Friday Favourite # 5

This ‘Friday Favourite’ post is dedicated to something that has helped me a lot lately.  It has been quite cold here in Centurion and these fingerless gloves have been firm favourites of mine.

My mom knits these for me (isn’t she talented?) and I probably have 6 or 7 pairs of these in various colours.  But these 2 pairs are the ones I have worn the most this past week (make it 2 weeks).

I know some people don’t really see the need for fingerless gloves but when you spend most of your day typing on the computer (yes, I do have a full-time day job) then your hands tend to get a bit chilly.  I have very cold hands (koue hande, warm hart – haha) and to me, having cold hands is like having cold feet – I can’t function properly.

 With these I have the best of both worlds, they warm up the palm area of my hands but I still get to touch and feel things with my fingers.  Thanks, Mom!

P.S.  High-five for taking these photos with a Canon 60D with one hand!

P.P.S.  Don’t tell my husband I said that (it’s his camera)…



  1. Charlene 2 August 2013 / 22:05

    I adore them! And fingerless gloves are a necessity! S beautiful! Your mom is definitely talented XXX

    • Luzanne 3 August 2013 / 15:30

      Thanks, Charlene! My mom is feeling quite shy about all these complimentary comments. :) xxx

  2. Chicara 2 August 2013 / 22:12

    Cute! Very talented mother. I love the colour on your nails ♡

    • Luzanne 3 August 2013 / 15:30

      Thank you :) It’s ‘I Theodora You’ from OPI. xxx

  3. Loren 2 August 2013 / 22:43

    Those are so cozy! Your mom is amazing! :)

    • Luzanne 3 August 2013 / 15:32

      Thanks for the compliment, Loren! Just spoke with my mom on the phone and all these compliments have made her very happy today!

  4. Bronwyn 3 August 2013 / 08:00

    They are so cute! I love the little hearts and flowers on them! She should make them to sell, seriously. I rely on fingerless gloves too in winter because my job is transcription so if my hands get cold my typing speed goes down, and time is literally money when it comes to transcripts!

    • Luzanne 3 August 2013 / 15:35

      She has thought about selling them but she doesn’t really have the platform to do so… I’m sure they would sell pretty well though! :)

  5. Tjoppie 3 August 2013 / 13:02

    Only a pleasure and glad you love them!

    • Luzanne 3 August 2013 / 15:35

      We all love them! You should think about starting a little online shop! 😉

  6. Zee Mohlapi 3 August 2013 / 22:43

    I need these! The ones I have, Ive had since high school and thats more than ten years ago, Luzanne! Pls ask your mom if shes willing to sell them? I live in East London, you can post to me?

    • Luzanne 4 August 2013 / 12:18

      I’ll have a chat with her… :) Maybe she’ll consider selling them through my blog or opening an Etsy shop!

      Thanks for checking in on my blog, Zee. x

  7. Betsie 3 August 2013 / 23:46

    Those are wonderful gloves!
    Your mother is very sweet to make those for you.

    • Luzanne 4 August 2013 / 12:19

      Yes, she is quite sweet! :)

  8. Betsie 3 August 2013 / 23:49

    Oh and that was very brave of you to take a one handed photo with such a heavy camera, Sho! Your husband is going to give you a hiding if he reads this, hee-hee! Well done though, it’s very sharp.

  9. Tammy Perry 13 August 2013 / 20:15

    Right…those gloves are just SUUUUPER cute and I think your mom needs to knit some for me!! How much will she charge me?? I live in Joburg so I’m happy to pay for postage…or collect!!

    Wowzer, girl, just btw, your blog is TOTES cute! I am absolutely loving it! Keep doing what you are doing!!

    • Luzanne 13 August 2013 / 22:06

      Thanks, Tammy! :) I’ll chat to her tomorrow and will send you a mail to let you know. I’m sure she’d be happy to knit some for you, just let me know what colours you would like and whether you’d like a flower or heart etc on top.

      Thank you so much for the compliment! xxx

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