So almost a month afterwards, I am finally posting my efforts from the Friday Night Sew-In. I've been working on some mittens for my friend, and managed to finish one mitten (by adding the thumb), and crochet most of another one. Since then, I have also added the buttons, and sent them to her. She appears to be quite pleased with them. The only downside is they are slightly too big; but I think that's because I was using slightly chunkier wool than I should have! Ah well!
Here they are: