Alright, the way I see it the only way to do this is to rip the bandaid right off–
The fingerless-floppers are yours.
(This was an especially painful thing to orchestrate because I want to give ALL of you mittens and I want to leave no friend behind. The good news is I've been knitting so much I have blisters. There will be more knits to re-home in the near future. Non-winners, you will not be forgotten. Kiss kiss.)