Fisherman’s mittens

Some things take a long time to complete. Perhaps the satisfaction of finishing them is greater that the quick projects? Or is it a feeling of relief? A little of both, I suppose.

Janna wearing the Fisherman's mittens

This pair of mittens have been on the needles since November 2008. I really like them, but they turned out too narrow for my hands, so I gave them to my dear friend J. I managed to convince her to pose with them for me!

Janna and the Fisherman's mittens

Pattern: Fisherman’s mittens from Knitting Fair Isle Mittens and Gloves
Design: Unknown
Yarn: Garnstudio Drops Alpaca. Used double through out.
Needles: 2,5 mm dpns
Started: 3 November 2008
Finished: 22 January 2015
Modifications: I think that my decreases are a bit different from the pattern, I tried to duplicate the first mitten when completing the second.

Fisherman's mittens

Fisherman's Mittens

Fisherman's Mittens

The photos above were taken on January 28th, when we still had snow. Spring is on the way, and the snow has melted, but it’s been quite cold so far and I still use mittens everyday.

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6 thoughts on “Fisherman’s mittens

  1. Lovely! And what a lucky person to receive such hand made goodness! Still knitting mittens, socks , and a Kate Davis designed hat….even though I know spring is just around the corner. It is , isn’t it? I’ll just keep knitting. Love you blog, so glad to have discovered it!

  2. Oh la laaa! Hade helt förträngt detta lilla inlägg och såg det först idag 🙂
    Underbara vantar! Tack ❤

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