I pulled out my bags of raw alpaca, and began spinning a few days prior.
The perfect choice of animal fiber for Alejandro’s gloves, he who frequently ski’s the snow of the Andes Mountains, in Patagonia.
Plying natural black with natural grey .
I used the basic charts from Ann Budd ~ Handy Book of Patterns as a guideline (especially since I was knitting with handspun and needed a custom gauge). However, I prefered a ‘left’ and a ‘right’ glove, so I had to somewhat re-invented the off-set thumb for myself ~a definite improvement . I would enjoy publishing my own version of a glove pattern ~ soon ~ because I love making gloves now !