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What are good materials to use for knitting mittens?

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Knitting mittens requires knitting needles, yarn, a yarn needle and a crochet hook. A notebook, pen and tape measure are useful, but are not necessary.

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What are good materials to use for knitting mittens?
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The size, weight and material of knitting needles vary. Many knitting needles are made of metal, plastic or wood. Types of yarn also vary, though a warm material such as wool is often recommended for knitting mittens. A yarn needle helps to connect different pieces of yarn or string, while a crochet hook helps save dropped stitches. A notebook, pen and tape measure may be useful for beginners who wish to record progress on a specific pattern.

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