Knitting Recently

Hi friends!

I hope you are doing fine!

I thought I could just stop by here for a little while and show you a few bits and pieces that I have finished knitting recently.

Knitting has been bringing me a so much joy these days.

Soooo, the sweater you can see above has been made for my son. He is a huge Charlie Brown and Peanuts fan. Hence the zig-zag sweater.



And then Charlie Brown socks followed. They are quite slippery though, that has yet to be solved.



These! Twisted headbands. They are so addictive! And amazingly useful!

You can find a tutorial on my site here.



I made another sweater for my son. It’s quite oversized and should last him a couple of years.

Also, it seems I used two different color lots… but I don’t mind it a lot.



Another headband. This one has cables, my all-time favorite.



Love knit cables!



And here’s another set. So chunky, soft and warm!



Socks. I finally brought myself to knitting proper socks. It makes me really happy.

These were toe-up socks made with short row heel.

Another addiction!



Big wrap or shawl. I will show you this one once it’s finished.



And a cute set for my son. It a hat, a cowl and mittens. I did not even know these items are so easy to make! Like really!

Well, that’s that for now.

But there’s so much more to come. I can’t wait to show you!

See you soon, friends!




Gray Mittens


The thing is… – I would like to show you this.


Then there’s this I would like you to focus your attention upon.

And – last but not least – there’s this.

Oh… I am sorry… there’s nothing to see in the direction my finger is pointing towards.

What I’m really ‘humbly’ trying to show you are my newly finished mittens.

What am I like?

In fact, I love this pattern.

I love it so much I will probably post a tutorial on it soon…

Oh, have you ever seen a crazier person than me?

Oh my!

Seriously, what is that…?

Gaby, Blue Mittens And A Snowman

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Recently I’ve finished knitting these blue fingerless mittens for my dear nephew.

I asked him to be a model for a little while and wear the mittens for a teeny photo shoot.

He was very kind and professional and without any hesitation he agreed.

So together we went outside and took some nice pictures.

These mittens are made for some serious use.

They can endure a real tree climbing.

And once you are able to climb a tree you are a real winner!

Wow, what a gorgeous pose.

And what gorgeous fog around you.

And of course, how could we not strike a pose next to our beloved snowman?

Thank you Gaby, it was a pleasure to cooperate with you.

You are a precious friend indeed.

(If you’d like to make similar mittens feel free and follow the pattern here.)

Fingerless Mittens

pattern knit fingerless mittens

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This is a story of a girl who was trying to knit with four double-pointed needles for the first time in her whole life.

The story is going to be exciting yet scary.

She struggled…

She felt sad and lonely…

The needles kept attacking her repeatedly …

She even considered wearing protective glasses to save her from having her eyes poked out.

But ultimately she succeeded!

Because she NEVER gives up.

She’s no member of  “The Quitters Club” and she’s never going to be!

For those of you who want to see how it felt to be her the story is as follows:

pattern knit fingerless mittens

1. With double-pointed needles, cast on 39 stitches. (Cast your stitches onto 1 needle only. Divide the stitches evenly among 3 needles by slipping them onto 2 more needles.)

2. Once all 3 needles have the same number of stitches, lay the needles flat on a table (or a sofa if you are really have to), loosely lined up end to end. (Your right-most needle should have the working yarn.)

3. Take the left needle in your left hand and the right needle in your right hand. Bring the needles together to form a triangle with the middle needle. Pick up your fourth needle. With the triangle still in place (and the working yarn on the right needle), knit the stitches onto the left needle, pulling working yarn tightly to join.

Are you wondering what you are doing right now?

Well, I will tell you – you are now KNITTING IN THE ROUND!

Can you believe it?

pattern knit fingerless mittens

4. Don’t be afraid and knit 57 rounds.

pattern knit fingerless mittens

5. And now the magic is going to happen.

In round 58, using scrap yarn as your working yarn, knit 7 stitches off the beginning of your next needle.

Do you have a clue what that could be good for?

At this point I started to doubt the sanity of the people who’d written the pattern.

But then I saw…!

And was utterly amazed (hint – it’s got something to do with a thumb).

pattern knit fingerless mittens

6. Now slip these stitches back onto the needle they came from.

pattern knit fingerless mittens

7. With your main yarn, knit across the scrap-yarn stitches as well as the rest of the stitches on that needle.

pattern knit fingerless mittens

8. Knit the rounds 59 through 83 with the main yarn.

pattern knit fingerless mittens

9. Bind off loosely.

pattern knit fingerless mittens

10. And now we are going to make the thumb opening.

Remove the scrap yarn carefully.

pattern knit fingerless mittens

11. See? A hole has formed. But don’t be scared! That’s how it’s supposed to be – everything is just aaaaaall right.

There’s a series of loops above and below the hole.

Pass 1 empty double pointed needle through the top 7 loops and another through the bottom 7 loops.

You just have to find seven up and down, there’s no other way!

With a third needle and a new piece of yarn knit the 7 stitches on the bottom row, pick up and knit 2 loops at the end of the thumb opening. Now knit the 7 stitches on the top row, pick up and knit 2 loops at the opposite end of the thumb opening.

pattern knit fingerless mittens

12. Divide the 18 stitches among 3 needles and knit 14 rows.

13. Bind off loosely.

pattern knit fingerless mittens

And of course don’t you forget to make the second mitten too – that one might come in handy in case you are a proud owner of two hands (that’s not a nice kind of humor; shame on me…).

To see where I’ve found the original pattern you can click this if you dare to lose the contact with my wonderful site for a while .

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