The Vermont school teacher behind the now-viral mittens worn by Senator Bernie Sanders during President Joe Biden’s inauguration on Wednesday said she’s been flooded with requests from people wanting to buy a pair.
But they’re no longer for sale. “Thanks for all the interest in Bernie’s mittens!” Jen Ellis wrote on Twitter. “I’m so flattered that Bernie wore them to the inauguration.
Sadly, I have no more mittens for sale. There are a lot of great crafters on ETSY who make them.” The mittens that sparked thousands of internet memes were made from repurposed sweaters and recycled plastic the 42-year-old who works as a second-grade teacher in Essex Junction, Vermont, with her partner, Liz, and their kindergarten-age daughter. “I don’t have