Tag Archives: Mittens

Quarantine Bonus

When I knit that sweater I expected to use up the yarn, but wound up with a chunk leftover. Leftovers always feel to me like loose ends I should tie up, and it’s not like I’ve got anywhere to be, … Continue reading

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Mittens!

So, time has passed and I’m no closer to finishing that sweater. But on the bright side, I do have a pair of new mittens: Pretty, huh? Pattern is Effie yarn is some leftover Tosh Sock. Using up leftovers always … Continue reading

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Sleeves? What Sleeves?

So, I started on a sweater over Christmas vacation and I thought I’d be showing you the finished thing by now, but I got a bit bogged down with the sleeves. The ball of yarn seems to be shrinking faster … Continue reading

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Finally, Octopus Thumbs

Okay, so I guess octopuses don’t really have thumbs. But now my octopus mittens do: A finished pair of octopuses. I love them. The light green is pretty drab looking on its own but I like it paired with the … Continue reading

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Nothing Says Spring Like Mittens

Because I am me, while everyone else is pining for the day when they can put their winter stuff away, I’ve been knitting mittens. Look, new mittens! I made them with leftover scraps (from this sweater), which always makes me … Continue reading

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Lockwood & Mittens

Have you ever found yourself wondering what Ghostbusters would be like if they were kids in London? Actually, I can’t say I have, but luckily Jonathan Stroud has preemptively answered that one in The Screaming Staircase (Book 1 in Lockwood … Continue reading

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Elements of Murder and Mittens

My mom read a review of The Elements of Murder by John Emsley a while ago and mentioned it to me a couple of times and then gave me a copy for Christmas. It’s probably a sign of how many … Continue reading

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