Underwing Mitts

Few knitting designs have captivated me like Erica Heusser’s Underwing Mitts. All of her stunning accessory patterns feature intriguing colorwork designs, but the underwings spoke to me the loudest. As a little girl one of my favorite activities was to catch insects for my dad’s bug collection. Sometimes I caught them by hand–usually unsuspecting beetles…

Caswell Bay Fingerless Mitts

In October my daughter started asking for another pair of fingerless mitts, so her mitts were at the top of my 2017 knitting agenda. I had decided I would do the mitts in DK weight yarn because I knit the last few with fingering (it was like I was knitting socks), and I didn’t have…

Halloween Steampunk Mitts

When I ordered a Halloween mini skein set from Indie dyer Jennifer Thomassian–Knitsomniac Designs–I had no idea what I would make with them. In Alabama it typically doesn’t get cold at Halloween, but it can get a bit chilly. After a little research I decided on a pair of Halloween Steampunk Mitts. I had already purchased…