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MerigoldinWA 01-13-2013 04:00 PM

FO:5 yr old's fingerless mitts
 
I made these with left over yarn from the Prudence beaded mitts I made. I used features from Prudence, like the picot edges, the fake cable (but put them all around instead of alternating with the beaded part), instead of beads I made mini-bobbles. I guessed as to the size to make them but lucked out.



Oh, I just remembered. Instead of doing knitted picot edges, I added them in afterward with crochet. I actually like them better, more even.


GrumpyGramma 01-13-2013 04:08 PM

:thumbsup: Excellent! The mitts are cute, the 5-yr. old is absolutely adorable. WIN WIN That is an unbeatable combination.

nonny2t 01-13-2013 04:13 PM

Ok, I don't know which is cuter, the mitts or the adorable little one. I always wish I had at least one granddaughter to knit for as there are so many cute things, but I love my munchin boys. You did a fabulous job on them too.

salmonmac 01-13-2013 07:37 PM

How beautiful, little girl and mitts! I'll bet these are very popular with the 5 year old not the least because they are very cool and very grown up. Wonderful work as ever and a much appreciated gift.

Jan in CA 01-13-2013 09:22 PM

Both the mitts and little girl are adorable!

TEMA 01-21-2013 09:51 PM

Those are cute!
TEMA:thumbsup:

ArtLady1981 01-22-2013 10:11 AM

What beautiful mitts for a beautiful girl! She looks sooooo pleased!

Antares 01-22-2013 11:16 AM

Kinda frilly, pink, grown-up looking, pink, warm, and pink! What's not to like? Lovely job on these. You certainly made her day! Does she wear them to bed, too?

MerigoldinWA 01-22-2013 12:03 PM

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Does she wear them to bed, too?
I don't know, but where she lives it might not be a bad idea. They live in the north woods and heat exclusively with wood. I'm sure they have the fire going all night, but it could cool off a bit.

Thanks for your comments. I tried to make them girly. :-)

Lizars1735 01-22-2013 12:35 PM

I concur. Mitts are beautiful, child is adorable. Nice work!


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