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Pro-gamer gloves

Added Apr 18, 2011

by frankiesoup

Bury St. Edmunds...






My little brother’s really into gaming, but as a student, he often spends all of his heating money on beer and chips. I thought I’d make these fingerless mittens for when his room is icy cold, but still needs his fingers to win whatever FPS he’s playing…

I took my inspiration for the über-micro logo from the Pure Pwnage website.

Material Notes

Wool scraps from my stash




Spring, Fall, Winter
Garment Type
Casual, Classic, Geek

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  • Burd_large

    Dec 29, 2011, 05.13 PMby NeederMoo

    I love these soooooooo much!!!

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    • Green_eyes_large

      Jan 4, 2012, 10.32 PMby frankiesoup

      They’re so easy – if you want the chart I invented for them then just drop me a line and I’ll see if I can dig it out :)

    • Burd_large

      Jan 5, 2012, 07.29 PMby NeederMoo

      That would be awesome! I’d love to make those.

    • Green_eyes_large

      Feb 15, 2012, 08.46 PMby frankiesoup

      So I finally found the chart I made, left the room to fetch the camera and returned to find the remains of the chart in baby’s mouth … sigh.

      They’re so easy to make though – I cast on 60 stitches in DK wool (8 ply? We use different terms in the UK so I hope that’s right.) I used a 2×2 rib for the cuff, then about 8 rows up (or wherever you like, really) I started the picure. I used the imaage from here http://www.seeklogo.com/images/U/Uber_Micro-logo-A15928B364-seeklogo.com.gif
      I copied it onto 0.5cm square grid paper…

      I finished the picture, knit until the gloves were the right length, then cast off, sewing up the sideswith room for a thumb.

      Hope that helps – just yellif you want any more info :)

    • Burd_large

      Feb 16, 2012, 02.10 AMby NeederMoo

      Awesome! Thanks so much! I should so make these! Sorry about the baby eating the chart. Lol!

  • Portait_4_large

    May 10, 2011, 08.40 AMby stuffit-1

    just lovely!<3<3

  • Dsc09595avatar_large

    Apr 19, 2011, 05.55 AMby Ralf Schmitz

    adorable! i love the pattern you knitted on them!

  • Seamstress_large

    Apr 18, 2011, 07.12 PMby Geeky Seamstress

    <3 <3 <3 Again!

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    • Green_eyes_large

      Apr 18, 2011, 07.18 PMby frankiesoup

      Yay! Nerdy crafts ftw!

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