Danni and Charlie do craft

Two ladies and a whole lotta wool

Free-style Fair Isle glove (on the round)

For my next project I decided I needed to get back to Fair Isle. It’s a while since the course I did at Loop London, so wanted to make sure I still remembered.

I also wanted to create a fingerless glove pattern that worked on the round. This took some serious thought, especially knitting the thumb. Wows, sometimes knitting maths is confusing.

Anyway, here’s what I ended up with:

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I did use a double-pointed needle in order to hold the stitches while I shaped the thumb:

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I could definitely work some more Fair Isle into this pattern, just need to remember to add enough stitches for these bits as there’s not as much give in these parts.

Now to make the second glove!

– Charlie

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About thisischarlie

I'm Charlie Parker. Whilst I don't play sax I do play the ukulele. I'm a digital marketing professional living and working in Vancouver, Canada. I am prone to wanderlust, I ❤️ children's books and am a dedicated knitter.

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