Saturday, November 15, 2008

Hats and mittens everywhere

This is my first pair of magical mittens.



They're made from Filatura Di Crosa 127 Print i picked up at my LYS stix-n-stitches.


The fingers still give me a little problem but I'm getting better. Us 50 somethings just need a little more time to pick things up.


So I started the second pair and made two right handed gloves! Don't ask! Yes then I made a pair of left hand gloves.


There are many ways to fasten the flap but I like the snaps. I will try to find snips that match the color of the yarn for the next pair.
They're made from Knit Picks Swish Superwash.


Here is my daughter Pepper with a hat she recently made and her new magical mittens.


Perfect match if I do say so myself.


This Flap Cap is a pattern from Mighty Mitts & Flap Caps a book by Cottage Creations,which was given to me by my friend Jackie.


I used Bazic Wool superwash by Class Elite. I'm new to fair isle and love doing it.


This was my daughter Zel's first fair isle project. The pattern is nordic-headband by Heidi Nyberg. She turned it into a very nice hat.

I am off to pick a pattern for a scarf I will make for a fellow Chalk Dust Knitters. Karen had this great idea that we make scarves for each other for Christmas.
I'm not good with deadlines but she said, "You have over a month!" I still feel pressure but it will be nice to have something made by someone in the group.

15 comments:

Michelle said...

Cute mittens! I love the fair isle too!

lizzzknits said...

Your "ooops" of the two right handed mittens gave you an easy gift on hand for the second set! They came out great. You HAVE been a busy little knitter!

Amanda said...

Beautiful knitting.

petrina said...

the blue flap over mittens are so cute! Very useful during winter, especially when taking public transport

Hege said...

Great colors on the green pair!

cornchowder said...

oh my gosh~ I looove your mittens!! I so need to find time to make myself a pair also! and your hats are BEAUTIFUL~~ :)

RiaRe said...

I love everything....such beautiful work!!!!!!

Timiae said...

I will definitely have to make me a pair of those mittens! So cute and I love the style.

Great stranded/Fair Isle knitting! Isn't it fun? I love that hat.

Tekgirl said...

I love the mittens!- I've been looking for a pattern to make a pair of these for ages and ages and yours are so pretty. I'm just going to have to make some as well now :)

Megan said...

I've always wanted to make those mittens! They look great.
I made my husband socks out of the same color in the Knit Picks Swish yarn. I used the Thuja pattern from an old issue of Knitty.

hope said...

Hi. Thanks for visiting my blog. I love yours and I especially love the mittens. I've been thinking about making the exact same ones. I'll be a regular here from now on.

Sel and Poivre said...

Wow - talk about productive! You and your daughter have done some beautiful work that looks like its going to be wonderful to wear and enjoy as the weather turns cold!

LenaL said...

They are really lovely, the magical mittens! Isn't it a great idea? I intend to do a pair myself, sometime ...

Take good care of yourself!

picperfic said...

it all looks great but I love the ear flap hat the best! I have recently made a babies and bears pattern and I loved it!

Breien in Lansingerland said...

Ohhh.... that is really clever! I mean the fingerless mitts with cap ;-)