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missmuppy
« on: May 23, 2008 04:08:49 AM »

Now that the weather is finally warming up around here...I finished a pair of fingerless mitts. doh! Tongue  I used the Maine Morning Mitts pattern from The Knitter's Book of Yarn. You can also get the pattern free here:

http://www.knittersreview.com/article_how_to.asp?article=/review/profile/071011_b.asp

I used close to 2 skeins of Trendsetter's Tonalita in Peacock. I used size 8 needles instead of the called for size 7, and I also CO 36 instead of 33. The original pattern was a bit small. I think for the next pair I will also add on an extra stitch to the thumb as it is a bit tight, not unwearable though. I love love love this yarn and I love love love this pattern. I plan on whipping out a few more pairs as a start to my Christmas gifts.

I have only been knitting for a few months, so I am pretty proud of these. I plan on gifting them.



Here is one on, as it is impossible to take a picture of me modeling both..

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« Reply #1 on: May 23, 2008 04:59:01 AM »

Oooh they look comfy, well done!
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« Reply #2 on: May 23, 2008 07:30:46 AM »

These are really cute, I love the colours in the yarn.  Yay on using DPNs too, when I was a noob knitter the things scared me!
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