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LadyBlaBlah Mon 27-Dec-10 16:35:55

Please look at my profile pictures to see the horror that was my gift from MIL

Apparently, it is a pair of fingerless gloves (no fingers at all) with a matching hairband.

I might add that she doesn't knit.

ChristmasTrolleyRage Mon 27-Dec-10 16:37:47

They're not even symmetrical. confused

ChristmasTrolleyRage Mon 27-Dec-10 16:38:12

I had a coconut from my DM.

WTF?

MegGriffin Mon 27-Dec-10 16:38:47

shock That is pretty bad. If she doesn't knit, where would you buy something like that?

LadyBlaBlah Mon 27-Dec-10 16:40:22

Yes, Trolley they aren't even the same size

ChippyMinTurnAgainWhittington Mon 27-Dec-10 16:42:57

Ah, but does she crochet? [Miss Marple]
Are they Wrist warmers perhaps?

TrinityMotherOfRhinos Mon 27-Dec-10 16:43:39

so she bought them??

bloody hell or she knitted them knowing she cant knit?

or maybe she paid someone lots of money to kniw them for you....bespoke manky gloves grin

maybe they aren't gloves and a headband

maybe they are cup warmers, phone socks erm...

bibbitybobbitysantahat Mon 27-Dec-10 16:45:38

Heh heh heh.

LadyBlaBlah Mon 27-Dec-10 16:47:06

She works in a pound store. I have suspicions they were lifted from there.....you've all seen them now haven't you

DuffyMoon Mon 27-Dec-10 17:43:27

Perhaps it is a garter belt - a winter one

LadyBlaBlah Mon 27-Dec-10 20:17:05

Perhaps she thinks I am a twat

Carrotsandcelery Mon 27-Dec-10 21:25:44

They look suspiciously like something bought from a "sale of work" from a retirement home or similar. Can you console yourself that the money may have gone to a good cause? hmm

chocohohoholic Mon 27-Dec-10 21:41:42

Could have been worse grin

Mobly Thu 30-Dec-10 15:11:58

I think the gloves are actually quite sweet. Not sure they would keep your hands very warm however. Matching headbans is a little odd.

maxybrown Thu 30-Dec-10 18:03:58

are they not wrist and head sweat bands?!! Can you belive, that actually came to me the other night after I was dropping off to sleep (saddo)

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