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What materials did you use? Viking Alpaca silk-( blue/gray/charcoal) Washable Wool (Vintage Gray) size 8 double pointed needles
What are you most proud of? The colors came out beautifully. Side note* I had to start over on the right hand mitten. The second one came out perfect! When I unraveled the other mitten, I had a bit of a struggle, at least answering my concern about how well the mittens would hold up to my end weaving. These mittens won't be unraveling, so I guess that is something to be proud of,lol.
What advice would you give someone starting this project? Don't work on them when you have sick family. I tried to work on mine while babysitting a sick grandson and my right hand mitten has a convertable top that is three stitches off from where it should be. It makes the thumb look like it sits in the middle of the hand. I haven't decided yet if I am going to rip it out and start the convertable top again or not. Also, if the mittens will be worn by someone who will need a washable mitten, be sure to work with only washable yarn. I didn't have a choice, as I couldn't find blue yarn in a washable blend.