30 August 2007

Blue Mittens, as requested


My sister asked for a picture of the county-fair-ribbon-winning blue mitts, so here it is!

A pair of mitts made from loosely spun singles, done on the drop spindle from commercially prepared (and beautifully dyed!) roving - a gift from my very cool aunt in Ontario. :)

They are too small for me, but fit The Boy perfectly. They're his for the winter ... which is coming much too soon!




3 comments:

  1. Anonymous5:21 pm

    I really must look into this "drop spindle" thingy. I have no idea what they look like or how they work. Other than at a Pioneer Village where would I find one? I'm off to Amish country so may find one there. Very pretty mittens....gotta get me some
    Auntie Sharon

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  2. Nice mittens!!! I'm sure they will be put to good use!!

    Love, AC

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  3. Hi Auntie Sharon! Drop spindles are fairly easy to come by, and very easy to use!

    I'll post some more details. :)

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