Tiny Painter: Cable Knit Hand Warmers & A Tiny Miracle. First off, I have to tell someone because I am so relieved!
This weekend my favorite mittens and my car keys went missing, I checked every tiny nook and cranny of my home trying to figure out where they could have gone! By Sunday night I thought I was completely crazy and decided the only thing left to do was pray. I'm not Catholic, but my Mom grew up Catholic and I have learned little things about it throughout the years, and I knew that St. Anthony was the patron saint of lost articles (or something like that?)... Kastanienfeuer pattern by Jessica Leigh. I’ve had the good fortune to spend my holidays in central Europe twice.
As I was knitting these mittens, I kept finding myself thinking of the specific traditions of the area I visited in Germany: candied nuts, mulled wine, and roasted chestnuts. These mittens are knit in brioche stitch with cables flickering their way across the backs like little flames. They’re knitted in relatively fine yarn, but the brioche stitch makes them feel thick and warm. I chose a possum-merino blend because the dark possum fiber adds depth to the stitch pattern and tends to reduce pilling – very useful for mittens! If you choose a fiery color, you too will be thinking of chestnut flames: Kastanienfeuer. Kastanienfeuer mittens : Knitty.com - Winter 2015. Cuff (Left and Right) CO 44[50, 58] sts using the long-tail tubular cast on method (see Notes).
Knit by bit: simple cable mitts. LoveKnitting | Welcome to 2016!
Start your year off with a bang, and learn how to knit a simple cable. Get started with this free pattern for simple cable mitts. I love a new year – I’m the first person to crack open a new notebook and set goals and resolutions to become a better person in the next 12 months. My goals can be anything from learning a new language with Duolingo, to getting back on my running schedule, to learning something new. >Free pattern Friday : Frothy Gothy Wristwarmers. Just for April: Edited to add:I’m adding some notes at the end of the pattern to allow you to customise to different yarns, lengths, gauges etc.
Frothy Gothy Wristwarmers based on my Garter lace Mittens 1 x 50 gram ball of any DK [ 8 ply or sport ] yarn that will yield a gauge of 22 stitches to 4″ over stocking/stockinette stitch. Exact gauge isn’t hugely important but close is good! 1294. The Daily Skein. Simple, cute mittens are always in style.
Add a funny name and how can you lose? The name is a combination of “cable: and “bobble” inspired by the off-center cable which features small, easy bobbles for interest. The afterthought thumb is simple to knit and the shaping at the top of the mitten makes a very flat top. This is a great project for some luxury or handspun yarn. The purple mittens shown were snatched up by my sister last year. Magnolia in english. Cabled mittens engl. Tulip Gloves (Vintage)KnitWiki. Honeycombmitts. Knitting and so on: Pieces of Eight Mitts.
It was a topological challenge for me to get these mitts right.
These fancy fingerless gloves are knitted in one piece (no yarn cutting involved) beginning at the thumb. The "Eight”-Shape is achieved by increasing in the first part of a row, and decreasing in the second part. This work by Knitting and so on is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International License. Two german versions of these have been written by Renate Schattschneider: Eine deutsche Version von diesen Handschuhen wurde von Renate Schattschneider erstellt: A crochet version of this pattern - called Octavo Fingerless Gloves - is available here. Techniques A knitter who wants to knit these mitts should know the following techniques: k1, yo, k1 into the same stitch and p1, yo, p1 into the same stitch (i.e. double increases)Cable cast-on midwork: As shown in this video.Three-needle bind-off – as shown here: stockinette & garter stitch.