M got this cute pea coat from Lauren and Paul and didn’t have any hats or mittens to match. I decided to knit them for her out of some Brown Sheep Lamb’s Pride I had leftover from another project. The hat was finished awhile ago, but I just finished up the mittens last week. You can’t tell in the picture, but I had to finish the cuffs with a little bit of black. Both were knit top down and it’s a good thing, too. The hat fits perfectly, but I bound off the mittens a little too tight. They work now, but next year I’ll probably have to redo the edge so they slip over her hands. I knit both of these a little big and I hope she gets another winter season out of them.



3 Responses to bella’s hat + mittens

  1. Sarah m says:

    She is so darling! What a bunch of great gifts– an adorable peacoat and some handmade mittens & hat from mom! Love it!

  2. Mary Kay says:

    This photos is absolutely adorable. Wonder what’s going through her mind.

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