Alpaca luxury fingerless gloves - dark grey - Hand spun & knitted by Sara Spinner

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$39.00

Alpaca luxury hand knit ribbed fingerless gloves – dark grey

Hand spun and hand knitted from 100% alpaca fleece.

The fingerless gloves are seamless as knitted in the round making them more comfortable to wear as there is no seam. I knit my fingerless gloves in a combination of single rib for the cuffs and double rib for the main section to give more stretch. 
The thumb section is stocking stitch with a garter stitch border to finish.

This is a thickly spun yarn so the gloves feel quite chunky and will be very warm to wear. The thumb section is stocking stitch with a garter stitch border to finish.

ColourDark grey 

Size: M  (To fit an adult hand with approximately 21 – 22cm circumference. Length of fingerless gloves 19cm. This pair of fingerless gloves is a medium length with 7cm below the thumb.

About Alpaca - Alpaca fleece is soft, durable, luxurious and a silky natural fibre making the finished gloves comfy and really soft to wear. It is a hollow fibre making it warmer than wool.

Washing & Care InstructionsMy products are hand wash only in hand hot water with a mild laundry detergent. Gently squeeze out the excess water and dry flat. I tend to reshape the hat or wristies when wet. The name labels are faux suede and made from 80% polyester and 20% polyurethane. They are washable but I would recommend removing before washing with a small cross head screwdriver. Drying on a washing line can cause the products to stretch. Please do not spin or tumble dry.

About Sara Spinner - I am a hand spinner of alpaca. I work the entire start to finish process with my products. I buy in alpaca fleece and I am fortunate to know some lovely people with alpacas. I also select from different breeders so that I can get a good range of colours. This means that the quality and the length of fibre vary. I blend together short staple length fibre with longer ones to give a better yarn and more colour variety. Once I receive the fleece I lay it out and discard the outer edges as these are generally poorer quality. I then manually pick out as much vegetable matter as possible. 

The next stage is washing. The fleece is soaked overnight in a gentle organic laundry liquid and rinsed carefully. I air dry it in gardening nets. The next step is to card the fleece to make the fibres easier to spin. The spun yarn is washed again and hung with weights to set in the twist.

   

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