Monday, July 7, 2008

M is for Mittens

I knit these mittens with Lion Brand Magic Stripes in Lumberjack, overdyed purple.

When they were finished, I felt that the wrists were too short, so I improvised a crochet edging. I'm pretty pleased with them now.

I had my ultra-winterproof skiing mittens and fingerless gloves, but nothing in between.

My fingers really are that freakishly long. I should really learn to play the


Veronica said...

Cute! I like the fix on the cuffs- I am really bad at estimating length, and I will have to keep that in mind!

Kirsten said...

The crochet edging is a really beautiful touch. Sometimes the best things happen out of necessity.

I like the overdye too.

CraftyGryphon said...

That's actually a very pretty finish. I wouldn't have known it was a kludge unless you'd told us!