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Remember these?
No, dear Reader you probably don't. I made them in April 2011 for my favourite brother in law, Kieran. We were all out to lunch today and he had them with him. One of them has a huge hole in the thumb gussett, and he asked if it was beyond repair. I was knitting Leon's current green socks at the time, but they were not the same shade of green. I asked if he minded if the mend would be visible and he said no. Bearing in mind Tom of Holland's Visible Mending Programme I decided to just do the repair as neatly as possible.

.I have to say I'm thrilled that these little mitts that I put together for Kieran are keeping his hand warm three years later. Maybe this year I'll make him a hat


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I was putting away the yarn from my mothers ASJ, which I have finished - it's having a bath right now, and I found this blue yarn:

Now, I'm pretty sure that the yarn I left at book club a month ago was Patonyle in navy, and that's what this is too! Either way, it is an exact match:

That's the old yarn and the one I just found, together, and they are the exact same colour!

There is only 13 grams, so I don't know if it will be enough to finish both sleeves, and the  iCord front, but if it is I won't have to wait another month to declare this project done!