Silver LIZARD Skin Fleece and Spandex Gloves

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Recently, I taught myself how to create a simple glove pattern that could turned into a double layered glove easily. I’ll blog more on that when I have the process documented better. The double layer glove means you can do a few things with it:

  • Use the two layers together for warmth, excess warmth if you use two warming layers like both of fleece.
  • Use the outer layer for design for whatever you have that you can use on the outside, like crazy spandex or stretch material (non-stretch possible but not recommended for excess stress on seams).

Here, I used some silver snake / lizard / crocodile / alligator skin spandex I had purchased in Manhattan some years ago and the result is pretty cool, in my opinion. Under a coat sleeve, it looks like I have silver lizard skin! Combined with the GATORSNAKE running tights made a few years ago from the same spandex, and a tuque to come, I might well be a vampire hunting, silver skinned lizard of a runner this winter!

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1701 Tuque (double layered fleece)

1701 Tuque

1701 Tuque

This was the third tuque I made from my recently designed and fitted one piece double layered tuque pattern shown below. The ability to put something larger than a panel on the tuque is why you’d want to really use this pattern, as well as better durability, compared to the multiple panel patterns you usually find out there. Here, I grabbed some portraits of The Original Series Star Trek Enterprise crew from a cotton print, and appliqu├ęd them onto the flat fleece before sewing together to form a shaped tuque.

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DENVER Tuque (double layered fleece)

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DENVER tuque

This tuque has 4 panels, unlike the CANADIANA tuque blogged about yesterday that had 5 panels. Due to the panel print of this fleece of the Denver Broncos, though, I had to make it in 12 pieces to get a design I liked, not 3 pieces like yesterday’s tuque, even though it could have been done with 1 piece as shown below. It doesn’t quite match the BRONCOS fleece jacket I made a few years back, due to me not having any of that fleece left, but it’ll still look cool together.

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