Tuesday, November 06, 2007

knit night review and two colour baby mittens

Last night was my local knit night.
I had a great time as usual. I met this wonderful woman who crochets the finest most gorgeous doilies and things. She brought in a beautiful bedspread, some lamp shades and a bunch of doilies. She even had the most amazing fillet crochet runner; it was of a lady bathing surrounded by cherubs, perfect! And using a much smaller thread and hook than I have yet.

Also last night I passed on a pattern I designed.
One of the ladies just recently had two grandchildren, and wanted to knit them mittens, but she wanted colourwork. Well I told her I would look around and see if I could find anything like what she described, and if I couldn't I would make her one.

Well I couldn't so I made her one.

I figured I would pass it on to all of you as well.
It hasn't been fully test knitted yet, I made a small lopsided prototype when I was writing it, but have made several changes to the pattern since then:

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If you would like the pattern, feel free

If you knit this pattern I would LOVE to see, please send me pictures! (Or better yet, post to Ravelry! pattern link for Ravelry here)

5 comments:

Crochetoholic Debb said...

real cute...I like it

Bashirs Momma said...

Oh! I love the mittens! They are adorable!

Ravelry? *Growl* Four THOUSAND people ahead of me... GRRRR.

Lisa said...

Thank you so much for sharing your pattern. I have been looking for baby mitts to fit my teeny five month old granddaughter( with teenier hands than a usual five month old) and I wanted to do colorwork( but didn't want to come up with an idea myself).
Now to decide on colors...

Carrie Ellis said...

Thanks for sharing the pattern! They are really cute mittens.

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