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When my girls were little, especially the younger one, I knitted finger-less gloves for them.

The first pair was something of a fluke, actually. I was knitting socks and shortly after finishing a cuff, I was sick and tired of knitting socks. After I put them down, I noticed someone on Ravelry published a pattern for these cute little mitts. While reading the pattern, I realized it was almost identical to the socks I no longer wanted to knit. So, I made mitts out of them.

This was ten years ago, and Wee One was delighted with them.

Her delight encouraged me to knit a more substantial pair:

and even a fancy cabled pair:

Well, those are all long gone now, but I noticed on Instagram that someone posted a pair of finger-less mitts made from handwoven fabric. They were gorgeous and something I would certainly don on chilly days, as I hate to have cold hands, but never wear gloves.

A quick search of sewing patterns led me to this. I downloaded it and printed it out twice, so I would have a j…

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