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« on: October 26, 2006 03:49:34 PM »

  So I found this pattern for mitten/gloves (hereafter known as glittens) on knitty and thought they were really cool. so here they are.
 as I hate monotony I switched the colour pattern on the glove. yay.





they were kind of tricky, hence Knitty giving it an "extraspicy" rating, but they were fun to make.

and here's the link if you want to try your hand at it.

http://www.knitty.com/ISSUEfall02/PATTbroadstreet.html
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« Reply #1 on: October 26, 2006 04:27:16 PM »

these are awesome...I've been looking for a pattern for something like this...you did a great job on them and I love the reverse color action!!!
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« Reply #2 on: October 26, 2006 07:43:54 PM »

I've been wanting a pair of these for forever! Yours are awesome! They look very warm!
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« Reply #3 on: October 27, 2006 04:30:34 AM »

yup they are very warm. which is nice since I have to walk up hill to school in the winter (my college is on a mountain.)
  my roommate just bought a pair of glittens at target, but homemade ones are so much warmer.
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« Reply #4 on: January 17, 2007 11:06:37 AM »

Those look great! I'm almost done with one glitten from that pattern, and I was wondering if you can explain how you reverse the pattern to make the right hand one like the directions say? I don't understand what that means at all.
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« Reply #5 on: January 19, 2007 05:02:24 AM »

 um... I'm trying to remember how I actually did it.. Tongue

you mean reversing the thumb gusset?
   instead of : k to the second-to-last st on the second needle. P second-to-last stitch. Do a twisted make-one , k to end of row. (left handed glove)

you'll want to knit to the second stitch on the third needle. do a twisted make-one, then purl the next stitch and continue from there (right handed glove)

I think that's how I did it. it took a while for me to wrap my brain around it but I think that's it.
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« Reply #6 on: January 19, 2007 07:42:41 AM »

thanks so much for replying! i'm almost done with the first one and i'm hoping to get the second one done before winter's up : )

i don't have my knitting near me so i can't wrap my own brain around what you are saying, but i'll try it out when i get home.

thanks again.
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