I finally got to schedule some time with my busy nieces, and we finally got to photograph the latest knitwear, and luck had it that at the moment we started, so did the rain. None the less, we had a lovely time shooting while cozied up in warm knitteds, beneath a single cramped corner of an overhang in the entryway to the rather gothic church on Oak Street. Good times had!
Yesterday and today I made myself one of my most recent designs,
a pair of Twists Mitts to match the colorway of my favorite walking shirt…
I thought the result was pretty successful, and I love the yarn (Berocco Ultra Alpaca). The shirt is an old wool thrift shop find from a few years ago, and I have worn just about every day 7 months out of the year. Anyway, I have been knitting up these mitts recently, trying different yarns and colors. I’m very happy with this simple & very rustic design with cables that almost seem asymmetric and give affect of deep waves which create amazing warmth.
I hope you try knitting yourself a pair to see for yourself how fun these are to make and how amazingly warm they are!