“Great gifts for feminine and sporty friends alike.”
These little hand warmers are the perfect project for learning about lace. Designer Becky ffitch has included three different charts with varying degrees of difficulty to suit your experience or your mood. Quick to knit, they make great gifts for feminine and sporty friends alike.
Women’s medium: to fit approx. 6–8"/15–20cm around palm.
Wrist length: approx 6"/15cm. Elbow length: approx. 11"/28cm.
1 skein Louet Gems #2 Fine/Sport Weight (225 yds/205m); shown lower left in Color 30.
Or 1 skein Handmaiden 4-Ply Cashmere (185 yds/170m); shown lower center in Color Black.
Or 1 skein Manos del Uruguay Silk Blend (150 yds/135m); shown lower right in Color 300M (with beads).
Or an equivalent dk- or sport-weight yarn that will knit down to a dense fingering-weight gauge; approx. 120 yds/110m for wrist length; 200 yds/183m for elbow length.
NEEDLES & NOTIONS
US 2 (2.75mm) needles, or size to give you firm, stretchy ribbing.
Optional (for beading): 1 pkg. Mill Hill size 6 beads (for wrist length gloves);steel crochet hook 1.15mm.
Approx. 20-22 sts = 2"/5cm.