Category Archives: Folk Mitts

Hand knitted mittens and gloves, anything but socks.

QR-3D Exhibition

sanQR finished pair 2, a photo by siouxian on Flickr. Looking forward to seeing my gloves in the exhibition in The Cornerhouse, Manchester in October as part of The Manchester Science Fair. Advertisements

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Sanquhar in colour

My sanQR project has worked out pretty well.  The ones knitted on 1.5mm needles are just  bit on the snug size and the 1.75mm pair a little to loose.  In my pursuit of the perfect needle size I have just … Continue reading

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QR knitted bar code for 21st Century Sanquhar

The bar code is finished done but unfortunately first efforts to read with an on-line bar code reader have been unsuccessful.

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QR and 21st Century Sanquhar

It has taken a couple of weeks but the 21st Century Sanquhar glove is well under way.  The QR bar code is taking shape on the back of the right hand.  The only down side is the weaving of the … Continue reading

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Vintage styled Sanquhar almost finished

Apart from washing and blocking to even out any irregularities on the left hand, the third pair of gloves are finished.  The technique and pattern now almost perfected will be adapted for a QR inspired pair to bring Sanquhar into … Continue reading

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Third pair of Sanquhar gloves – right hand

The third pair of Sanquhar gloves are now well under way.  Reservations about them being a bit on the small side were unfounded as they are turning out to be a good fit.

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Sanquhar Diaries

Sanquhar Diaries, a set on Flickr. First two pairs photostream

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