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10-18-2006, 03:44 PM
I'm working on knitting for Christmas. Early on this year I decided to commemorate the year I learned to knit with something knitted for everyone- namely dishcloths. All adults -brothers, sis-in-laws, parents, will be getting a dishcloth in their stocking. I have made some darker ones which are "manly" dischloths. As my knitting has improved I'm not satsified with all these for gifts and will be keeping some, but most have a chosen recipient. I intend to make a few more.

Then I have two nephews and two neices. The Aligator Mittens are from the book Stitch 'n' Bitch Nation. They are for a nephew and I used Mission Falls superwash, which I loved! I will probably make him a matching hat.

I have a bag in the works for a neice and plan a different set of mittens and hat for the other neice. Still need a plan for the other nephew...

10-18-2006, 03:53 PM
WOW you have been busy!

LOVE the mittens too -- double duty as handwarmers and puppets! LOL

10-18-2006, 03:55 PM
AGH! Those mittens are too cute!

Jan in CA
10-18-2006, 05:01 PM
Those mittens are adorable! Love all the dishcloths! They have such pretty patterns!

10-18-2006, 05:18 PM
Oh, those mittens! :passedout:

Way way way too cute!

And truly some lovely washcloths as well!

10-18-2006, 07:36 PM
Those wash clothes look like a great way to try a bunch of different designs and stitch patterns and end up with something more useful than a swatch...now where did I put that cotton yarn....

10-18-2006, 08:57 PM
great work--love the alligators!

10-18-2006, 09:13 PM
Wow! You've done some really nice pieces! Those dishcloths are gorgeous and I love the mouth parts of the mitts especially!

Lisa Kay
10-18-2006, 10:04 PM
Looks like I'll be headed to the store soon to take a look at that book...those mittens are just way too cute! :heart: My kids would flip if I made those for them! Great work on everything. Thanks so much for sharing!

10-18-2006, 10:51 PM
i love the mittens!

10-18-2006, 10:55 PM
I want those mittens! The washcloths are cool, too.

10-18-2006, 11:37 PM
Wow! what beautiful work! :cheering:

Mama Bear
10-19-2006, 02:11 PM
I have chipmunk mittens that were my husbands as a child that are very similar to the alligator ones. My grandson would absolutely adore the alligator mittens! I may have to put that on his Christmas list.

Great job on the dishclothes too! Must feel good to have so much done.

Mama Bear

10-19-2006, 02:15 PM
You have been a busy, busy knitter! Everything is lovely, love, love the mittens :cheering: :cheering: