Archive for mittens

WIP Wednesday

Posted in Knitting with tags , , , , on December 14, 2011 by annatestadoro

I’ve got two projects today, one was started at the Christmas market on Saturday. It’s a mitten for Luke:

You might notice that I left a hole for a thumb…I had actually knitted in the thumb and it simply didn’t work. Luke was very uncomfortable when I tried to push his little thumb into the glove and even though I used the right amount of stitches it was just too small. So, I’ve decided not to add a thumb, which means frogging up to the point where the current hole for the thumb is. It’s a little annoying, but I think the mitten (and its partner) will get more wear out of them if they’re thumbless.

The second project is one of the three orders from the Christmas market, a scarf for a 1-year old. The guy who ordered it saw me knitting the mitten and liked the yarn so much that he chose that for the scarf.

Mountain of Goodies

Posted in Knitting with tags , , , , , , , , , , , on February 22, 2009 by annatestadoro

Last weekend I finally gave my brother and his girlfriend the mountain of baby clothes I made. They really liked them, which is good!



It did turn out to be a huge pile of little jumpers, socks, booties, trousers, overalls, and so on.