2 – Mittens for me

2 - Mittens for Me
These were my first real try with colorwork. They were finally dry after blocking & I wore them for the first time today. Temps were way below zero & they kept me super warm.
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I really like the detail up the sides & the way the pattern continues on the thumb. I had to make them longer than the pattern called for for my long hands so the decreases ended up being different colors instead of all red.

Pattern from Folk Mittens: Techniques and Patterns for Handknitted Mittens (Folk Knitting series)
Yarn Patons Classic Wool.

Handmade 365 2010- My goal is to spend time everyday working on something handmade for a year & photograph it.

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2 Comments to 2 – Mittens for me
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    • am glad your first attempt turned out so well. People do not realise that "coloourwork" is so much warmer…and easier to do than it looks.

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