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Scheherazade in Blue Jeans
freelance alchemist
18th-Jun-2010 02:28 pm
Everyone here is a crazy person.
Okay. I know that this is the knitting equivalent of walking into a bookstore and saying "I'm looking for a book? It has a blue cover? Or maybe green?" But I have been searching Ravelry and am at wit's end.

So at some point I saw a pattern for armwarmers. I did not save it, because they were long and I was like pfft, I am not going to want to knit a gazillion stitches. Which was not smart of me, because now I have a project it'd be perfect for, and I cannot find it.

So: Armwarmers/fingerless mitts/sleeves. Opera-glove length. I think in the picture they were black. And they had a sinuous lace pattern of yarnovers all the way down, looking all manner of serpentine.



Edit: Definitely knitting, not crochet. And lace pattern with yarnovers. If there are no yarnovers in the pattern, it is definitely not that pattern.
18th-Jun-2010 06:35 pm (UTC) - closest I've found to what seems like your description, still searching
18th-Jun-2010 06:38 pm (UTC) - Re: closest I've found to what seems like your description, still searching
Nope, it was definitely lace/yarnovers, not ribbing...
18th-Jun-2010 06:40 pm (UTC) - arm warmers
18th-Jun-2010 07:20 pm (UTC)
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18th-Jun-2010 07:22 pm (UTC)
18th-Jun-2010 08:34 pm (UTC)
I was going to suggest those :)

If it's not them, might be Cloverleaf Lace Mitts or Picot & Lace Armwarmers.

Or maybe St Alamea? These are going in my queue -- so lovely!

Edited at 2010-06-18 08:43 pm (UTC)
18th-Jun-2010 08:44 pm (UTC)
I've gone through this entire list and bookmarked EVERYTHING. :D
18th-Jun-2010 08:52 pm (UTC)
Nope on all counts. :( But pretty!
18th-Jun-2010 09:08 pm (UTC)
Alas. I hope you find the pattern you're looking for
18th-Jun-2010 07:29 pm (UTC)
Nope. :( But thanks!
18th-Jun-2010 08:35 pm (UTC)
Some lace patterns will serpentine on their own, so you may have seen a picture where someone hadn't straightened out the twist before taking the picture.

Have you tried searching for gauntlets?

Good luck.
18th-Jun-2010 10:28 pm (UTC)
Lion Brand has a pattern with plenty of yarnovers, but it's not serpentine or sinuous: http://www.lionbrand.com/origpics/90590ada.jpg

18th-Jun-2010 11:18 pm (UTC)
this one?


do you remember what color the gloves were?
18th-Jun-2010 11:23 pm (UTC)
you answered that... hmmm.
19th-Jun-2010 06:57 pm (UTC)
In case you cannot find the original pattern you're seeking: this shrug pattern has a nice, easy, sinuous lace pattern. It'd be reasonably simple to convert it to a pair of long lacy arm warmers...

21st-Jun-2010 09:48 pm (UTC)
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