Fingerless mittens · Knitting · Mittens

Green and yellow

More wintry pictures? Why not. Up here in the Arctic we’ve gone from roasting +30 °C to almost 0 °C with horizontal sleeting in a matter of couple of days. So what’s a couple of snowy pictures in the middle of summer?

Fingerless mittens

When I saw the pattern for these fingerless mittens, I knew that I would have to give them a go, even though I think it’s slightly daft to have a seam on mittens. The pattern is Beatrix by Drops Design, and it’s free. I used Novita’s Florica yarn from my stash. It’s a crazy combination of green and yellow but I didn’t want to buy any yarn and I wanted the colours to really stand out. Hence green and yellow. The yellow was actually dyed with Kool-Aid some years ago.

Fingerless mittens

The mittens are knitted with 3 dpn’s back and forth. The pattern is quite simple, although I did get my brain into a knot at first and I got all my increases in the wrong place. Once I got my brain rebooted, it was quite simple.

Fingerless mittens

Just waiting for autumn now to wear these mittens. No wait, what am I talking about, it’s summer in the Arctic. The day to wear mittens could arrive any time.

Happy knitting!

10 thoughts on “Green and yellow

    1. Thanks. They say that summer doesn’t start up here until at Midsummer (end of June), so it’s still basically spring. Many times I’ve washed all the winter clothes and put them away, only to dig them out again. It shows that I’m not local here (I’m a southerner) 🙂

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  1. I wasn’t sure about them until the photo of them on and now I think they look great. They are tempting me to have a go with some handspun yarn in my stash. I wore fingerless mitts a few times this week as it’s been chilly here too, but no snow unfortunately….I’d much prefer it to all the rain we’ve had.

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