It’s too hot to wear these, but…

…here are some mittens I finished a bit ago. They only took me a little over a year to finish. o.O


Pattern: A Bird in the Hand Mittens by Jorid Linvik
Yarn: Noro Silk Garden Sock in a variegated blue and a variegated beige.
Needles: US 2.5
Started: January 16, 2009
Finished: March 9, 2010

I really enjoyed working on these. The only reason they took so long is because I kept setting them aside to work on other things. They were the red-headed stepchildren of my project basket, poor things. But now they are done, just in time for…summer! Doh! Oh well. At least I’m prepared for this next winter!


I have yet to duplicate stitch the bird on the palm (hence the ‘bird in the hand’) or the red heart, but that’s because I haven’t found the yarn I want to use to do that yet. They are nice and toasty – the silk garden sock yarn is very silky and scrumptious – the perfect yarn for mittens!

Happy Knitting!

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About knitsbyheather

I'm a TKGA certified Master Knitter. I'm a knitwear designer and a knitting instructor. I'm also a stay at home and homeschooling mom of two wonderful boys. They sure keep me on my toes! When I'm not teaching or chasing around the boys, I'm knitting, designing, or reading!!
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