A friend of mine sent a pair of over-the-knee stockings, and asked me use them to make a pair of fingerless gloves. The picture she sent of her vision showed a thumb piece (as opposed to a thumb hole), so I sat down to figure out how to go about creating these gloves. As it turns out, it's pretty darned easy. Here's how I made the gloves:
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Cut the toe section off of the socks. Depending on the length of the stockings, you may have enough for 2 pair as I did with these. I'm using the tops of the socks for this pair -- they're about 10" long.