Lace muffs are a like a long mitten with the fingers open and go up to the elbow with lace on the front, back is knit solid. They have picot trim at the fingers. Great for dressier 18th century outfits with the shorter sleeves to keep your entire arm warm on those chilly days. . A beautiful and soft way of keeping your hands and fingers warm while still being able to do your work These muffs are period accurate with no ribbing. They are shaped to fit your wrist and arm with a knit in gore at the thumb that makes them fit your hands too, just like the original ones. Lightweight very soft preshrunk hand spun yarn, (Merino wool, Alpaca, camel and silk, etc.) is used to knit these.