Monday, December 27, 2010

New Videos - Bulky Mittens (Ultimate Sweater Machine)

I finally got the mitten video finished!  This is a match-up for the scarf and hat made on the Ultimate Sweater Machine.  As you do this mitten, you will practice:

  • The double e-wrap cast-on
  • Latching up ribbing
  • Decreases
  • Increases
  • Gathered cast-on for thumb
  • Mattress stitch steams
  • Latched trim
This is not a fancy or expensive machine, and yet, look what nice things we were able to make, and how quickly!




12 comments:

  1. Yeah!!! I was hoping the mittens were coming!! I love this set!! Whoo hoo!!! THANK YOU SO MUCH!!! :)

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  2. Thank you SO MUCH Diana for all your videos!!!

    Every new project of yours is like another Christmas present for me :)

    Happy Holidays!

    Anna.

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  3. This makes a very nice set, thank you. Lots of good skills learned!

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  4. Diana, you are fabulous!!! I have been knitting for 30 years but still love to watch your videos. I am teaching a new student on the LK150 so your videos are excellent for tutoring. Thank you for doing them. Happy New Year.Arlene from AZ

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  5. Hi, Diana! I love these mittens, and I do own the USM, but I hate using it, except when I need lots of needles (I have 2 extensions for it). I would prefer to do these on the Brother 260 bulky machine. Any idea what keyplate 1 translates to on the tension dial particularly since the Brother is an 8mm machine and the USM is a 9mm machine?

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  6. Whoops! I meant since the USM is 8mm and the Brother is 9mm. I always get those two sizes mixed up!

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  7. Merci beaucoup pour ce tuto ! J'ai réalisé avec plaisir mes premières mitaines !!

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  8. Merci beaucoup pour ce tuto ! Je suis ravie d'avoir mes mitaines !!

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  9. Merci pour ce tuto ! J'ai enfin mes premières moufles !!

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  10. Diana, after my success with your hat I'm off to make these mittens! I really appreciate your generosity in making these available. I found my Incredible Sweater Machine in a thrift shop and would hardly know what to do with it. Your work is much appreciated.

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  11. Your videos are amazing, is there any way we can know how to size down this pattern for children?

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    1. My book, "The Goldilocks Challenge," has it in size 4, 8, 12, women and men.

      Diana

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