Thanks! I've never done a project on magic loop. But I don't see why you couldn't do it magic loop if you can transfer the pattern to that. Can ML do very small diameter. You will need a small diameter circle for the thumb.
Julie, I didn't hear back from them, either, but I guessed that that's just the way they roll.
Winterblues, do let us know about the crochet calendar, too. I can't remember if I submitted anything there or not. I think I might have.