Wednesday, November 18, 2009

DIY Marksman

Marksman Gloves! The greatest thing since sliced bread. Which, by the way, was invented in 1928, a mere thirteen years before the “Knit for Defense” book was published.

But why, you ask, would a twelve year old boy want mittens that leave both his finger and thumb exposed to the elements?

To find out:

C’mon, what red-blooded boy wouldn’t want gloves that are “Smart and practical for the expert marksman because they leave the trigger finger free.”

Expert marksman?, you ask nervously.

You betcha!


Whether your progeny is saving the universe, or merely defeating an ultimate evil, Marksman Gloves provide both warmth and flexibility.


Never again will he have to risk frozen fingers in his quest to impale, garrote or fricassee a high level Boss. World War II Marksman gloves – a revolutionary new concept in winter gaming gear!

Or should that be a revolutionary old concept?

Aw, heck. Let’s just look at another pulse-pounding picture of the gloves in action!


Now the only question that remains is – will he notice the school bus when it pulls up in front of our house?