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« on: July 28, 2008 10:40:51 PM »

These are Christmas presents I made for two of my best friends last year.  

These are fingerless mitts I knit.  He picked out the yarn.  It was Lamb's pride bulky and I loved working with it.
I made the pattern up as I went along the first mitt and then went back and wrote it down to follow for the second one.  I don't know if that's the most efficient way of doing things, but it worked.  





The second is a hat I made.  I also made this pattern up as I went along.  The yarn was from a handknit sweater I bought from the Salvation Army for $3.




 

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« Reply #1 on: July 28, 2008 11:59:30 PM »

Those mitts look great, and I really like the hat--it's really cute and looks perfect on your friend!   Cheesy
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« Reply #2 on: July 29, 2008 05:43:32 AM »

Nicely done!  Your fingerless gloves are perfect!
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« Reply #3 on: July 29, 2008 06:49:04 AM »

They are both really cute, well done! And it looks like you have some fun friends   Grin
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« Reply #4 on: July 29, 2008 01:38:38 PM »

Thanks everyone.   Smiley

I agree that the hat does suit her really well. I was happy that both the projects ended up matching up with their styles.
When you are knitting for your fashionable friends, the pressure is on.   Cheesy
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