Thérèse's knitting

 

Elegant gauntlets

Designer: Sally Melville
Pattern source: The Knitting Experience, Book Two: The Purl Stitch (XRX Books)
Yarn: Koigu Painter's Palette Premium Merino P211  (from the KBTH oddments box)
Completed: December 2004
 

One of my Christmas projects, first-ever gloves (albeit with no fingers and only half a thumb), and great fun to knit. The gauntlets are designed to be elbow-length--I shortened them by 4" thinking I wouldn't have enough yarn otherwise, but I only used 63 grams of yarn. It's a nice pattern, with arm shaping.

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