Vancouver Fog Fingerless Gloves

Warm and cozy gloves for a chilly foggy January.

January 31st, 2009, 1:12 am
Tags: fingerless gloves knitting vancouver fog

Vancouver had an unusually foggy January (see my friend's blog Astroknits for a great picture of the fog). Inspired by the chilly damp weather, I decided to knit up some fingerless gloves. I started with the Evangeline pattern, but I found that with the yarn I wanted to use (Berroco Ultra Alpaca) that the gauge was off and the cables didn't look as good as I'd hoped. I designed the following pattern myself, designed to fit my rather narrow hands. I think the gloves turned out rather well!

Vancouver Fog Pattern

Note: I learned two things during this project:

#1) Knitting small circular objects with cables on metal needles is a bad idea - too slippery! Use bamboo instead.

#2) Taking pictures of your own arms with a manual focus lens is tricky, but doable =0)

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