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Dec 7, 2015 05:59:47   #
sramkin (a regular here)
 
Hi all,
I've just designed a new pair of crochet fingerless gloves that I want to publish in a few weeks. The photo shows the first prototype that will be slightly adapted but not changed as to its looks.
However, I cannot think of a catchy name for the pattern. So I thought I'd ask here if somebody has better ideas than I have.
Thanks in advance.


 
Dec 7, 2015 06:04:12   #
Joan H
 
"High five falutin'" Or the Fandango. Something to do with the fan or funnel shape of the lines.
Dec 7, 2015 06:06:20   #
margoc
 
Swirl
Dec 7, 2015 06:08:33   #
jemima
 
sun rays.
Dec 7, 2015 06:13:05   #
apette (a regular here)
 
Kaleidiscope. (Sp)
Dec 7, 2015 06:14:48   #
sramkin (a regular here)
 
Joan H wrote:
"High five falutin'" Or the Fandango. Something to do with the fan or funnel shape of the lines.


Thanks for the idea ... and for teaching me something new because I had to look this up :)
https://en.wiktionary.org/wiki/highfalutin
 
Dec 7, 2015 06:27:33   #
JoanDL
 
Rainbow wave
Dec 7, 2015 06:37:38   #
AussieSheila
 
Rainbow Shimmer Fingerless Gloves, Rainbow Magic Fingerless Gloves, Shimmer Magic Fingerless Gloves, Spanish Dancer Fingerless Gloves. I do like Kaleidoscope (suggested by Apette)
Dec 7, 2015 06:39:25   #
cafeknitter (a regular here)
 
sramkin wrote:
Hi all,
I've just designed a new pair of crochet fingerless gloves that I want to publish in a few weeks. The photo shows the first prototype that will be slightly adapted but not changed as to its looks.
However, I cannot think of a catchy name for the pattern. So I thought I'd ask here if somebody has better ideas than I have.
Thanks in advance.


"Dance"
Dec 7, 2015 06:42:37   #
JoanDL
 
please let us know what you choose, so many great suggestions
Dec 7, 2015 06:44:49   #
sramkin (a regular here)
 
JoanDL wrote:
please let us know what you choose, so many great suggestions


Sure. And I will post the pattern in the appropriate section :)

Thank you all for your great suggestions so far.
 
Dec 7, 2015 06:55:19   #
Butterfly1943 (a regular here)
 
apette wrote:
Kaleidiscope. (Sp)


I like this one and I love the gloves.
Dec 7, 2015 06:58:47   #
Jpitman
 
Those are the coolest. I,m not very talented when it comes to picking names. Great job
Dec 7, 2015 07:02:38   #
der_fisherman (a regular here)
 
sramkin wrote:
Hi all,
I've just designed a new pair of crochet fingerless gloves that I want to publish in a few weeks. The photo shows the first prototype that will be slightly adapted but not changed as to its looks.
However, I cannot think of a catchy name for the pattern. So I thought I'd ask here if somebody has better ideas than I have.
Thanks in advance.


They look really great and even warm as well, very important I feel!!

I did find this online:-

Best Answer: Technically, in 'British English', a "mitten" has two divisions - one for the thumb and one for the other four fingers. And the second division covers them, not leaving them exposed.

But it does have a 'diminutive' meaning which is "mitt".

A "mitt" is, "a woman's glove covering part of the arm, the hand, and sometimes part of the fingers".

(A further definition is marked as 'US' - "Baseball - a padded glove worn for protection." As I recall, a 'catcher's mitt' has spaces for all five fingers, even if they are all covered.)

So, in the "Queen's English", it should be called a "mitt", not a "mitten".

If you were being technical, I suppose that's the word;- "Mitt" for one, "mitts" for a pair.

But, here in New Zealand (still mainly using "British English"), we market them as "fingerless gloves".

(But I did see them on sale once as "fingerless mittens", just to confuse the issue!)


So they are technically "Mitts" for more than one. Or "Mitt" for just one! So maybe this may help with naming them?

How about "Knit-Mitts", "Color-Mitts", "Warm-Mitts", "High-Five-Mitts", "Glove-Mitts", "Finger-Mitts".

Sadly, naming things and colours are not my strong point, as my wife already knows..... :oops: :oops: :oops: :oops:
Dec 7, 2015 07:17:53   #
Heartseas
 
Harlequin or Fandangle mits, carousel mits.
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