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« on: May 28, 2009 06:37:45 PM »

My husband's Grandmother had some surgery on her hand/wrist.  We visited her, and on her hand she was wearing what looked like an old sock with the toe and heel cut out.  So for Christmas I knit a pair of wristwarmers for her.  I guess I chose pink because my own Grandma loved pink.         



They are adapted from a pattern on DIY network.  I knit them flat because I don't even have dpn's yet.  I put a horseshoe cable down the backs. 
Then Grandma left these in her DIL car right before DIL left for an out-of-state trip, and she was going to have another operation.  She asked for a second pair of wristwarmers.  I guess she really liked them.  These are just 2x2 ribbing, in Lion wool ease.

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« Reply #1 on: May 28, 2009 06:44:37 PM »

I'm sure she loved them!  What a sweet gift for her.  I really like the cable, and the colors are so much more fun than old-sock-off-white.  Tongue
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« Reply #2 on: May 28, 2009 10:24:59 PM »

Those are really cute and I am sure she will love them way more then an ugly old sock lol. This may sound sill but what does DIL mean?
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« Reply #3 on: May 29, 2009 06:51:38 AM »

not silly at all
DIL=daughter-in-law
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« Reply #4 on: May 29, 2009 12:24:36 PM »

not silly at all
DIL=daughter-in-law
I was thinking that or Darling In Laws but, that one didn't make sense with the way the sentence was structured. Thank you so much.
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« Reply #5 on: May 29, 2009 01:46:21 PM »

I love these. I was actually just thinking about making some like this. It would be a good way to learn to cable.

She will love these!
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« Reply #6 on: May 29, 2009 06:07:28 PM »

I love the colors!  You did a great job on them.
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