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« Reply #420 on: October 04, 2013 10:56:50 AM »

That is beautiful! I've been swapping like crazy but after I finish this last swap, it will be all me again.  Cheesy
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« Reply #421 on: October 04, 2013 10:59:42 AM »

Awesome shawl. The "stitches" are beautiful.
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« Reply #422 on: October 09, 2013 09:40:51 AM »

wow--what a pretty shawl!  You deserve it.

I need more time to make stuff for me so I am also going to refrain from swapping for a few months...please help me...I am addicted (again!)...I need to visit this post daily for a "fix" or a kick in the butt...Grin
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« Reply #423 on: October 29, 2013 11:15:08 AM »

Finally got a  pair of fingerless gloves made for my poor cold hands!
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« Reply #424 on: October 29, 2013 11:42:10 AM »

very nice!  I love the fingerless mitts...I keep several pair in my office so I can use my keyboard without my hands getting cold and stiff!

I forgot my reading glasses today...are they crochet?
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« Reply #425 on: October 29, 2013 12:01:22 PM »

very nice!  I love the fingerless mitts...I keep several pair in my office so I can use my keyboard without my hands getting cold and stiff!

I forgot my reading glasses today...are they crochet?
Yes, they used a stitch that was new to me, the extended single crochet, for the hand portion. Used a free pattern I found on-line: Brooklyn Fingerless Mitts. It was easy to adapt to my larger wrist and hand size and the stitch reminds me of knit lace stitches.
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« Reply #426 on: October 29, 2013 12:02:18 PM »

oooo--it does look like knit lace...beautiful!  Thanks for the info!
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« Reply #427 on: October 29, 2013 12:30:45 PM »

Nice knitted stitch on the fingerless gloves, they look good. Is it for inside or outside?
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« Reply #428 on: October 29, 2013 01:45:07 PM »

lovely mitts!!  Your posting in this thread reminds me of the things I want to make for me, that I really can't see me getting done before then end of the year... LOL  Glad someone is getting things done for themselves!
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« Reply #429 on: October 29, 2013 02:11:46 PM »

Nice knitted stitch on the fingerless gloves, they look good. Is it for inside or outside?
They're for inside. My family likes much colder indoor temps than my hands or feet can stand. Socks and slippers take care of the feet issue, but my hands were still a problem. That's why I decided to make these - - purely self-defense! Smiley

Belladune - they really didn't take very long or require much concentration. They're simple enough that I was able to crochet them in just a couple of hours of evening tv watching with the family.
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