Tag Archives: Scottish craft

Left Sanquhar style glove in purple

After a couple of false starts the left glove is not far from completion now.   I am keen to get them all finished so that I can start the Yorkshire glove project.      

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Sanquhar in Colour

The right glove is now finished and the 1.6mm needles from The Knitting Lady have worked out just fine.  The gloves are the perfect size. The yarn used is Jamieson and Smith 2ply lace weight Shetland wool in shades L49 … 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 gloves for @QueenOfStitches

These customised Sanquhar gloves are based on a vintage Patons and Baldwins pattern, number 87, believed to be from the 1940’s. The suggested 3 ply yarn has been substituted with  Jamieson and Smith 2 ply Shetland lace yarn and modern … Continue reading

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