Tiny fairisle mittens project

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So I bought myself a cute cute fairisle knitted scarf from a charity shop for 50p.  I imagined myself looking all GAP Kids and No-Efforts-Chic in my new accessory.  Anyway, it was a bit musty so I chucked it in the washing machine.  Big Mistake – poor scarf shrank and turned to felt… I was sad.   But then I remembered all those great felted-jumper patterns on Pinterest and realised the opportunities!  Cue some nice scissor and sewing time and VOILA we have The String of Tiny Christmas Fairisle Mittens (snappy, I know).

I have strung it up over my knitting books (and underneath Husband’s ludicrous board-game stash shelf).

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