Monday, December 27, 2010
Christmas Knitting: C's Bella Mitts
I am pleased that I got 3 projects fully started and completed before Christmas was here, in just 1 month or so. (I had 2 partial hats and one yet-to-be-cast-on bag on Christmas Eve. One hat is now complete.)
Today I'll share with you a favorite pattern of mine, Phenomenon. Those of you in Ravelryland know what this pattern is and how popular it has become. Others of you may recognize it from this post when I talked about making them for a friend of mine as a trade for my business logo. It's a relatively quick pattern. If I could just sit and knit all day I could whip these puppies out in just a day or two. But life doesn't move that way, does it?
my sister's hands. She's a lover of pink, and I'm a lover of blue. It's been that way for a long, long time. And yes, I know this color is not pink, but it's lovely, and right up her alley. I think she likes them. (At least I'll pretend she does, especially since she's already worn them outside the house!)
Brooklyn Tweed's (otherwise known as Jared Flood) Shelter in colorway Thistle. This is a beautiful yarn that begs for texture. No plain ol' stockinette stitch here, folks. The cabling turn out beautifully, especially after a nice, gentle blocking.
Overall, this was a successful gifting and I foresee these mittens getting a lot of use! :) Hooray!! I am really looking forward to when I knit my mom's Christmas gift from Shelter in Almanac!