Pomatomus Fingerless Glove #1

October 30th, 2006

Watching Sleepy Hollow, great Halloween-eve movie. Yay for Johnny and Christina action. 🙂 I totally forgot that Christopher Walken played the headless horseman. Awesome.

I finished my first Pomatomus fingerless glove finally! I made them a bit longer than I had envisioned but a skein of Koigu goes farther than I thought.

As I said before I was copying the idea but I ended up doing my own thing to add in the thumb gusset. I put a couple markers in and increased, using yarnovers every row in pattern. I think it looks better than having regular thumb gusset increases breaking up the pattern. (You can click to make the pictures bigger- I tried to get good detail for people interested in modifying the sock pattern as I did.)

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UPDATE: Just joined Bev and Scout’s happy swap… Anybody else want to exchange the goods to make mittens? You just have to knit a bag to put your gift in. That is the kind of swap even a space cadet like me can get behind. Great idea, guys. 🙂


10 Responses to “Pomatomus Fingerless Glove #1”

  1. scout Says:

    Those are fantastic!!!

  2. kat Says:

    Congrats! They not only look stylish but also cosy and warm. I made the socks so maybe I should try some fingerless gloves – I have plenty of Koigu in my stash just waiting to be made into warm hand accessories!!!

  3. everythingearin Says:

    Very cool indeed! I likee A Lot!

  4. gleek Says:

    ooooh! i love them! what a great idea for this sock pattern. i have a friend that turned the crusoe socks from knitty into fingerless gloves too and they were such a hit. i’m sure that more people will make these as well 🙂

  5. maya Says:

    pretty pretty pretty

  6. Macoco Says:

    So cool! I really like how the pattern looks as it goes from the thumb to the fingers.

  7. Vicki Says:

    They are so happy! I don’t quite get what you did to make the thumb gusset, but it looks awesome.

  8. Kristen Says:

    I am delurking to say that I absolutely love that mitt! I know what my next project is going to be, thanks for the idea.

  9. Anne Marie Says:

    Wow! So gorgeous…especially in that colorway! Thanks for teaching me (a big dummy) how to read that pattern afterall.

  10. jessica~ Says:

    The Mitts look fantastic!!