~TWLK’s Olympic Knitting Event is COMPLETED~

This Tightly Wound woman can now get as Loosely Knit as she likes 😉 !
The fingerless mitts are finished and they match! Life is good today. These will be a gift for my Mom who is seriously ill – I’m hoping they will offer her some warmth and comfort. I’m thrilled they are finished, and under any other circumstances they would be a very quick knit. I love the yarn and will be working with it often.

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Modeled by: Emily
Yarn used: Queensland Collection’s Llama Seta
Needles: Clover size 6 dpn’s
Pattern: I started with the Artists Gloves pattern and altered it to add a 6 stitch cable
I also made them longer in the arms and on the fingers.
Now fellow Olympians (and supporters) I’m off to get unglued with DH ~ well maybe not totally unglued ~ how about dinner and some wine 🙂
Happy Knitting!
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10 responses to “~TWLK’s Olympic Knitting Event is COMPLETED~

  1. I knew you could finish them AND they look FANTASTIC! Your mom will love them and I am sure they will comfort her, my best wishes for her health, too.

  2. Congratulations! They are beautiful – I’m sure they will be well worn & loved by your mom. Way to go! 🙂

  3. Yeee haaa!!! I knew you would finish with time to spare. They look so perfect, you really did a great job. I didn’t realize they were for your mom, that’s very sweet of you and I hope they help her to feel better. What is it about finishing that makes us want to drink . . . Pea and I are drinking Apple-tinis at the moment!!

  4. Congrats Cathy! They are beautiful and your Mom will be so pleased!

  5. Your mom will love them…I’m sure they will bring her warmth and comfort.

  6. WOOHOO!!! Congratulations, Cathy!! Olympic gold, baby!! I knew you could do it and they look wonderful! They really look so soft and warm and I’m sure your mom will love them. I’m so sorry to hear that she’s ill… she will be in my thoughts and prayers. You’re so sweet to knit these for her and you’ve certainly earned some dinner and wine for sure!! 😉 Awesome, awesome job…. take care and have fun celebrating, Cathy! 🙂

  7. Great job!!! Those look really well done. In fact, those are the same as mine just ribbiing the entire way up. See, you did it!! You get gold, baby!

  8. Congrat’s on the GOLD! Nice bling! May they bring comfort to your Mom! I hope she is feeling better soon : ) You did a great job!

  9. Just visiting your blog and I enjoyed reading and wanted to say Hello from Illinois. Beautiful cable wrist warmers.

  10. I just love your fingerless mitts. Do you have a pattern for them? I hope your mom is feeling better, she will love your gift. Great blog.

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