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HamaLee
01-17-2007, 10:57 PM
Here's the Morse Code hat from earlier, now with its matching friends The Floves. This is my second pair of floves, and while still a PITA--they came out much nicer. I probably wouldn't choose to knit any type of glove again any time soon.... :doh:

sara_jayne
01-18-2007, 10:16 AM
:teehee: I thought floves was a typo at first!

Everything looks great - I love the colors!

DreamWeaver
01-18-2007, 01:10 PM
Ohhhh... I get it. Fingerless gloves= floves (it takes me a while to get stuff)

It looks great! :cheering:

HamaLee
01-18-2007, 01:17 PM
Ohhhh... I get it. Fingerless gloves= floves (it takes me a while to get stuff)

It looks great! :cheering:
:rofl:
I forgot that you can't really see the fact that they're fingerless in this picture. Heh...The pattern is a modification of Knitty's "Cigar"

jamadian75
01-18-2007, 03:31 PM
Here's the Morse Code hat from earlier, now with its matching friends The Floves. This is my second pair of floves, and while still a PITA--they came out much nicer. I probably wouldn't choose to knit any type of glove again any time soon.... :doh:

Both look great! What is it that you didn't enjoy about knitting the floves ?(cool word btw)

HamaLee
01-18-2007, 06:09 PM
Both look great! What is it that you didn't enjoy about knitting the floves ?(cool word btw)

Eh....I dunno, I guess everybody has things they do or don't prefer and gloves are on my "don't" list. I just didn't enjoy working the fingers, and I kept getting weird holes near the joins that I'd have to graft as I went or figure out a way to pick up stitches and then knit them together with others to close up the holes, etc etc etc. Just a lot of effort for a product that didn't thrill me. :shrug:

steff
01-18-2007, 09:12 PM
so is anyone gonna post a pic fo them modelling the hat and floves?
:hug:

HamaLee
01-19-2007, 10:09 AM
:teehee:
Hmm...I'm gifting them to my friend this weekend. Maybe I can get him tipsy enough for a few silly poses.

HamaLee
01-21-2007, 01:42 PM
Sadly...no pics of the recipient wearing the hat and gloves. I gifted them last night and he hates them, I can tell. :verysad:

I'm a leetle disappointed and maybe a bit heartbroken...cuz they actually came out pretty nice looking. And he requested these items specifically so I worked hard on them. And they fit. But he doesn't hide his opinion well and I could tell he thought they were lame, and he'll never wear them.

Stupid best friend. :verysad:

steff
02-01-2007, 07:54 PM
Sadly...no pics of the recipient wearing the hat and gloves. I gifted them last night and he hates them, I can tell. :verysad:

I'm a leetle disappointed and maybe a bit heartbroken...cuz they actually came out pretty nice looking. And he requested these items specifically so I worked hard on them. And they fit. But he doesn't hide his opinion well and I could tell he thought they were lame, and he'll never wear them.

Stupid best friend. :verysad:

I would be well vexed if i went to all that bother to knit a man a hat and he went off like that :-x
gutted!
Why dont you model them then ?
I think the hat and glvoes are lovely, id wear them gladly :)

HamaLee
02-01-2007, 08:08 PM
Why dont you model them then ?
I think the hat and glvoes are lovely, id wear them gladly :)
They are no longer in my possession...they're his now, likely languishing in his apartment. Ah well...someday I'll actually knit something for myself. I think I'm a glutton for punishment. :teehee:

Truly, I'm not quite up to being ready for a thin sweater of the sort I would actually wear. So I'm knitting smaller things I'd never wear (like hats, gloves, scarves, etc) and then finding people to force them upon. Heheh....serves me right! I enjoy the process though.