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Jan in CA
11-05-2007, 06:38 PM
The socks are for the Afghans for Afghans newborn campaign. It's a great way to use up little bits of yarn for a good cause.

The fingerless mitts are for a Christmas gift for one of my DDs.

I managed to make both the socks and mitts match by measuring the first color I cast on with. ;)

knitqueen
11-05-2007, 07:13 PM
Looks great, Jan! :yay:

knitgal
11-05-2007, 07:24 PM
Very nice! I admire everyone doing their charity knitting, I need to do join one of Sandy's groups and knit along soon!

dustinac
11-05-2007, 09:17 PM
:happydance: They both look wonderful :thumbsup:

Ingrid
11-05-2007, 10:26 PM
Purdy! That sock is cute, too. I'm sure any kid would love them!

Brandy_m
11-05-2007, 11:48 PM
They look great!! I wondered how you made things match! Thanks :)

momwolf
11-06-2007, 06:22 AM
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Jaxhil
11-06-2007, 07:52 AM
:muah:

Both the socks and the mitts look *great*! I love the colors on the mitts, and the socks are so bright and cheery. They are sure to be a hit!

I might see if my DMom wants to do a baby sock-knit-along with me to send some socks to the charity you mentioned. Do they have to be any particular type of yarn, do you know?

monzogary
11-06-2007, 11:57 AM
Great FO's! I love that they match so well.

ritaw
11-06-2007, 12:25 PM
Lovely! So cute !

Skater
11-06-2007, 12:28 PM
Nice!!!
I managed to make both the socks and mitts match by measuring the first color I cast on with. ;)I'll have to try that sometime.

mdog182
11-06-2007, 08:57 PM
yay, i love baby socks!! so fast and gratifying! i love the colors on the mitts!

ah
11-07-2007, 01:42 AM
Both sets look great!

melissa.atkins
11-07-2007, 02:08 AM
Jan, do you have the pattern for the fingerless gloves? I need to start knitting Christmas stuff...

Jan in CA
11-08-2007, 03:35 PM
If you are knitting for A4A they garments of any type have to be wool or mostly wool..the more the better.

The pattern was given to me by someone who took a class at another LYS. There isn't copyright info on it, but I'd be afraid to post the entire thing. Here's the basics;

Using sock yarn CO about 54 stitches or a multiple of 6. K3P3 for about 5 in and BO 10 st for the thumb and CO on 10 stitches when you come back around to that same spot. Knit for another 2 in or so and BO. Super easy.

Thanks for all the kind words!:hug:

KnittingNat
11-08-2007, 07:43 PM
I think it's wonderful of you to knit for charity and i loved the colour matching!