Fancy Fingerless Gloves

Seems that I get the sudden urge to knit every year around Christmas time – it becomes an obsession, and there is nothing like the approaching deadline of holiday gift-giving to finish projects.  This year, I became fascinated by fingerless gloves.  They don’t take too long to complete and it is fun to experiment with more intricate lacy designs.  Most of the patterns I used came out of  the “One Skein Wonders” book, though I also found patterns in some of my older knitting magazines.  Here are some of the gloves I finished in Decembers: