I started making these mittens several years ago and sold them to raise awareness and funds for the Alzheimer's Association of Colorado. They were fun to make and the money goes to a good cause. The mittens are made from up-cycled 100% wool sweaters and lined with soft fleece. My time and materials are donated so 100% of your purchase goes directly to the Alzheimer's Association. I keep threatening to stop making them but people keep buying them - it snows here in Colorado. If you are interested in buying mittens (a mere $25/pair) please contact me at email@example.com.
The mittens "before" when they are still sweaters,
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