Winter Mittens For Little Kittens

I have been meaning to make these for a few weeks and now the weather is bitter I can wait no more.

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Challenge: Easy ♡

What you will need:
→ A snuggly jumper or cardigan [fabric] (mine was an old Gap one that had been shrunk in the wash)
→ tissue/tracing paper
→ scissors
→ pins
→ pencil

Instructions:

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1. Trace around your littlies hand. Make a curve around the fingers rather than drawing them precisely. 

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2. Draw another line about 1cm away from your first. This is your seam allowance. Cut out.

3. Turn your fabric inside out.

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4. Pin your pattern to the fabric. If your pattern fits, place it on the sleeve as it will give you a lovely ribbed end. I pinned my a little way up the sleeve so that it gave me a big ribbed end which could be turned over [see end photo].

5. Stitch around your pattern. I found it easier to stitch over the paper and rip it off afterwards.

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6. Cut out. Turn right way out.

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♥ Enjoy your toasty mittens ♥
☆ Send me photos of your 52create:Mittens so I can see your sweet creations☆

Tip:
Stitch a length of elastic to each one and thread though your child’s coat sleeves so your beloved 52create project doesn’t get lost [measure from tip of fingers to other fingers, of child’s outstretched arms].

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