Organist's Glomitts by Mrs Buttons

Organist's Glomitts

by Mrs Buttons
Knitting
February 2016
DK (11 wpi) ?
22 stitches and 36 rows = 4 inches
in stockinette
US 2½ - 3.0 mm
US 4 - 3.5 mm
medium (approx. glove size 8½)
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This project is a bit of a fun accessory for organists and pipe organ lovers. Many organists have to play in cold conditions, especially in winter, so here is the perfect solution for them: a pair of gloves roomy enough for easy movement and without fingertips for good touch.

Difficulty: intermediate

Techniques Used:

  • Circular knitting
  • Stranded knitting
  • Working with double-pointed needles (DPNs)

Material:

  • 100g of DK wool in a dark colour for the background
  • 25g of silver DK wool for the metal organ pipes
  • 25g of light brown DK wool for the wooden pipes
  • a small amount of black embroidery yarn or wool for details on organ pipes

Needles:

  • Set of 3.0mm (US 2.5) DPNs
  • Set of 3.5mm (US 4) DPNs

Accessories:

  • Stitch markers
  • Scissors
  • Bodkin