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My New Mitts

January 18, 2009

My latest knitting project was fingerless mitts, which I’ve wanted for a long time. I really love them! They go with the green scarf I made last year with the pockets.

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I have to give Josh props for his pictures. He’s such a natural. Isn’t the below picture cool? No, it’s not a Photoshop trick. Josh took the picture looking through a peep hole we bought at Home Depot to install in our door. He ran around the house taking pictures through it before installing it and got some really cool effects!

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11 Comments leave one →
  1. Carina permalink
    January 18, 2009 4:34 pm

    That is a really cool effect! And your blog is just very nice in general. 🙂

  2. January 18, 2009 5:12 pm

    I am so impressed with your knitting!! Go you!

  3. Ashleigh permalink
    January 18, 2009 6:01 pm

    Love them! Great job, Danielle!

  4. Heidi permalink
    January 19, 2009 7:19 am

    Danielle,
    I love the fingerless mittens. I’m thinking that on these cold, rainy, dark nights in Scotland I should earn to knit. I really want mittens like yours.

  5. January 19, 2009 8:58 am

    gorgeous–the mitts, the photos, and you!

  6. January 19, 2009 2:56 pm

    I was going to say – great pictures! Go Josh!

    I learned how to knit once. Then I promptly forgot. And now I crochet afghans. I have five unfinished afghans hiding in my house. With skeins and skeins of soft, soft yarn that I buy when I’m depressed and need something very soft and warm to touch.

    Congratulations on finishing your mittens. 😉

  7. January 19, 2009 5:29 pm

    I’m glad knitting worked out for you. I haven’t returned to it since the frustrating time I had on my inaugural venture at your house.
    The mitts look toasty.

    Cool picture. I’m still trying to figure out how you get a reflection of yourself .

  8. January 19, 2009 5:44 pm

    Zoanna, it’s not a reflection. Actually, the camera “sees” both through the peep hole and then is wide enough to capture what it “sees” outside of the peep hole. Just as if it were taking a regular picture. So it’s capturing me twice. I don’t know if that makes sense, but I tried.

  9. January 20, 2009 1:47 pm

    I want to learn to knit. Maybe I’ll make cool mitts like that, too.

    Love Josh’s shot there.

  10. Bethany permalink
    January 23, 2009 12:41 pm

    oops…put glove comment on wrong post. Love the gloves they turned out great.

  11. January 23, 2009 4:35 pm

    i wish I had some fingerless mitts… maybe someday 🙂

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