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Marni
03-07-2006, 08:58 AM
These are WAY better than the first brown mittens I made when I was first learning to knit back in late summer.

I *thought* about trying to do a UPS shield on them... but I think I'll save that for the next pair. :D

KellyK
03-07-2006, 09:16 AM
GREAT job!! What yarn did you use? I only ask because I had to lightly felt the mittens I made to stop the wind from getting through them...something you might wanna think about if they are a natural fiber. I just sent mine through the wash on WARM (hot would've felted them TOO much) and they are PERFECT.

ctmax
03-07-2006, 10:26 AM
GREAT JOB. :thumbsup: What pattern did you use?

Amber
03-07-2006, 10:36 AM
Nice job!! :thumbsup:

sara_jayne
03-07-2006, 11:26 AM
Those look warm - great job!

Rennagayle
03-07-2006, 01:05 PM
Thos look fantastic! :D

ecuzzacrea
03-07-2006, 01:35 PM
those look really awesome!!

i love mittens.

Marni
03-07-2006, 10:18 PM
The yarn is Patons classic wool like the first pair I made which matted up a little bit, but I only hand washed them. I know what you mean Kelly about the holes letting the wind go through, but if they're too thick I can't hold the truck keys and it's a baaaaaad feeling when you drop the keys in the snow. :shock:

The pattern uses "Easy Warm Mittens" from www.hjsstudio.com/p-mitt.html but I've modified the pattern slightly to my own liking.

As much as I'd like to try them out, I hope the temp doesn't drop!

Andrea
03-08-2006, 01:15 AM
Those are really cute, Marni!! :D

Danielle
03-08-2006, 03:33 PM
Nice work! :thumbsup:

margie
03-08-2006, 03:53 PM
The mittens look great!! I will have to show those to my husband- he used to work pre-load at UPS. I now have a new respect for all who work there........ ;)

Jenelle
03-08-2006, 04:12 PM
Cute! :thumbsup:

Marni
03-12-2006, 03:56 AM
I will have to show those to my husband- he used to work pre-load at UPS. I now have a new respect for all who work there........ ;)

Funny how that is! My co-workers (97% male) all think I'm I'm a little strange to knit my own work mittens. After 15 years, they are beginning to realize that I'm a little weird in a Martha Stewart kind of way. :D