Felt Mittens

So… have you seen the new Interweave Felt? Did you see what’s on page 32?

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I was excited when the editor emailed me about my submission. I’m even more excited that the pattern is now available!

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It was definitely an interesting and rewarding, if sometimes stressful, experience. It was challenging because I wasn’t quite happy with how the red Scottish Tweed Aran fulled; I think it may have been the dye, as I noticed it was shinier than the gray yarn.

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It was scary fulling my first test mitten, but happily, my math worked out and the result was close to what I wanted.

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The funniest part (to me) was seeing how much yarn they sent me. Two large boxes! Full of yarn to play with!

I hope you like these mittens! The pattern is listed on Ravelry, Cuffed Tweed Mittens. Check your LYS or bookstore (Barnes & Noble, Borders, etc) for the magazine. :)

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11 Responses to “Felt Mittens”

  1. Christy Says:
    October 8th, 2008 at 8:21 am

    ooh, congrats!

    I’ll have to keep an eye out for that issue

  2. Chris Says:
    October 8th, 2008 at 8:32 am

    Congrats!!!

  3. Jess Says:
    October 8th, 2008 at 9:24 pm

    They’re really cute! Congratulations on getting published!

  4. Opal Says:
    October 8th, 2008 at 9:45 pm

    Congrats! They look marvelous! I think I’ll pick up a copy just because of those mittens. I’ll say to my friends “look I know the designer!” ;-)

  5. Nicole Says:
    October 9th, 2008 at 9:10 am

    OMG, I did see that pattern but I didn’t notice that it was yours! Congrats! Did you use all the yarn they sent you or do you have any leftover? Did you have to give it back or will you be able to use it for something else?

  6. Guinifer Says:
    October 9th, 2008 at 11:14 am

    Congrats! Cute, too.

  7. Dave Says:
    October 9th, 2008 at 12:37 pm

    Wow, congratulations!!

  8. mrspao Says:
    October 9th, 2008 at 1:39 pm

    I’m definitely going to find one of those here in the UK to buy! Congratulations!!

  9. lisa Says:
    October 9th, 2008 at 5:13 pm

    They’re great, congratulations!

  10. Jeanne Says:
    October 9th, 2008 at 7:33 pm

    Oh boy! I’ve been thinking about buying that magazine…I will for sure, now.

  11. knittymama Says:
    October 10th, 2008 at 5:45 pm

    I did!! And of course it takes a Minnesotan to come up with mittens that winterproof!!!

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