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Knitted Newfie Mitts
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Nov 2, 2012 10:54:53   #
ourbaby
 
I received this pattern from my very dear friend Marie (also a KP follower) for knitting Newfie Mitts. There was no picture with the instructions (typed on plain paper ... sorry no pattern number) so I had to knit them up just to see what they looked like ... now I'm hooked. I have already knit 3 pair
Pink and white Newfie mitts

Red and white Newfie mitts

Turquoise and pastel Newfie mitts

 
Nov 2, 2012 10:56:03   #
countryknitwit (a regular here)
 
Those are fantastic!
Nov 2, 2012 11:00:55   #
jumbleburt
 
Very nice!
Nov 2, 2012 11:02:12   #
debarebyes
 
These Look Great!
Nov 2, 2012 11:45:16   #
grandday (a regular here)
 
Very pretty.
Nov 2, 2012 11:59:12   #
nsnewfie1996
 
The pattern is here for free;

http://balkanstyle.blogspot.ca/2008/01/free-newfie-mitten-pattern.html
 
Nov 2, 2012 12:46:58   #
LadyBecket (a regular here)
 
I LOVE your mittens! What a fabulous design!! Thank you nsnewfie1996 for posting the pattern!!!
Nov 2, 2012 13:40:46   #
knittingnana
 
Very nice a few years ago I knit tons of these mittens and hats too. The pattern is really easy and fun to do!!!!
Nov 2, 2012 14:46:17   #
Naneast (a regular here)
 
Nice job!
Nov 2, 2012 20:49:54   #
wanttobe
 
These are great. Good job
Nov 2, 2012 22:26:23   #
me2memeinVT
 
Love your mittens!
 
Nov 3, 2012 03:48:30   #
wira
 
those are beautiful thanks for sharing :thumbup:
Nov 3, 2012 06:50:26   #
bethany02
 
Thanks for sharing the pattern!
Nov 3, 2012 06:52:41   #
Jenval
 
They are all beautiful
Nov 3, 2012 07:23:31   #
tigerfan
 
They are great.Have saved the pattern.Thank you
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