I finished knitting these mitts just before the end of the year. They’re the Spring Bloom Mitts designed by Rachel Atkinson for Loop London. It’s a free pattern, if you want to try: link
They didn’t take long to make. Mitts are are always good for quick gratification.
The yarn is Malabrigo Rios in Azul Profundo. I had it left over from another project. These took less than a skein. Rios is one of those nice, soft wools that feels almost cottony. It reminds me of Madelinetosh Tosh DK. I’d say the weight is between Tosh DK and Vintage.
Even though I’m not hiding from the world anymore, I don’t think I’ll stop making tiny mice.
Here’s one of the three I did.
The skilled and talented Ann Wood provided a free pattern for them, in case you want to try to make some. Here’s a link: link.
I sent the other two to live with my mother-in-law, a true lover of mice.
I gave all three mice scarves to wear, because it’s cold.
The mice are an easy and fun project. They use small scraps of felt and fabric, and I stuffed mine with the snippets of felt left from cutting out mouse parts, yarn ends I cut from my knitting and crochet, frayed scraps of fabric, that kind of thing.
One more angle:
I hope you’re having a good Friday.