"Properly practiced, knitting soothes the troubled spirit, and it doesn't hurt the untroubled spirit either." ~ Elizabeth Zimmerman


Ready For The Fair At Last

 A Rainbow for My Hands is ready for the fair. Somehow I managed to match them up pretty good (color repeat-wise) despite not having the first one in my possession while working on mitt 2. (It was on display at the shop.)

  My daughter kindly let me use her hands for modeling. Back:

 The second mitt worked up much faster than I expected. Palms:

I find the texture of Entrelac extremely fascinating. Don't you? So complicated looking, and yet, amazingly easy to do.

Using a yarn with long color changes will give you this wonderful effect of making it look like you spent a lot of time choosing your colors and deciding how to arrange them.

I showed them to one of my nephews the other day and he had a hard time understanding that the way the colors laid out was just the way the yarn is dyed. A happy 'accident', if you will.

I designed and made these mitts for a class I taught last April for CDA Yarn and Fiber.

If you want to make these mitts, you can, because I wrote up the pattern and posted it on my pattern blog for free. It is currently my most popular pattern. Click the link below to go to it:

Live long and prosper. \\//


  1. Those are so cute!!! I love the colors!

  2. J'adore tes mitaines,elles sont super! Bravo!
    J'ai fait ta connaissance sur HDPS.