I had an extra 15 minutes to browse charity shops when I missed the bus, but this unsurprisingly didn't yield any success. So I took to freecycle to see if anyone had a spare pair lying around. I am in a Facebook (zero waste free cycle Ireland) group that has a lot of my sustainably minded friends in it, so I don't know if it was because I was asking among people I knew that added to my speedy success, but I had a new pair of gloves lined up in 7 minutes! Bam! Easy peasy, picking them up tomorrow!