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« on: February 13, 2008 07:16:11 PM »

Mittens I made for my friend's birthday. I'm happy to say she actually wears them.  ^.^
They're my own pattern, but I mostly made them up as I went, then made them extra special by adding a cabled cuff which I got from some Knitty pattern. The yarn changes tones of blue, and as soon as I finished I was sad to see them go, but I think I'll just have to make a new pair for myself.
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« Reply #1 on: February 13, 2008 07:27:48 PM »

Gorgeous!  I love the yarn!
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« Reply #2 on: February 13, 2008 07:40:46 PM »

Really gorgeous!!!
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« Reply #3 on: February 15, 2008 12:54:28 PM »

gorgeous! I love the cables on the cuffs!
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« Reply #4 on: February 15, 2008 04:13:41 PM »

They're amazing! Which pattern did you get the cables from?
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« Reply #5 on: February 15, 2008 07:52:27 PM »

They're amazing! Which pattern did you get the cables from?

I used the cable pattern from this knitty pattern for a cardigan: http://knitty.com/ISSUEfall05/PATTsamus.html (at the bottom for the sleeves) and basically had to use the pattern one and one half times to go all the way around my wrist, I put the seam on the bottom of the glove, so you can't tell that the cables don't actually match up. The cable was easy to get used to too, though it's rather intimidating to look at.
Good Luck if you're going to try it! ^.^
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« Reply #6 on: February 16, 2008 07:14:20 PM »

ooh, the cables on the cuff are awesome!  the yarn is really pretty, too.  ^_^
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