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gorgeous, warm, inexpensive mittens - anyone got any recommendations?

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Callisto Thu 16-Dec-10 17:58:37

I need a pair of lovely, soft and very warm mittens for my mum for Christmas. She has advanced MS so gets very cold hands and her hands are getting a bit claw shaped so suede/sheepskin mittens are not really an option. Stretchy is best. If anyone has any ideas or recommendations I'd be very grateful. I don't want to spend more that £20 if poss as this is an add-on to her 'main' present.

Thanks all.

tulpe Thu 16-Dec-10 18:42:28

Have you thought about buying ski mits? Not terribly glam but very warm.

tulpe Thu 16-Dec-10 18:43:06

okay, just read your thread title properly. Ski Mits not a great option for the "gorgeous" element

CherryTheRedNosedMonster Thu 16-Dec-10 18:46:27

can you knit? it doesnt take long to knit mittens,and if you buy posh wool they would be lovely

BabyValentine Thu 16-Dec-10 19:26:08

How about...

fatface £12.50

John Lewis £15 out of stock online, but might be in stock in-store?

accessorize £14

BabyValentine Thu 16-Dec-10 19:27:26

Just read your OP again - perhaps those options won't be warm enough?

BabyValentine Thu 16-Dec-10 19:30:23

lots more choice at ASOS

Callisto Fri 17-Dec-10 08:21:08

I love the Accessorise ones - I shall check them out at the weekend.

Thanks so much everyone and may all your present-buying be stress-free.

starfishmummy Fri 17-Dec-10 08:38:01

Agree with Cherry - knit some. It's possible to do a pair in two or three evenings.

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