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Luffe Mittens – Done!

I finished my first project of 2019! The Luffe mittens are done. The grey and black stripes turned out nicely. But it is the lining that really makes the mittens. If I had used a solid yarn for the lining, they would have looked less busy. But, I like the yarn I used, the colors […]

With Just Inches to Spare

I’ve finished the outer layer of my Luffe mittens. The closer I got to the end, the more nervous I was. I had one ball of Telemark yarn in black (and of course, it is a discontinued yarn) and I was worried about running out. I ended up having enough, with just this much left […]

Jogless Stripes

I’m making good progress on the Luffe mittens. In just a couple days, I’ve knit the first mitten through the increases for the thumb gusset. I stuck with my original plan to knit the outside of the mitten in grey and black stripes. I’m making these out of Telemark, a now discontinued sport weight wool […]

Stash Diving

As you may remember, I’m working on knitting from my stash more in 2018. So far, I’ve been resisting the temptation to buy yarn, but it is only April. Last week, I decided I needed to make new mittens. I debated between making the Fiddlehead Mittens or some Llama Mittens. Ultimately, I decided on the […]

Knitting for Kiddo

I don’t knit a lot for other people. If I’m going to put the time and effort into a hand knit item, I want to make sure the person receiving it will properly appreciate all the effort. As hard as it is for me to understand, some people just don’t place the same value on […]

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