Friday, August 29, 2008

Pretty In Pink

I'm so excited that you might say that I'm tickled pink!! I've just finished designing my first pair of fingerless gloves, which I have named Pretty In Pink!! They are pictured here. I have 4 very nice people from the Fingerless Glove Fanatics group testing them for me. When they're finished, I will be putting it up for sale on Ravelry.

They are crocheted gloves done in Luster Sheen yarn. I love the way they turned out and I think that they're easy enough for any crocheter who can read a pattern to make. My testers will let me know if that's true or not.

I've posted pictures of them in several places and gotten a wonderful response, much bigger than I ever expected! I've just sent out the pattern today, and I can't wait to see how my testers do. They can use any yarn that's the same weight as the Luster Sheen I've used. I know one of them will also be using Luster Sheen.

Since we're talking pink here, and that makes me think of the Cancer Society. I hope you will check out the places I visit and pay a visit to the wonderful lady who is doing the walk for the society. It's a great cause, and her story will touch your heart I'm sure.


Aunt Kathy said...

I love them Maryann, isn't designing fun?

kadezmom said...

More than well done!!!!! Love em too!

SupaCindy3000 said...

They definitely look like something Molly Ringwald would have worn in the movie! Great job, they're beautiful. Too bad I can't crochet to save my life...

rho said...

ohhh pretty!!! And envious of your nails too - I just chewed off all the ones on my right hand - left is still looking pretty good though.

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