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« on: December 23, 2009 08:07:52 PM »

So a couple of years ago i went on a kick to try and make all of my female family members socks, but i had a lot of lonely socks that never got their mate, so this year i decided to make my goal attainable and only 2 of my sisters would get mittens and the other would get a kit, because she's a knitter too!

So first up are the Chevron Love mittens!

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I absolutely loved knitting these, I love fair isle, i love all the colors, i love the yarn, everything!


And next up are the End of May Mittens!


the image on the left is the palm side of the mitten


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« Reply #1 on: December 23, 2009 08:11:40 PM »

I know I LOVE these Grin  I think I love the end of may mittens the most, the red pattern is so cheery!!!!
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« Reply #2 on: December 23, 2009 08:41:43 PM »

oOoohhh!! I LOVE mittens. I adore the red and white pattern. I really want to attempt a pair.Though, I'm still pretty much a noob when it comes to knitting. I'm just barely getting around to knitting my first pair of socks.
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« Reply #3 on: December 23, 2009 08:49:27 PM »

They are both fabulous!  I love the colors you picked for the chevron mittens!
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« Reply #4 on: December 23, 2009 09:34:12 PM »

oOoohhh!! I LOVE mittens. I adore the red and white pattern. I really want to attempt a pair.Though, I'm still pretty much a noob when it comes to knitting. I'm just barely getting around to knitting my first pair of socks.

if you can knit socks you can totally knit mittens! They're addicting!
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« Reply #5 on: December 24, 2009 12:08:57 AM »

I adore the pink ones!
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« Reply #6 on: December 24, 2009 06:14:12 AM »

those are beautiful, I like the second pair especially.  Red and white is so classic.
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« Reply #7 on: December 24, 2009 02:05:10 PM »

thank you! I think the colors are a bit off in the pics, the flower mittens are a light red almost dark pinkish, and the zig zags have hot pink and light pink although they look a little purpley in the pic
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« Reply #8 on: December 25, 2009 08:27:47 AM »

those look great! 
how do you do that braided looking edge on the cast on and the edge there?
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« Reply #9 on: December 26, 2009 02:33:31 AM »

the braid is called latvian braid, if you google it you'll find plenty of instructions, its pretty simple to do and i love the way it looks! there's a "how to" in the zig zag pattern i bought and i had used it once before on a free hat pattern i found on ravelry
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