.photobucket.com/albums/y23/midnightskyfibers/wiiewiweie.jpg

A larger view of the gloves

http://i2.photobucket.com/albums/y23/midnightskyfibers/fjalkdjsfds.jpg
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A close up of the yarn in the photo- alsohandspun by me, for my next pair of socks unless someone can convince me to part with it.
wool and silk 1 ply plied with a ply of wool and soysilk.  300-350 yards.
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« Reply #1 on: April 29, 2006 08:33:38 PM »

i like them a lot the color combination is great
did you use a pattern? 
cause i think that i have seen one like that but i really want to make some
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« Reply #2 on: April 29, 2006 10:13:53 PM »

The colours are gorgeous.  I love handspun and yours looks fantastic.
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« Reply #3 on: April 30, 2006 08:04:52 AM »

Very pretty.  Took me a sec to realize those hands aren't real!
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« Reply #4 on: April 30, 2006 07:54:19 PM »

i like them a lot the color combination is great
did you use a pattern? 
cause i think that i have seen one like that but i really want to make some


No pattern, but here is a run down (worked from the top down)
-cast on 36 stitches
-KNit 7 rows
-*yo K2G* around
-knit 7 rows
join row with top cast on for picot
-knit 10 rows
-turn, work back and forth (creating an opening) for about 20 rows or until you can fit you thumb through easily.
-resume working in round, knit 2 rows
-work  3 repeats of feather and fan then cast off.

I used maybe 100 yards of yarn for these. 


Helpful links:

Picot edging:
http://www.purlwise.com/2004/04/folded_picot_ed.html#more
http://www.streetsandyos.com/archives/2005/07/building_a_bett_1.php
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« Reply #5 on: May 03, 2006 03:30:40 PM »

thanx for the pattern i will have to try those
thanx
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