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MerigoldinWA
12-18-2007, 07:23 PM
I don't know if it is possible to make anything my 14 year old grand daughter would like for her birthday, but I tried. I made them in non girlish colors because I hear she likes them better. ;)

This fingerless gloves pattern I got online. I think it is called Dashing. I had a little trouble with the pattern. It may have been written correctly, but it seemed wrong to me so I changed it a bit. :shrug: The cables look a little weird, but offset cables are going to look a little odd. I'm happy enough with them.

http://i137.photobucket.com/albums/q220/JoodieKadoodie/Other%20Items/fingerlessgloves.jpg

Then I designed this hat to go with the gloves. I started with a cable from one of the Harmony stitch guides and then picked up stitches and made the top of the hat. I didn't have enough of the army green to make it solid, so put black with it. The yarn is Wool-Ease.

http://i137.photobucket.com/albums/q220/JoodieKadoodie/Hats/cablehat.jpg

That's me as the model. I'm getting less and less photogenic as the years go by; I think it will look better on my DGD.:thumbsup:

dreamsherl
12-18-2007, 10:13 PM
I think that you did a lovely job. I'm sure that your daughter will love them.

kaytee
12-18-2007, 11:26 PM
I just love them!!!

mdog182
12-19-2007, 01:43 AM
awww if i was your grand daughter i would love them!! everything looks great!

ritaw
12-19-2007, 03:56 AM
I love them . The colour is lovely. You make a lovely model :)

Slim
12-19-2007, 08:38 AM
Very cute! I'm sure she'll love them.

dustinac
12-19-2007, 10:17 AM
They look great and she will love them!! :happydance:

Abbily
12-19-2007, 10:27 AM
The gloves and hat are beautiful, and so are you! I'm sure your dgd will love them.

Jaxhil
12-19-2007, 10:36 AM
:muah::inlove:

I love them both!! I am sure your DGD will too! Now I want to make the Dashing pattern too :p

And you are a BEAUTIFUL model :thumbsup:

GiddyKnitter
12-19-2007, 11:05 AM
Very nice x

Gretaoto
12-19-2007, 11:23 AM
Both are nice and your fingerless gloves look great, you would make a great hand model.

Good color choice too.

MerigoldinWA
12-19-2007, 11:39 AM
Thanks for all the kind words everyone.

Debkcs
12-19-2007, 11:50 AM
They do look great. You will let us know what she says, right? I'm storing up all this information for when mine is old enough to not have to wear what we put on her!

msoebel
12-19-2007, 12:54 PM
Fingerless gloves are a great choice for a 14 year old girl! She will love them. I think your cables are lovely.

(And you look pretty with all that snow around too!)

Mystery_Gyrl
12-19-2007, 01:45 PM
Very nice winter set. I really like the cable you chose for the hat, it looks like it will keep your DGD ears nice and warm. You model both items very well. :cool:
Katrina

Jan in CA
12-19-2007, 03:37 PM
Those look fabulous! :yay:

bethany
12-19-2007, 04:46 PM
oh she'll love them. The colors are great too--such a hip granny you are! :)

dmknits
12-28-2007, 08:38 PM
Both projects look great. Nice work!

KnitClickChick
12-29-2007, 07:52 AM
I love the cable pattern, both turned out great! I think you photograph very well :wink:

slightly addicted to yarn
12-29-2007, 10:39 AM
They're fantastic - hope she liked them, I made loads of fingerless mitts for my daughters, their boyfriends...etc... so I'm guessing she'll love them - I haven't made the dashings though, they look lovely on you - the hat looks great and so do you xx