Friday, December 24, 2010

PixieDust Fingerless Gloves



I've really been hankering for some fingerless gloves, my hands get so cold sometimes, I thought they would be nice and cozy for around the house as well as out in the big wide world. I spun up a batch of my PixieDust blend in worsted weight and with 70 yards had exactly enough to finish! I wasn't too worried, I was knitting two at a time on a circular, so I knew if I needed to I could mix in another color of hand spun if I ran low.




I dyed up this luscious angora fiber in a pretty, soft pink. I'm planning to spin this and crochet a fluffy trim around the cuff. It's on the roster as soon as I finish a couple of secret projects.

Wishing you all the best of the season and on into the New Year! Blessings Friends!
Melissa

9 comments:

  1. Happy Christmas Melissa
    Your Pixie Dust mitts are gorgeous you are a very talented spinner and knitter :)
    Helen x

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  2. They are gorgeous and the soft pink at the cuff will be delicious! Yo always pick the best materials to use too.

    Merry Christmas and Happy Fiber Arts Friday!

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  3. You should right up the pattern for these! I love em, especially since they use less than 100 yds! Your yarn is always my fav colors!

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  4. They are beautiful. The pink cuff is going to be the perfect accent. Nice CHristmas gift to yourself! Good tidings.

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  5. Ooo, pretty as always Melissa. Those gloves are super cute. Have a wonderful holiday and I'll maybe see you next week. Happy Fiber Arts Friday!

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  6. Loving the color, many thanks for stopping by my blog, cheers from New Zealand, Marie

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  7. Your gloves are beautiful. Glad you made them for you. I love my angora ones too. Your pattern looks almost the same as mine except for maybe K2, P2 on your cuffs.
    Merry Christmas Melissa to you and yours.

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  8. I absolutely love the colour variations in your fingerless gloves, gorgeous!

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  9. *write

    yeah, I shouldn't comment on things before noon as I am normally half asleep :)

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