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Some may or may not know me but i am looking for knitters to knit fingerless mitts for a charity i am trying to start. I got the OK to donate from my current dialysis center. A lot of dialysis patients suffer from steal syndrome making their hands really cold as they dialyze so I and others are knitting mitts where i will donate them in mid to late April. There is a minimum of a 3" on the cuff so that it doesnt cover the access area. I chose to do fingerless mitts so people can still hold a book, use the remote control or use a laptop. If you are interested in makingbmitts send me a message and i can give you shipping info. Also post your pics of mitts here.

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Do you mean the cuff can be up to 3" but not over? If so, it should be a maximum of 3".
A maximum legnth of 3".
That's good, because I'm past that part, and I won't have to frog it!
Here's my start:

The pattern is KnitterGirl39's Midnight Sky Mitts, and I'm using Felici Sport in "Ecology" and Stroll Sport in "Fedora," held together.

Very nice. Will take pics of mine. I need the longer cable i think for new shawl. Getting used to ML. Mine is the board and batten pattern from Handworks. Its a free pattern and knit in Capra. I will have to look up color names but its the brown and a little bit of yellow. On the gussets of second one.
The one I'm doing has an afterthought thumb, so no gussets.
Will post later. Got a good pic but i dont want to stop knitting shawl right now.
Are those the acrylic or plastic needles. Though acrylic has a different chemical structure as plastic me thinks.
In my photo? You're seeing my Zephyrs. I actually have a Harmony tip on one end and a Zephyr tip on the other of two 24" cables. I'm knitting off with the Zephyr tips to be consistent. I guess the Harmony tips are camera shy!

I finished one pair of mitts using Knittergirl39's pattern.  I made them out of Classic Elite Yarns Fresco (60% wool, 30% baby alpaca, 10% angora).  I have enough yarn left over to make another pair of mitts.


I have also begun a pair of mitts usiing this pattern (but a shorter cuff) from the Skacel 20 Years of Trekking KAL.  I am using the leftover yarn from making these mitts. They are made from Trekking 6 Ply tweed.

Love them. I have some Fresco yarn in ginger and a darker color, rootbeer I think. Totally forgot about that. Never done an after thought thumb.
I found this tutorial video for an afterthought thumb right here in the Mitten KAL!


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