That said, I really like them both :)
I also made the Fingerless Gloves from Vogue Holiday 2009 - Is this my first VK finished project? I THINK SO!!! I bought my first copy of VK aaaaaaages ago, with the intent of one day getting good enough to knit from it, and finally, I ventured out on my first foray.
Oh, Mari Muinonen, you plague me. Sylvie was very kind to me, but these gloves took me four attempts before I finally got it right.
I decided to make only the small stars, so the gloves are wrist-length instead of elbow length. It was just enough for me to get a sense of the construction (which is pretty cool!!!), and I also had my first experience blocking - see the last photo. I think these stars look better stretched out than in glove form, because you really get to see the gorgeousness of the lace.
I LOVE THESE!