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Old 08-03-2006, 12:09 PM   #1
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Felted mittens
I am new to this forum, but have used the web-site for help with knitting teqniques a couple of times.
Now I really want to make some felted mittens for my dads birthday, (he is a sailor, and have told me how good they are for keeping you warm even when soaked in cold sea-water :D ). I haven't got a pattern, but i know how to make mittens in general, and i just love the knitted sailboat cloth pattern.
Does anybody have an idea as to how that might work and how much (approximatly) a mitten shrinks when felted?
(I was thinking of knitting the pattern with a double thread, possibly in two colours to make it show after felted, but have no idea if it will work...)
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Old 08-03-2006, 12:18 PM   #2
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Here are some patterns for felted mittens. Maybe you can use them as a guideline?
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