Lined Snow Mittens knitting pattern

Jan 17th, 2021 knitting, patterns

Lined mittens are extra warm because of the insulating space trapped between the layers. The inner layer is soft and warm on your hands while the outer layer helps keep snow and moisture out, and the air caught in between adds a buffer against extreme temperatures.  Making mittens double layered also allows you to combine a variety of yarns to take advantage of the properties…

all in all

Jan 24th, 2009 knitting

My Textured Shrug from Glam Knits is finished, and I really love it. I’ve already worn it a couple of times (since it takes a few days to get pictures in this freezing weather!), and it’s such a delight to wear! The high neck in the back of the collar feels like a wooly, warm hug. And the sleeve length is very versatile… great for…

black & tan

Nov 1st, 2008 knitting

Earlier this week, I dropped everything I was knitting to start a new project: Herringbone Mittens. It was one of those fits of “startitis,” in which I was suddenly seized by a need to knit 2-color mittens for myself, with utter disregard for the other projects I am trying to finish. I finished the first mitten this morning, and it went so quickly that I…