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MerigoldinWA
12-27-2007, 05:06 PM
I just finished making four pair of baby mitts. My DD said she could use some more to keep her new baby girl's hands warm, even in the house (quite a breeze to make cold hands when she sits in her swing ;) ).

I found a little pattern, but didn't follow anything about it. :) I changed the number of stitches, added a eyelet row for a twisted cord to hold them on, and finished off like the toe of a sock. I had pink, green, and white left over from a sweater project.

This is Nature Spun wool by Brown Sheep Company. It is sport weight. I wanted to use it all up. I wanted to make solid colors, but on the pink I was afraid I would run out, so added the white and green stripes. Still had more, so did a set with pink cuffs, so would have been able to make solid pink. Oh, well.

The last ones I made were the ones with pink cuffs. I made these at the same time so I could make them the same as I ran out of the different colors. :lol: I decided to make them pointy.

I'm wondering how DD will like them since they are 100% wool. I know she likes wool, but am wondering about the washing. I think she might be able to wash them in the washer on delicate and lay them out to dry. What do you think? :??

http://i137.photobucket.com/albums/q220/JoodieKadoodie/groupofmitts.jpg

dawnk777
12-27-2007, 05:34 PM
Awww, very cute! I think she could wash them in cold water, on delicate and lay them out to dry. My mom made me a scarf and hat, out of acrylic and that's how I wash them, too. She used a little bit of novelty yarn and I don't want that getting wrecked.

mhansen
12-27-2007, 05:46 PM
Oh how cute!! I wish I had a baby to knit for.

Newfygirl
12-27-2007, 07:49 PM
The baby mitts are just adorable. I'm sure they will keep baby's hands nice and toasty warm. Great job on all.

Debkcs
12-27-2007, 08:38 PM
Oh, they are just adorable!

At Wal-mart today there was a mom with 5 1/2 month old identical twin girls. They were so good, and just smiled and smiled at all the attention. :heart:

ritaw
12-28-2007, 04:21 AM
Adorable :)

KnittingNat
12-28-2007, 06:30 AM
These are adorable! Lovely colours!:heart:

Ronda
12-28-2007, 07:58 AM
So cute. My favorites are the striped ones!

Mystery_Gyrl
12-28-2007, 08:44 AM
What precious mittens. The stripped ones have a collegiate, sporty look about them. I'm sure they will get plenty of use.
Katrina

ah
12-29-2007, 01:22 PM
So sweet!

hainangel2000
12-30-2007, 02:20 PM
These mittens are precious! You did a beautiful job on them.:muah:

Jaxhil
12-30-2007, 09:59 PM
They are beautiful, I am sure she will *LOVE* them ( I would :mrgreen: )