I read a good tip somewhere. I think it was in a sock project on Ravelry, but don't remember. I think it was a direction from a sock book. Anyway- it said to knit colorwork with the sock inside out. That way the stranding is less likely to be too tight- when it has to go around the outside of the sock instead of around the inside of the sock. Would work the same with mittens. I thought it sounded like a terrific idea- haven't tried it yet, though. Since I knit colorwork too tight, I think it would help!
I have never knit a pair of mittens before! I have KP's Line by Line Mittens to Gloves pattern, but haven't looked at it yet. Once I get that down pat, I would like to try some with Cables and some colorwork ones too! This will be the perfect chance to give it a whirl. I have some CitiTweed DK to use up too!
WoW Amy Youre Sure in the Right Place lol I can't WaiT for YoU gals to MeeT Julie (If you Dont already Know Her ) Oh My gosh I tease her about being the QueeN of MittenS but oh my since wayyy before Christmas Shes been on a FingerLess Glove Kick and I Think as I Write Shes got 4 Pair on the Needles & Her CableS are GorgeouS Absolutely Beautiful !! Now I'm a Bulky Mitten gal Myself lol DoeS AnyOne Happen to Know WhaT PatterN KelleY Will be Useing for her WeeklY ClaSS ??? I saw her say Magic Loop and Worsted Weight but No Mention of What PatterN she'd be Useing ??? I Dont want to Fall behind Waiting for a BooK to ArrivE !!
ok, here goes... Hi, I'm Julie. I like knitting fingerless gloves that have finger holes in sock weight yarn. I've done three pairs in the last three months, and I've got two more pairs on the needles right now with plans for another three or four when I get done with these. This is one of the pairs I'm working on right now:
it's done in stroll kettle dyed in "eggplant" on size two circs. I think for my next pair, I'll do them in lace weight on size ones.