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Topic: Mittens from wool I dyed and spun myself  (Read 1662 times)
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nikschaf
« on: March 24, 2011 10:36:00 AM »

Here are the mittens.  It's from www.redheart.com pattern #WR2166 "Crochet Mittens for All", a super easy single crochet in-the-round pattern:


My son and I dyed the wool with Kool-Aid before I spun it.  I called the yarn "Tequila Sunrise."  I made the mittens from the 2-ply yarn on the right.  The yarn on the left is a single-ply which I haven't used yet.
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« Reply #1 on: March 24, 2011 02:59:48 PM »

The colors are fantastic!  I love your mittens - aside from the to-die-for colors, the longer cuffs will be really warm.
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« Reply #2 on: March 24, 2011 06:41:04 PM »

Thank you! 

I'm loving the long cuffs.  We've had a cold snap here in Minneapolis, so I've actually worn these the past couple of days.
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« Reply #3 on: March 25, 2011 12:30:17 PM »

The colors are wonderful. I hope the yarn doesn't smell like kool-aid though! Smiley
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« Reply #4 on: March 25, 2011 06:09:09 PM »

I love the color... and the mittens too.  Good job!
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