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Old 10-02-2013, 01:53 PM   #1
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Knitting mittens!
My girls hands are still a bit too small for most store bought gloves, so a few years ago I devised a very simple thumbless pattern. My little one is in love with rainbows (she is 4) and has a rainbowdashed stuff horse and wanted me to "knit a matching rainbow". I came upon this super cool hand-dyed yarn from etsy (knitpurlgurl) which is pre-dyed with rainbow stripes and clouds! She also has some pretty amazing self stripping pumpkin yarn.

We've had a bit of a heat spell in Virginia, she wore them in 80 degree weather and takes them to pre-school every morning! <3 GAH I LOVE MY 4 YO SHE IS SO CUTE!!!







free pattern -- > http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/libr...dipity-mittens (hope thats okay to say!)
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Old 10-02-2013, 02:10 PM   #2
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That is so cute! I love that yarn!
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Old 10-02-2013, 03:49 PM   #3
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What a sweet girl! The mittens are adorable and the yarn perfect for them. Great find.
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Old 10-02-2013, 06:50 PM   #4
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That's adorable! Isn't awesome when kids like what me make? Makes is so worth it I also have a rainbow-loving child I made a sweater and a matching hat for her, and I know where a word "rainbowdashed" might come from

ETA: Love the pom-poms.
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Adorable! The mittens are great too. That yarn is perfect for them.
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Old 10-03-2013, 01:00 AM   #6
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Awwww! How cute, both your DD and her mittens!
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Cute as can be! I love the pictures and I'll have to check out that Etsy seller!
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OMG, I don't know what I love most...those beautiful mitts or that darling little girl! Great job on all counts!
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Old 10-24-2013, 09:28 PM   #9
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Oh, just love this, these pictures warm my heart. So sweet!
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