19 January 2010


for a cure.   Cancer affects everyone and I think that everyone hopes for a cure.  I know I do.  What if we could do more?  Well that is exactly what breast cancer survivor, Nina Wexler did when she started her company Free Fingers by Nina Wexler.

During her treatments she began knitting and this is how this amazing company came to be.  All her gloves are handmade and no two are alike.  She uses the best yarns such as cashmere, merino, silk, and alpaca.  The most amazing part is that 100%, yes I said 100%, of her proceeds go to the Breast Cancer Research Foundation.  Now that is what I call doing more.

These gloves are so pretty and luxurious and are available online at Blue and Cream.

You can also go directly to her website (www.freefingersbynina.com) for more information and to see all her gorgeous designs.  I cannot think of a better gift to give yourself or someone else. 
I am truly inspired by Nina and her devotion to this cause.  So check her site out and purchase some gorgeous gloves all while giving to breast cancer research.  That's definitely a step above hope.


  1. I want some!! LOVE this post, marga. Very inspiring.

  2. it is very inspiring! love those gloves too, they are gorgeous!!!

  3. It's nice of you to give them a "hand" in spreading the word:)

  4. love these and for a great cause too, so many people are brilliantly creative.

  5. So cool, Margaret!! This is definitely something that more people need to know about!

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  7. Let us count the ways the fingerless gloves are helpful . . .

    1. Working on computer in sub-comfortable temperatures becomes less daunting.
    2. Zipping and unzipping children into coats is a breeze (don't forget about tying sneakers).
    3. Can blow soap bubbles in winter without getting "bubble juice" all over the fingers of your gloves.
    4. Let's face it, sometimes boogers happen.
    5. Breast Cancer patients across the globe sigh with relief as more research and newer treatments are developed.

    Hmmm, what have I forgotten?

    Thanks for sharing Margaret.