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Knitting

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Cozy Mittens

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Mittens and gloves
A pair of hand-knit mittens should be the universal symbol for wintertime happiness and comfort. (It’s also an instant heirloom: How many an orphaned mitten is cherished long after losing its mate because someone’s nana knit it?)
Materials
  • Women's mittens instructions
  • Men's mittens instructions
  • Kids' mittens instructions
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Fingerless Mittens

Steps:7
If you're craving a creative project and some of the old-fashioned comfort that comes from starting something from scratch, you'll be well rewarded by reaching for your knitting needles this winter.
Materials
  • Yarn: 2 skeins (50 grams) sport-weight yarn in desired colors, using about 150 yards
  • Needles: 4 standard double-pointed needles in size U.S. 5 (3 3/4 mm). Adjust needle size as necessary to obtain correct gauge.
  • Additional materials: 8 inches scrap yarn in contrasting color; tapestry needle
  • Gauge: 6 stitches and 8 rows equal 1 inch in stockinette stitch
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Knit Hat

Steps:9
Other Ideas:
Crafting and DIY, Hats, Kids, Winter, Yarn
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Knit a Cable Stitch

The braided, ropelike cable is much easier to stitch than it appears. Basically, you knit as ...
Other Ideas:
Crafting and DIY
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Snuggly Shawl

Steps:9
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Yarn
If you can’t be there every minute of every day to offer a hug, this warm shawl is the next best thing. The simple pattern calls for a basic stockinette stitch; it’s just the kind of project you can work on while you relax and watch a movie at home.
Materials
  • 5 hundred-gram skeins bulky-weight yarn (totaling 575 yards)
  • 1 skein worsted or bulky yarn in contrasting color
  • Knitting needles, U.S. size 10 (or size needed to obtain gauge)
  • Crochet hook, size J or K
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Finger-Knitting Fun

Steps:4
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Good Things, Yarn
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