And the Winner is…

Carrie! She receives a copy of “Texting Mitts” from Leisure Arts. Carrie, I’ll be emailing you later today to get your mailing address to send the booklet to.

Now if you didn’t win the copy there are still lots of chances.  Just visit some of the other blogs that were involved in my tour this past week.

Ellen Gormely of Go Crochet is giving away a copy, you need to enter her drawing by 11:59 pm Monday February 18th.

Julia Chambers of Aberrant Crochet is giving away a copy, you need to enter the drawing by 2p (CST) February 19th.

Lindsey Stephens of Poetry in Yarn is giving away a copy, you need to enter her drawing before 11:59pm February 20th.

Jocelyn Sass of Cute Crochet Chat  is giving away a copy, drawing will be Thursday, February 21st.

If you missed the other 2 reviews this week, you can find them at the links below:

Susan Lowman, The Crochet Architect

Kathryn of Crochet Concupiscence

Meanwhile I am working on making each pair of mitts in the booklet in LYS sock and fingering weight yarns from my stash. Currently I am working on the “Small V-St Mitts” using Zitron Trekking.

SmVsin progress

I like to work my mitts 2-at-a-time, because I really struggle with 2nd Sock Syndrome. Basicially any project that requires 2 indential or mirror pieces can be a struggle for me. So I either use 2 balls of yarn, or seperate my 1 ball into 2 equal size/weight pieces. Then I work the foundations and rounds in turns.

I always feel like the work goes faster, and I don’t have to start at the beginning to make the 2nd mitt. No more 2nd Sock Syndrome. Give it a try the next time you are crocheting a pair of something.

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