Andrea’s Spice Route Gloves

Spice Route Gloves knit by Andrea McKinnon

Andrea’s “Spice Route Gloves” project, as shown on Ravelry.
Photo copyright Andrea McKinnon 2015.

I thought you’d like to see the lovely result, above, that my customer, Andrea, shared on Ravelry.  She knit my “Spice Route Gloves” design to a “T”, but in her own choice of colors.  As a designer, I think it’s a very special thing, to see one of my own designs knit in the same yarn, but in an entirely different colorway.  It’s a little like having my own, brand new baby handed to me, without having to go through pregnancy and labor.  Of course, I LOVE it! Thanks so much for sharing, Andrea!

excerpt from Ravelry designer's activity page

Nothing makes me happier than seeing someone’s happy result on Ravelry!

If you’d like to see the details on Andrea’s color choices, here’s a link to her project on Ravelry.  And here are my original Spice Route Gloves, from last year:

Spice Route Gloves

Spice Route Gloves, a knitting design by Mary Ann Stephens copyright 2015

ladies fair isle gloves knitting pattern

“Spice Route Gloves”, by Mary Ann Stephens copyright 2015

Haven’t lost one yet! 🙂




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4 Responses to Andrea’s Spice Route Gloves

  1. Val says:

    Lovely…they are on my to do list, but as mittens instead. We are in Florida right now and knitting mitts seems wrong somehow.

    • twostrands says:

      You think so? That’s funny – I do a lot of my mitten / glove knitting in warm weather, for a couple of reasons: The small projects stay away from my lap, so I don’t overheat. Plus, they help me think of frosty, winter breezes, so at least my thoughts are cool. Hope you have a great visit in FL!

  2. Craftfulness says:

    I love them! I really need to get my knittingskills to the next level. It would be a dream to make those mits. Thanks for shearing! Sandra

  3. etcher101 says:

    Those are gorgeous! Considering that I still haven’t figured out how to make a glove suitable for a human to wear (maybe a Muppet…), let alone two gloves, I think these are incredible!!!

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