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Finished
November 4 2014
November 23 2014
Project info
Fiddlehead Mittens
Fiddlehead Mittens by Adrian Bizilia
Knitting
Kaity
Needles & yarn
US 2 - 2.75 mm
301 yards
Cascade Yarns® 220 Superwash®
none left in stash
0.5 skeins = 110.0 yards (100.6 meters), 50 grams
Black
Gather Here
November 3, 2014
Cascade Yarns® 220 Superwash®
none left in stash
0.36 skeins = 79.2 yards (72.4 meters), 36 grams
Blue
Gather Here
November 3, 2014
Hampden Hills Alpacas Artisan Yarns Alpaca Silk
none left in stash
0.46 skeins = 112.7 yards (103.1 meters), 46 grams
Blue
Hampden Hills Alpacas
Notes

Taking a two part class at Gather Here to learn how to do color work:]

First class: 11/3
Second class: 11/17

Update: I’ve decided to make my lining out of hampden hills alpaca silk! These mittens are going to be so warm and soft against the wearer’s hands!

11/16: Finished the outer mitten of my first mitten!

11/20: Finished outer mitten number two! Blocking tonight to stretch the fabric a little bit and then starting the lining when it dries

11/22: Lining one complete! Man that alpaca is soft :] My only complaint is that the mitten is a little snug with the lining.

11/23: Lining two complete! The linings knit up a lot faster than the outer mittens. I think if I was to make the mittens again, I would either use a larger needle or add a repeat of the bottom to make the mittens longer.

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November 4 2014
November 23 2014
 
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by Cascade Yarns®
Worsted
100% Wool
220 yards / 100 grams
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by Hampden Hills Alpacas
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70% Alpaca, 30% Silk
245 yards / 100 grams
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  • Project created: October 29, 2014
  • Updated: November 23, 2014
  • Progress updates: 11 updates