Fair Isle Mitts colorwork pattern

Knitting the Free Fair Isle Mitts Pattern

This page contains notes on knitting figerless mitts using stranded colorwork. I will be using Jamieson & Smith wool in five colors (added one, so six). This is a free pattern download at Ravelry for the Fair Isle Mitts. The pattern has charts and written instructions with two hand / palm motifs to choose from. […]

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Buying Yarn by Fiber Type

Once we want to take up the knitting craft, there are basics to know about buying yarn by fiber type.  It matters because if you want to knit a warm hat or pair of mittens, you will want to use a soft, yet cosy, yarn for the project.  Also fibers have varying thickness, or weights. […]

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