Category Archives: Mittens and Fingerless Mitts

Thrifty Mitts

This winter I knit these brown tweed fingerless mitts for DH. They were a quick little project thanks to my favorite mitt ‘pattern’, so simple it hardly qualifies as a pattern. These mitts are just K2P2 ribbed tubes with slits … Continue reading

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I Just Couldn’t Resist

I had a looong list of errands to run the other day, but I drove a little too close to the local Salvation Army thrift store and suddenly I found myself in its parking lot! Does this ever happen to … Continue reading

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It’s a Girl! – Hybrid Baby Legwarmers

I wanted to knit 2×2 ribbed legwarmers, like Emily Jane’s Super Simple Little Legwarmers (0-6 mo.), so they’d ‘match’ the ribbed edging on the baby hat I made for baby Emily. But, since I want these legwarmers, following the example … Continue reading

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A Noro Sweater Turned Vest

When I was digging through all my wool yarns and sweaters, preparing for the move into my new craft room, I rediscovered a zippered cardigan that I bought at Sal’s for $1.99 sometime B.B. (Before Blog). I think it’s the … Continue reading

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Mitts – A Pair and a Spare

Knitting the charcoal mitt to replace DH’s missing one went so quickly and smoothly, I immediately cast-on to knit a second replacement! I thought if ever another mitt should escape, DH wouldn’t have to run around with one cold hand … Continue reading

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A Lonely Mitt

Do you recognize this charcoal mitt? I knitted it for DH back in December. Sadly, its partner has gone missing. It’s probably laying, forlorn, in a parking lot somewhere in New England, having dropped from of DH’s coat pocket when … Continue reading

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Just What He Wanted, Just in Time

My darling husband asked me to knit him a pair of fingerless mitts to wear to work and a tight-fitting cowl for snow-blowing from this wool/alpaca blend. I looked forward to working with such a soft, smooth yarn. It makes … Continue reading

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