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Showing posts with label fishtail lace. Show all posts
Showing posts with label fishtail lace. Show all posts

Saturday, May 19, 2012

Fisherman's Wife Fingerless Gloves

Hello friends!
Here in the Southern Hemisphere the weather is getting colder and colder by the day, so I have been keeping myself very busy making lots of new woolly (and not so woolly) treasures :-)
I made these fingerless gloves using Rowan Summerspun yarn, which is a beautiful blend of 50% wool & 50% cotton, which means it keeps you warm, but not too warm (i.e. no sweaty hands :-)
The colours of this range of yarn are gorgeous as well. I'd love to make myself a sweater using Summerspun!
The lace pattern that runs along the back of the hand is traditionally called a "fishtail" lace... which is sort of how I came to arrive at the name "Fisherman's Wife" for the gloves... :-)
You can find these gloves in my online store HERE, along with a bunch of other winter warmers :-)

And for those of you who have already asked, yes I will be making the pattern for these gloves available through Ravelry :-)