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Knitting Mitties

Hi Spud & Chloë Friends,

What a beautiful Saturday morning it is. I have spent much of the morning knitting away. It’s been so peaceful even with a house full of kids and visiting cousins under our roof. This is the view from my chair today. I love how my daughter leaves her baby doll in my studio to keep me company. Strangely enough the doll does keep me company because she makes me think of my daughter while she is at school. It’s kind of funny.

I am having so much fun making these little mix and match baby mitts out of Spud & Chloë Sweater. You recognize those colors, right? Those are still the leftovers from the Dream Catcher Baby Blanket. Originally I thought about making some booties out of the leftovers but then I remembered the Jelly Bean Baby Socks. Those tiny socks are perfect for using up odds and ends of Sweater. Instead I thought I would add some sweet and simple baby mitties, the kind without thumbs. My babies wore these kind of mitts all of the time. You could easily knit the blanket, the hat, the mitts (coming soon) and the baby socks using up the leftovers from the blanket Sweater yarn. That would add up to make one incredible baby gift.

I’ll be back soon with the pattern for you. Have a good weekend everyone!

10 Responses to “Knitting Mitties”

  1. May 22, 2010 at 2:40 pm Terrie says:

    The baby mitts are adorable!! I love your shoes, too :)

  2. May 22, 2010 at 2:53 pm chris says:

    Hi Susan, Those are so sweet, my son always had those with a string that went through the sleeves of his bunting. What a great view you have. The baby doll in the studio makes me feel so good, I love that t.c. does that why she is away.

  3. May 22, 2010 at 4:32 pm Maya says:

    adorable colours! must get some sweater for myself

  4. May 22, 2010 at 4:37 pm Sandy says:

    I love those shoes!!!

  5. May 22, 2010 at 10:41 pm Lucy says:

    Dear Susan, you’ve finally updated Spud Says! I love reading your blog so much that the wait always seem to be forever. Haha.

  6. May 23, 2010 at 6:13 am Elizabeth says:

    Those are adorable! Now someone needs to have a baby so I can make the set!

  7. May 23, 2010 at 9:36 am Linda says:

    Susan – I love your red shoes! And thanks so much for this great blog. I always look forward to reading it. The mittens are so cute – I wish I had a baby to knit them for.

  8. May 23, 2010 at 9:20 pm Yolanda Pugh says:

    I love those shoes!!! Didn’t you do a post about where you got them? I looked for it but couldn’t find it.

  9. June 2, 2010 at 11:18 am Jamie says:

    Yes, the knits are fabulous but… those Mary Janes seriously ROCK!

  10. May 24, 2010 at 6:13 am sanderson says:

    I don’t know, maybe awhile back. They are Dansko and they are several years old. I love them, too. I have a pair in black as well.