Sunday, November 02, 2014

Mitten Immersion

It's been a super fantastic, wonderful weekend. I spent two and a half days at the Little Red Mitten learning about mittens from Beth Brown-Reinsel. 

Before the weekend, I put a hustle on the gloves and got them done in a record time of 12 days. I am so proud of them, I took several victory laps showing them off to all and sundry.

Look at the point pinky tip:

I'm already plotting and planning a pair for Jim. They yarn is picked, and now I'm on the hunt for the right motifs. 

But not this weekend. This weekend I did this:
And together the whole class did this:

And I also learned how to do twined knitting so now I've started to do this:

Which is like a whole brand new way to knit. It's twined knitting. I've tried it before, but Beth's teaching made it click and now I'm off and running.

Even gaining an extra hour today, from falling back to standard time, there still isn't enough time to do all the knitting I want to do.