Then I avoided mittens like the plague - as looking back - I could see how awful the initial ones were.
That was like 4-ish years ago - and I have not made mittens since!
Being a Canadian, mittens are a staple in our winter and the capability to make matching toque / scarf / mittens is important. So, I signed up for a Craftsy class - which I must admit - I am LOVING! The first pattern in the class is a 5-in-1 adventure - which really just means that the pattern covers 1. mittens 2. fingerless mittens 3. convertible fingerless mittens 4. fingerless gloves 5. gloves. phew! So, I decided I would make convertible fingerless mittens with a convertible thumb (yes, iPhone users! You can use your phone and keep your hands warm at the same time! Mind. Blown.)
I got one mitten done and posted a picture on Ravelry and was incredibly excited when I received a note asking if my picture could be used for the pattern page! Well, yes, yes, you may! *glee!*
|This is the colour they really are!|
|Look how goofy the thumb looks. Only downside.|
|Second mitten is fini!|
And just because I'm on the page of things that TOTALLY aren't knitted. Here's some random crafty stuff I've done lately. :)
Can't lie. Got the idea from Pinterest.
|Another Pinterest idea.|
Just have to make the