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Developing glove patterns.

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I started this back in February on one of Katharine Pogson's excellent gloving weekends. It is finally finished! It has been a challenge in places, with the odd threat of twisted fingers. I find I need to ensure that the fingers do not get stretched as I insert the quirks and fourchettes. All issues now happily resolved. I have used a between no.7 needle, lamb nappa and two strands of gutermann's glazed quilting cotton which I also waxed. This thread is working well in my gloving work and gives a good effect. The seams are overlapped and stab stitched. 

p1000204 glove 1 glove 4 glove 3

The picture on the top left is the trank ready to thumb and fourchette insertion. The other pictures show completed views of the gloves, kindly taken by my husband. I would also consider adding a piped edge, though I do like the simplicity of the cut edge. I might also explore adding elastic or a button fastening..........