Wild and Warm Lace Fingerless Gloves
Wild and Warm: Guanaco and Vicuña Lace Fingerless Gloves
Wild guanacos and vicuñas are both beautiful and graceful. They produce some of the finest fibers in the world. It is fitting to knit a light and lacy garment to honor their elegance. These open-fingered gloves are not only decorative but also warm. Learn more about spinning guanaco and vicuña fibers in the Winter 2008 issue of Spin-Off.
Finished Size: 10” long × 3½” wide. Woman’s medium to fit a 7–8” hand.
1 oz light guanaco.
1⁄8 oz vicuña.
Hooks: U.S. sizes C (2.75 mm) and 0 (1.75 mm).
Needles: 5 U.S. size 2 double-pointed needles or size necessary for gauge; tapestry and beading needles.
Notions: Three 3 mm gold-filled beads, five 5 mm gold-filled beads for each glove.
Gauge: 8 sts and 11 rows = 1” in lace pattern.
Skill Level: Easy.
Directions include instructions for spinning your own yarn.
Pattern is available in free e-book:
Knitting Lace—Knitting Daily Presents: 10 Free Knitted Lace Patterns
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