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jen6265
« on: January 27, 2009 04:56:59 AM »

these are a simple dp needle pattern of shetland mittens from our ewe buttercup.  V. soft, the white on her neck really pops when randomly spun up.  Photos of Buttercup, her roving and the finished mittens.





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« Reply #1 on: January 27, 2009 05:44:00 AM »

Her wool is so gorgeous it doesn't need to be dyed! Wonderful!
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« Reply #2 on: January 27, 2009 05:54:57 AM »

oooh I love how the white pops up Smiley buttercup's cute
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« Reply #3 on: January 27, 2009 05:59:36 AM »

Now that is amazing - a self-striping sheep!

Hm - I've never has sheep envy before...!  Cheesy Do you milk her too or is she a companion?
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« Reply #4 on: January 27, 2009 06:19:21 AM »

She's beautiful! And the mittens are quite lovely too Smiley
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« Reply #5 on: January 27, 2009 06:41:10 AM »

Awesome! I wish I had a sheep. Not for knitting with even, sheep are just cool.
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« Reply #6 on: January 27, 2009 07:12:35 AM »

Love the mittens & Buttercup is such a cutie!!! Smiley Smiley
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« Reply #7 on: January 27, 2009 07:49:05 AM »

Those mittens look so warm! And I am super jealous of you owning a sheep. I DREAM about it!
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« Reply #8 on: January 27, 2009 08:59:51 AM »

Buttercup is quite a beauty, and the mittens you made are wonderful.

Now if only I could find a way to knit with all the fur that my cat sheds...
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« Reply #9 on: January 27, 2009 09:07:28 AM »

Buttercup is gorgeous, and so are her mittens
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