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« on: March 12, 2006 03:34:03 PM »

I saw these gloves from the last issue of Knitty, and needed them so bad it hurt! You have no idea the trouble i went to to get nice colours of Noro (cant get Koigu where i live), it took about 6 weeks to find the right colours. And here they are. BTW the photos make my arms look chinkier than they really ae LOL!

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« Reply #1 on: March 12, 2006 07:33:53 PM »

I want to make these so badly.
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« Reply #2 on: March 13, 2006 10:05:52 AM »

well done!  They're really cute and the color is great!  My only question is, is that much grafting really easier than knitting on dpns?  I guess it might just be a matter of opinion.  Was the finishing difficult?

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« Reply #3 on: March 13, 2006 03:17:40 PM »

The grafting didnt take very long (i've never made gloves before Grin), it was only 7-16 stitches per finger to graft anyway. I dont know how you would knit them on DPNs, you might have to use a different pattern. I am one of those knittas who like instant gratification, and when i saw i had to graft my heart sank. Once i actually did it, it wasnt so bad - i've finished another pair last night in a different colourway (teal and magenta). The crochet edging around the 'hole' took 5 secs, max. The only thing is that they are quite thick between the fingers - thats the only problem with them i think  Wink.

« Reply #4 on: March 14, 2006 02:24:32 PM »

Those look delicious. The colours, the pattern. Awesome choice. Really want a pair of those now. Goood job! Cheesy (pity about the thick between the finger thing Sad)
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