Anyway, I decided a pair of worsted weight fingerless mitts would be a good idea since I had a pattern I'd been eyeing, and plenty of appropriate yarn. What I
Okay, I didn't have time to block them, the color's kind of wonky in this photo, and there's one tiny mis-crossed cable on the right mitt that I had to work hard to ignore, but overall, I'm really happy with how they turned out. And they look pretty good on, if I do say so myself:
|This is much closer to the actual color|
Sister-in-law was properly happy with her gift when she opened them, until Mr. Right made sure to let her know that I'd made them. She didn't believe him at first, then was all kinds of impressed. Definitely a knitworthy reaction, which was really fun.
And once I finished the mitts, I decided to knit a hat for her husband. Twice. But you'll have to wait until next week to hear that harrowing tale. You see, I'm currently knitting a fingering weight hoodie, so if I don't string out my recent FOs, I'll have nothing to share for eons. Until then, there are plenty of other goodies to check out over at FO Friday and Fiber Arts Friday. Go check 'em out!