Handspun Mittens

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I made these mittens for Cass for Christmas.  The fiber is handspun Shetland from Into The Whirled.  I do love spinning Shetland.

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I spun two braids of the multi and ended up getting a third braid from someone’s destash to get a nice 3-ply yarn.

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They knit up into a fun pair of mittens (and I have enough left to make a pair for myself), the pattern is my own standard improvised as I knit pattern.  This one was on size 3 needles, cast on 48 sts, rib for 24 row, 6 rows of straight stitch, increase for the thumb to 24 stitches and knit to desired length.

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So now he can give my Mom back the ones that I gave to her!