Pattern: Adapted from Anna Zilbourg’s Fancy Feet
Needles: US 4, 3.5 mm
Yarn: White is Classic Elite Yarns Classic One Fifty; Red is a mystery ball given to me at a guild meeting sometime.
Started: December 11th 2009
Finished: January 4th 2010
The great thing is that they match Mum’s coats. The bad news is that she is worried about losing them so she doesn’t wear them.
The mittens were worked top down with waste yarn for the thumb, which was knitted top down and grafted in after wards. The palms had the same pattern as you can see in the thumb:
I had hoped to knit them inside out (purl stitches out) but instinct took over and the rest, as they say, is history.