All winter long, I wanted to make myself a pair of handspun mittens. Too many other projects kept getting in the way, until one day, I just sat down and did it. Yes, one day was all it took! I cast on for these partway through the Oscars, and 24 hours later I was done with the pair. I can’t believe how fast a basic pair of mittens goes!
pattern: Warmest Mittens by Kris Percival
yarn: 125 yds. worsted-ish 2-ply, my handspun from Hello Yarn Fiber Club Shetland in “Sour Fig.” This was the original fiber:
One of my all-time favorites. I spun it up into this:
204 yds. So I have roughly 80 yards left of this bump, plus another 8 oz. of it unspun for a future project I already have plans for.
They were so fun to spin and knit, and they are a real treat to wear. I thought mitten weather was over, but I was wrong. It’s super-cold and windy today and I really should’ve had these on. They always make me happy!