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Classic Crochet Mitts

NOK800.00 (incl. import duty)

Classic Crochet Mitts is rated 4.6 out of 5 by 58.
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Classically styled riding mitts designed for training and racing, featuring targeted padding, hand-crocheted backs and luxury leather palms.

Classic Crochet MittsNOK800.00

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Robust and stylish cycling mitts

These classically styled mitts feature targeted padding to protect your hands and provide comfort during rides and races. The palm and trim is made using leather tanned in the UK in Somerset, using Ethiopian hair sheep hide chosen for its thin yet remarkably strong properties. The glove backs are made using a synthetic-blend yarn that dries faster and holds less water than cotton and is crocheted by hand.

FEATURES

  • Fast-drying backs crocheted by hand for comfort in hot conditions
  • Leather palms, tanned in the UK for comfort and durability
  • Perforated palm for ventilation
  • Velcro fastener for easy on-bike adjustment

FABRIC

    Main:
  • 100% acrylic
    Palm:
  • Real leather
    Lining:
  • 100% polyester

CARE INSTRUCTIONS

  • Machine wash 30C
  • Do not bleach
  • Do not tumble dry
  • Do not dry clean
  • Do not iron

Gloves sizing

Knuckles: measure around the widest part of your dominant hand, between thumb and index finger. Please note if purchasing with Overmitts and/or Winter Gloves match sizes.

Rated 5 out of 5 by from nice grip very comfort. nice grip.. simple look.. very satisfied
Date published: 2017-11-09
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Excellent mitts! High quality construction with good fit and nice cushion.
Date published: 2017-10-30
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Most comfortable globes I have ever owned I own many...many pairs of gloves of all different types, none leather. Some of my globes have gel padding, some have memory foam. These are by far the most comfortable gloves I have ever used. At first glance some might feel that the padding is a bit minimalistic, but the padding it does have is all in the right places. When you purchase these I recommend going for a smaller size than you would normally wear because the leather and knitted back’s will stretch slightly conforming to your hand. I ordered the small and the medium and was worried the small would be too tight but it fits like a second skin. It’s hard to explain that a thin leather glove can have more comfort and feel better on longer rides than a thick gel padded glove. Just buy them and you’ll see !
Date published: 2017-10-20
Rated 5 out of 5 by from I love them! I just try my new gloves, and they are not only beautiful, are confortable and functional.
Date published: 2017-10-08
Rated 5 out of 5 by from WAAW WAAW WAAW The best Rapha gloves ever. I am really glad with them!
Date published: 2017-09-27
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Well made I have had these gloves for three months now and have worn and washed them several times. They continue to look new and are very comfortable. Stitching is top quality, as is the leather.
Date published: 2017-08-24
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Fantastic feel - Order small Once you dial in your size, these gloves feel amazing. Supple, comfy, breathe well. I tried out several brands of fingerless gloves, which can be hard to fit correctly because they have to be snug around your fingers and not bunch up but also not pinch. I first bought them large, which felt right when I tried them out in-store but I found that when riding they stretch out a bit and bunch up. The medium size which felt too small in store ended up being perfect after a few rides. Kind of like buying nice leather shoes.
Date published: 2017-08-16
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Lovely retro look gloves I wore crochet mitts back in the day and have always had a soft spot for them. When I saw these I had to have a pair. I was on the lookout for new mitts anyway as I was finding my other pairs (not Rapha) uncomfortable on longer rides. No such problems with these, the fit is great and the padding works well for me. I bought them in white which is not the most ideal colour but if given the choice I'll always avoid darker colours. I'd like to see more colour options for next year.
Date published: 2017-08-13
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Is the padding memory foam like the brevet gloves?

Asked by: Rhiannon
These Mitts feature a Leather palm and not a Memory foam version as featured in the Brevet Gloves
Answered by: Rapha_SC
Date published: 2017-10-03

These gloves seem VERY snug. Do I need to "wear" them in or should I order the next size up? I went by the size chart.

Asked by: Himatt68
If the gloves feel too tight and uncomfortable then please feel free to exchange these for a size up.
Answered by: Rapha_MC
Date published: 2017-06-16

Is this male, female, or unisex?

Asked by: R618
This garment is unisex.
Answered by: Rapha_MC
Date published: 2017-05-29

Do you need to apply a conditioning cream to the leather palms after you wash the gloves?

Asked by: RaphaCust
Hi, applying a cream onto leather when new will help maintain the life span and suppleness of the leather. The cream gives the leather a natural stain and water repellent finish, so do be prepared for a slight change in colour in light coloured gloves. Most importantly - If your gloves get wet, allow them to dry naturally at room temperature and away from any external heat source, such as radiators, tumble dryers, hair dryers or direct sun light. Direct heat can dehydrate and crack the leather!
Answered by: sezr
Date published: 2017-05-14

If one is between sizes as I am (9" around the knuckles) do you recommend sizing up or down?

Asked by: MrEv
You should go a size up in these circumstances. If the garment does not meet your specifications then you can return these under the 90 day returns procedure.
Answered by: Rapha_MC
Date published: 2017-05-11

Your classic mitts were outstanding! Why did you ruin them with this new design? Please bring them back in the near future.

Asked by: Jrh United
These mitts are a classically designed mitts and incorporate hand crocheted design that that dries faster and holds less water than cotton. The other features that are offered include; leather palms, tanned in the UK for comfort and durability and a perforated palm for ventilation.
Answered by: Rapha_MC
Date published: 2017-05-11
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