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mom43boyz
10-03-2009, 09:38 PM
I have come across two 50 gram balls (110 yards each) of KnitPicks Andean Treasure, 100% Baby Alpaca Sport Weight yarn. I can totally feel these being knit into gloves, but I am so not good at picking patterns and matching them to yarn on hand.

Any pattern suggestions? Please?!? I'm itching to get started!

Thanks so much!

Jan in CA
10-03-2009, 10:39 PM
Do you want gloves with fingers? Fingerless? Mittens? People use the term gloves interchangeably sometimes so I want to make sure.

mom43boyz
10-03-2009, 10:46 PM
I'd prefer gloves with fingers, but I'm willing to go fingerless since I only have 220 yards. Most of the patterns I've found on Ravelry seem to use a lot more yarn than I have. Thanks!

Mirl56
10-04-2009, 07:21 AM
Here are some sport-weight mittens.
http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/flashy-fingers-gloves
http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/classic-gloves
http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/j-crew-style-gloves
http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/j-crew-style-gloves

Here are some w/the beginning of fingers, you can always finish the fingers.
htthttp://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/mens-fingerless-glovesp://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/lake-park-gloves

I forgot to check yardage, so make sure you look at that. Maybe you can adjust the cuff length so you need less then the pattern requires.

Jan in CA
10-04-2009, 10:49 AM
This is where Ravelry comes in really handy. You can sort patterns by yarn weight and yardage as well as pattern. If you aren't a member I suggest joining. Here's a few I found on there and I've included the outside link in case you aren't a member.
http://www.argosyyarns.com/servlet/the-910/One-Skein-Fingerless-Gloves/Detail
http://www.garnstudio.com/lang/en/visoppskrift.php?d_nr=86&d_id=5&lang=us
http://www.garnstudio.com/lang/en/visoppskrift.php?d_nr=114&d_id=25&lang=en

mom43boyz
10-04-2009, 01:50 PM
Thank you all for the help! I think I'm going to go with the J Crew gloves - they look pretty simple for my first gloves.

Have a great day, everyone!

Jan in CA
10-04-2009, 02:42 PM
This may also be of help to you since you can use any gauge I believe.
http://www.interweaveknits.com/freepatterns/pdf/Progressive_Gloves.pdf