These fingerless gloves are a pretty color combination of purple, violet, orange, and shades in-between, hand crocheted with a combination of 100% alpaca yarn and alpaca blend yarn. There is a snug fitting ribbed cuff, and a thumb. Alpaca fiber is naturally wonderful to the touch, has a soft and comforting feel that you can wear next to your skin. Alpaca is warmer and stronger than the fiber of other animals, is light weight, and quite water resistant. Yocum-McCall testing laboratories has shown alpaca to be three times warmer than sheep's wool. How's that for warm?
Also known as pulse warmers, people living in the colder mountainous areas of Europe have worn fingerless gloves for centuries. By warming the arteries in your wrists, wrist warmers, arm warmers, and the like, they assist in keeping your whole body warmer. Fingerless gloves are more than a winter or an outdoor accessory. You can wear them indoors and depending on how thick they are, in most seasons. Wonderful in cold offices, they don’t hinder your fingers like gloves.
SIZE These gloves measure just a little over 8.5 inches in length and are 7.5 inches around which should fit a medium size hand.