Wednesday, 11 February 2015

Mittens

I finished the thumbs on my mittens. They look a little funny and triangular but they are crazy warm and functional so I'm happy. I realized when I started putting them together when I decreased the number of stitches from the pattern, I forgot to decrease the number of stitches for the thumb itself. As a result, the thumbs would have been giant if I made them the proper size. The problem with that is that I didn't have enough yarn left for giant thumbs hence the triangular shape as I had to shrink them down pretty quickly. I think the second attempt (one on right) turned out slightly better.

First pair of successfully knitted mittens!
The long wrists will be fantastic for the cold.

6 comments:

Anonymous said...

Good job on the mittens, I like them!
Karen.

Anonymous said...

The funniet thing about this post is the wool sock and warm mitts and SHORTS! Your apt must be warm except for the floors!

Amy Watson said...

Pretty!!

helen soucoup said...

Well done! What next?

Alley said...

Haha the shorts are more my signal of "I'm not leaving the apartment today or putting on pratical clothing." But also yes, the apartment is quite warm.

Alley said...

A hat! I've sadly already had to take it out once already. Good thing I wasn't very far along....