Gloves – in Search of the Perfectly Fitting Pair!

I wrote this blog a little over three years ago. It is once again glove season and I am already thinking about this years new pair of gloves. Are you a glove knitter?
I have updated the pictures with some of my newer gloves. I hope that you enjoy the read.

Le Tissier Designs

I knit my first pair of gloves because I could never find gloves to fit my broad palm and short fingers.   I think that was around 2005.  I really started to get excited about gloves in 2006 and wrote my first glove pattern in 2007!

These are gloves knit with my first attempts at hand-dying my own yarns. This yarn is 100% camel 4-ply, very soft and warm. Knit in 2008, these gloves are well into my glove knitting days.

I knit my second pair of gloves because I bought this absolutely gorgeous set of ebony dpn’s by Suzanne.  They are 2.5mm in size and only 4inches long, perfect for the fingers and thumbs of a pair of 4-ply gloves!  Since I purchased those particular needles I have knit many pairs of gloves, both with or without fingers.  I, of course, work mostly with 4-ply yarns, after all I want to use those…

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About letissierdesigns

March 2017 - My new site is now up and functioning. I can blog, share my thoughts and photographs, and sell my patterns! So much happening in my life and all is creative and forward moving! Thanks for taking the time to stop by. Sept 2015 - I haven't updated this in a while! Still knitting, always knitting, I still teach and work at Mad About Ewe Fine Yarns. I also have designed for Vogue Knitting, Koigu Magazine, Zealana, Jimmie Beans, and Malabrigo, As of the beginning of 2015 I also became creative director of the Buffalo Wool Co., a new job that just flows along with what I already do. I am a knitting teacher and knitwear designer. I work full time in my LYS, Mad About Ewe Fine Yarns. I recently was 1st runner up in a Vogue Knitting Design Competition called the Magic of Mohair. My design was featured in the Early Fall 2011 Vogue Knitting. I will have another design in the Vogue Knitting Winter 2011 edition. I have recently purchased a Canon Rebel Camera and have started taking way too many pictures. I love this site for sharing my thoughts and pictures. Life is good!
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2 Responses to Gloves – in Search of the Perfectly Fitting Pair!

  1. Selena Rea says:

    I’ve only knitted fingerless mitts and mittens so far, but I have some lovely cashmere that I’m saving for some gloves. Maybe this winter I’ll be bold enough to cast one on! I’m such a big fan of your designs, especially the gauntlets you designed for Vogue Knitting.

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