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Monday, August 11, 2008

I Made it Myself-- Bird in Hand Mittens


This week I finally finished up my Bird in Hand mittens. Making one mitten was a lot of fun. Making two became a labor of love. There is no denying that these will get a lot of use here in Nebraska, though. I'm also confident a state fair ribbon will adorn these lovelies in the coming weeks.



I love the inside of the mittens. I carried the two strands of yarn all the way through so they are double thick. Double thick Malabrigo. If you aren't a yarnie, just know that this is GOOD...VERY GOOD! There is a picot edge at the bottom that I adore.

Do you see the birdie? He is so cute. I didn't finish these before dark so apologies for my cruddy pictures.

The yarn I used for this project was Malabrigo Worsted in Taureg and Natural. I have enough left to make a headband or scarflette.

Do you have a project you'd like to share this week for I Made it Myself? Take a look at the guidelines and post away! We'll be here every Monday.

7 comments:

  1. My first post for 'I Made it Myself'. Hopefully this will force me to finish all the projects I start! I love sharing my work and getting to see what other people are doing. Happy Monday!

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  2. Those mittens are seriously awesome!
    Good job you knitter ninja!

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  3. Love the mittens! (and thanks for moving this to Monday...I always forgot on Saturdays)

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  4. I'd be afraid to wear those mittens. They are just too great and I'm afraid I'd mess them up! They will surely win at the State Fair.

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  5. I admired the Bird in Hand pattern, but I'm a lazy knitter -- too lazy to keep up with two strands of yarn at a time. Maybe someday I'll be brave enough to try it, because yours turned out lovely.

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  6. Those mittens are so going to win a blue ribbon!

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