Men’s Barley Twist Fingerless Gloves

I did some knitting:

You know … knitting. The thing you do with the pointy sticks? When not playing with spinning wheels?

It had been so long since I actually finished a project, I was afraid I’d forgotten what to do. No need to worry — it is all like riding a bicycle and it came back to me.


I didn’t even use a pattern. I just had a vision for a pair of men’s fingerless gloves with a simple cable twist up the back, but the cable came undone and became the fingers. The center cable does this; the ones on either side — its their outer side cuves that forms the fingers. This is knit from the wool walnut-dyed at the Primitive Technologies weekend. We went from this:



To this:


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To this:


I love it when a plan comes together!

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