19 February 2016

Basic, Bottom Up Mittens

Needles: 5mm, 80cms long circular needle.
Yearn: Aran weight or chunky yarn (whatever will to suit 5mm needles)

CO 12, using Judy's Magic Cast On.
Increase 4 stitches every other round, up to 32 stitches.

Knit until work measures 12cms.

Set 4 needles onto a pin.
Use a provisional cast on to cast on 6 stitches.

Knit until work meets the wrist.

Change to 4mm needles, decrease by 4stitches evenly spaced. K1, P1, until cuff is the disired length. Cast off.

Pick up the 10 thumb stitches and knit until thumb is the desired length.

14 February 2016

10 February 2016

Silja & Reggie Toe Up Socks - sock heel SSK, P2tog & K2tog

Much requested, I've made it as short as possible. This video shows only the SSK (slip, slip, knit) and the P2tog (purl 2 together) and the K2tog (knit 2 together) to complete the heel flap. It doesn't show the wraps and turns.