My WIP this week is a pair of Santa mittens for the Pine Ridge children. I saw a picture online of cute, easy mittens with a Santa face – no pattern – but it will be easy to adapt my favorite mitten pattern. I’ve completed the hat portion and part of the face, doing two-at-a-time. I’m using #4 worsted yarn and #7 circular needles. My “go-to” pattern for easy mittens is here: https://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/handy-mittens—with-fingerless-option
I completed the lace portion of the cowl that I started last week and, as I feared, the lace work was not up to par. I unraveled it and finished off the piece as a short neck warmer.
I’m still looking for a good pattern for a neck warmer that extends down onto the chest (without lace).
2 thoughts on “Knitting – WIP Wednesday – Santa Mittens”
Every time I see your beautiful work I do so wish we lived closer so I could be a student. I can hardly wait to see the finished piece. And, I know all about ripping out. 🙂
I’m sorry I can’t help you with a pattern, but I look forward to seeing Santa appear on the mittens!