These are Motorcycle Chica gloves from Interweave Summer 2007. I love the way they’re turning out, but am finding knitting the fingers so tedious. You can’t see from the photographs but these have an open back like a traditional driving glove. Because of this you start them on straights and change to DPNs for the fingers. I’ve only ever knit gloves with 4-ply on skinny little DPNs before now, and that’s fiddly enough. This yarn is Rowan felted tweed and I’m using 3.75mm DPNs. They just feel so clumsy and huge to knit with.
So. Should I persevere with them? I’ve been forcing myself to knit a digit a day so far. The funny thing is when I started them I had the idea that I’d be knitting loads of pairs for friends! Not gonna happen. I had my fill of fingers last year, so I think I’m going to stick with mittens from now on!
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