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olive heather henley :  I have been knitting the sweater almost daily and for a few hours at a time.  As you can guess, I am seeing progress!  I love tiny needles and fingering weight wool but worsted weight does have a place in my heart.  Today after the gym and lunch I hope to add more inches on the upper back patterning.


snowfling mitts :  Over the weekend I finished the one mitt and casted on the next mitt.  Both mitts are lined with a cashmere blend so I'm only 25% of the way finished with this decadent project.  I love knitting these mitts and maybe, just maybe I'll be wearing them at the beginning of spring?  Dare I say end of winter?  A knitter can hope!!

What are you working on this week?

Comments

  1. You are definitely making progress on the sweater and I just love that mitten pattern! They will be so snuggly warm...especially with the cashmere lining!

    I'm working on some dishcloths to give for Valentine's Day. :)

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  2. That sweater is wonderful and just the right amount of patterning. I can see why it makes you happy. And cashmere-lined mittens sound perfect for winter or spring. They are both beautiful projects!

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  3. I love those mittens, and that cashmere lining will make them heavenly! I just finished a pair of fingerless mitts for my niece and just started a cute little stocking cap for my 20 month old great-niece.

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  4. Karen those mittens are so beautiful and decadent, I love them. I am working on a quilt for Hector and some odd projects that have been languishing at the bottom of the basket.

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  5. Cashmere for the lining sounds so luxurious! They will be lovely when finished (already are). and the Henley is gorgeous.

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  6. Oh I love your mitten and a half. To match one is always more difficult for me than to knit the first one. I hope yours is a blissful second mitt knit

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  7. I finished crocheting that baby afghan. I have NOTHING on my needles. I am down with a nasty bug. But still at work.

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  8. I love the sweater, Karen, and oh my goodness, those mittens!! They are just gorgeous. I have put my crochet aside for a while, and have decided to seriously teach myself to knit. I am okay with the basics, but beyond that?? :-(

    I am inspired by the fact that I spent most of last year teaching myself to crochet, and I think I did well with it, which makes me believe that with the same effort, I may be able to do the same thing with knitting. Time will tell...

    Have a wonderful week!

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  9. Great progress. So happy you are. I hope to work more on my Flax now that I have cards out of the way for now.

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  10. Your knitting is beautiful. The sweater is handsome and the mitts are just lovely. Something about the snowflake design is so classic. Enjoy! I think I'm working on a top down raglan sweater based on the pattern from Ann Budd's book. The emphasis is on I think.

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  11. Beautiful mitt.

    I finished one Solar sock this afternoon and this evening I cast on the second sock. No SSS for me.

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  12. Both of these projects are just LUXURIOUS! I am loving those mitts for sure!! I'm back on track with my Flat Rib Popover vest and finished with Clue 2 on my left mitt... hoping to get my right one done this afternoon. Can't wait to see your finished sweater and mitts!! blessings ~ tanna

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  13. I am knitting on baby things, afghan squares, and contemplating casting on another baby sweater. Since my routines are back to normal, I am back to blog reading in the morning and knitting while I read.

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  14. Love that mitten! The sweater looks great, too. Sweaters are definitely slow going; to me the sleeves are like knitting two more backs! Have a great day.

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  15. The mitten is beautiful (and the sweater, too). If you don't get them finished for this winter you'll have them for next!

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  16. Those are going to be amazing mittens. I really need to take on mittens with a lining. It gets so cold in Wisconsin!

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