Thursday, December 06, 2007

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    You cannot shake hands with a clenched fist.
    -Indira Gandhi

    In spite of frogging the Baltic Mittens the other day, I do have a finished pair to show. Just in time for that San Diego chill. Or something. They do match my hat, though.
    Glorious Stripey Mittens
    Pattern: Basic Mittens from the Green Mountain Spinnery book
    Yarn: Mountain Mohair, Green Mountain Spinnery, remnants from their remnant bin
    Needles: US4 dpns
    Notes: I adore the stripey-ness.
    Best Thing About This Project: Wool keeps. Someday I'll get to wear them. Because they are all mine.

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    Blogger Wool Winder said...

    They're great! You'll use them one day. Hey, even down here in my warm climate, there's a day or two a year that a pair of wool mittens would welcome.

    12/07/2007 5:19 AM  
    Blogger Dorothy said...

    It's been a long time since I lived in San Diego. Does it really get cold enough there to wear mittens? They are lovely. About time you made something for yourself.

    12/07/2007 7:18 AM  
    Blogger sloth-knits said...

    The mittens look very nice and cozy!

    12/07/2007 8:01 AM  
    Blogger Turtle said...

    They look great! I have yet to make mittens...many fingerless gloves but no mittens yet! We actually used to get weird looks from people when i worked at the airport in hawaii. All of us who worked there would enter the office in thick sweaters carrying blankets, etc while those visiting wore shorts...the a/c at work would freeze us! You'll find a use for them...or when you pcs !

    12/07/2007 2:28 PM  
    Anonymous theflitgirl said...

    So the Mets colors!!! I should make a pair for Toasty.

    12/07/2007 7:04 PM  
    Blogger hopalong682003 said...

    Ohhhh!! I'm traveling in MN right now (from Temecula). Mittens would be great...especially these super cute ones. Love the colors. And you're right...the stripes are great.

    12/08/2007 12:43 AM  
    Blogger JayJay said...

    Those are so cute and cheerful! They are also my school colors, so I may be a little biased. ;)

    12/10/2007 8:31 AM  

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