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sleepykins
« on: December 09, 2007 07:46:49 AM »

I'm still a newbie knitter, but I knit these warmers for my boyfriend and some mittens for me.


The armwarmers still need thumbs, i think, but I wanted to get them done before his birthday. He likes them well enough, I think, but they are pretty skinny, even for him... He's a messenger and likes to wear cut off soccer socks on his arms when the weather is in-between cold and mild.




I made the cuffs on my mittens super long because the sleeves on all of my coats are just too short. They work really well.



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« Reply #1 on: December 09, 2007 07:55:44 AM »

those look really nice! i am a newbie knitter, too, but im still sticking to scarfs and dishcloths. lol. nice work.
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« Reply #2 on: December 09, 2007 08:46:19 AM »

Lovely colours on those arm warmers and i love how long they are. Those must go with any outfit! Great job!
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« Reply #3 on: December 09, 2007 10:35:26 AM »

those armwarmers are wicked nice... super jealous. i want some! hahaha and i like your red mittens. good work!
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« Reply #4 on: December 09, 2007 10:43:38 AM »

I lOVE LOVE LOVE your arm warmers.. what yarn did you use?
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« Reply #5 on: December 09, 2007 10:48:33 AM »

I LOVE the arm warmers, the color is awesome! My first knitting project is a pair, if I can ever get some more yarn then what I have lol
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« Reply #6 on: December 09, 2007 10:49:08 AM »

I love them! They look so warm. I need to make some armwarmers myself before it gets too too cold here. Smiley
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« Reply #7 on: December 09, 2007 12:14:20 PM »

The armwarmers are gorgeous!
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« Reply #8 on: December 10, 2007 09:51:58 AM »

Thank you thank you!! The wool for the armwarmers is Noro (Silk Garden), of course. I was going to make the "Hurry up Spring" armwarmers from SnB Nation, but again, I was rushed to try to get them done before my boyf's birthday, so it was just straight up stockinette.

That wool is amazing. Even knitting with it was more fun, because it was so good to touch, and it gave me an excuse to really inspect the various colours. Knitting those warmers made me very happy. (and not only because of who I was knitting them for!!).

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« Reply #9 on: December 10, 2007 11:13:28 AM »

Love the armwarmers!  I've seen ones at Target that are the same shape (that is, thumbholes, but no thumbs) so I totally think they work w/o them.
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