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Warm Woolen Mittens

Warm woolen mittens and snow in Connecticut!! Last week we had warm weather and a hurricane (Sandy/Frankenstorm) and this week a Nor’easter swept through with about 5 inches of snow.
Our gazebo in the snow…
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Our Cape Cod house…My granddaughter trying to make a snow fort.
My house
The little greenhouse I made with old windows I found on the side of the road.
Little Window House
Pumpkins
Minnie in the snow
Mom’s house in the snow. I took this picture at dusk. It’s a little blue and purple!
Mom's house
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These Mittens Were Made From Old Sweaters
Now for the mittens. I love these mittens. I bought them at a Christmas Fair in Pennsylvania. They were two elderly ladies that made these mittens from old sweaters. Don’t you just love that each mitten is different?? I love that.
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I love the white glove. My Mom wears sweaters that are pretty and embroidered like this glove. I like the way they used the part of the sweater with the buttons, too. Yummy!
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The underside of the mittens is different from the top also.
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Aren’t these gloves  super? I really want to MAKE them, of course. :)
zzzzzzC9561C493251B0E7B572C8A863B55985There are patterns for these on the internet, I’m sure. The inside is just fleece so it goes fast.
Did you like the mittens?
Best wishes,

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15 comments:

  1. I love embroidery so these mittens are terrific, clever ladies!

    Your snow is pretty, but wish you'd all get a rest from the one, two punch. Hope this is it for a while.

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  2. What gorgeous mittens..love the pearls ans french knot flowers!

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  3. we have snow too!!! your photos are beautiful ad the mittens too. Thank you for sharing at the Thursday Favorite Things hop. Wishing you a happy weekend. xo

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  4. Such pretty mittens!

    Following you from Katherines Thursday Favorite Things hop.

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  5. Super cute gloves! Love em! .....and I am amazed at the weather you guys have had up there this fall! I hope you guys are safe and staying warm!

    Jennifer @ Decorated Chaos

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  6. Those are so adorbale - so unique!

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  7. Gosh those are beautiful! You've inspired me to try making them too.

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  8. I live in the Southwestern USA so the snow is such a special treat:) And Yes, the mittens are so totally awesome with the different textures and embroidery with the pearl buttons. Just beautiful and so nostalgic:)

    Hope you week is filled with blessings.

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  9. Oh how I love these mittens. I should try this!

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  10. Up here in NH we had a bit of snow, but it melted by the end of the day. Thank goodness.

    I do love those mittens and the face that they are different from one another.

    Paula
    lifeasweknowitbypaula.blogspot.com

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  11. These are fabulous and so adorable! Love them!! Thanks for sharing :)

    Hugs,
    Stephanie
    www.theenchantingrose.blogspot.com

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  12. I just wanted to thank you for sharing these gloves with Adorned From Above's Link Party. I have featured them at this week's party. They are lovely. You can get your featured blogger button in the sidebar of the blog.
    Congratulations and have a great week.
    Debi @ Adorned From Above
    Link to the party.
    http://www.adornedfromabove.com/2012/11/wednesdays-adorned-from-above-link_14.html

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  13. lovely mittens. I was just eyeing up a pair made from repurposed sweaters at a local shop last week.
    Thanks for sharing at Repurposed Ideas Weekly.

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  14. Awesome mittens! The snow is lovely -- but don't envy you for having it one little bit! Thanks so much for linking on Busy Monday!

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  15. GREAT photos Linda!! I just LOVE the mittens too!!!

    Thanks so much for sharing this at The DIY Dreamer... From Dream To Reality!

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