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My first started and completed project in London, but I don't think I'll need them that much even though everyone has been saying this has been an unusually cold December. Then again, I am from Canada. I digress; these mittens are lovely and easy. I went down to 3.75mm thinking these would be too big. They are actually now on the smallish side for mittens, but since I have small hands to begin with, they…

I first started this project with the recommended 3.25mm needle, but since I was using a worsted weight rather than the recommended DK, it was way too tight. I moved up to 3.75mm, but it still is tighter than most mittens. Oh well, I can wear it and they are warm due to the lopi. I do like stranded projects, and I would be willing to do these mittens again with the MC as a…

Thrummed Mittens, started August 27, 2007, finished October 8, 2007 Pattern: Thrummed Mittens Interweave Knits Winter 2006 by Jennifer L. Appleby Yarn: 1 skein - Naturally Naturelle 10ply (100g/186yds - 157 - aran/worsted) and alpaca/correidale rovings Needles: #4/3.5mm and #6/4.0mm DPNs Modifcations: Needle sizes changes, thrums knit tbl as advised by the Yarn Harlot Cost of Project: $5 yarn + $6 rovings = $11 Would I knit it again? Maybe, but with pure wool because…