Mr Plumbum’s Desk Mitts

I finally mustered sufficient backbone to sew in the ends on these mitts. They were finished this evening and have already been deployed. Appropriate appreciation was shown.

Cast on Date: Nov 04 2008

Cast on: Long Tail

Pattern: Improvised

Yarn: Opal Uni

Colour: 1992, 1998 (grey, burnt orange)

Needles: 2.5mm Knitpicks nickel plated DPNS

Stitches: You got me there…

Pattern Repeats: n/a

Blocked: No

Finished Size: tailored for Mr P

Cast Off: ribwise

Cast Off Date: Dec 13, 2008 – ends sewn in 7 Jan, 2009

Ravelry Project: Mr plumbum’s Desk Mitts

I plan never to knit little fingers again. It was a horrible experience. These mitts are a really poor job – absolutely terribly executed.

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