Here is the second of my patterns published in the new issue of Simply Knitting, available on the 6th December. These mittens are seriously cosy, knitted in Blacker Swan Falkland Islands wool DK, which sooo soft! The pattern came about by mistake when I was charting an old vintage chevron pattern and messed it up, so I flipped it over and ended up with this.
© Philip Sowels Future Publishing
The pattern is a simple two-colour Fair Isle design which is fun to create. The mittens are knitted in the round, increasing for the thumb, which is then added on afterwards. The pattern is charted clearly and is available in 3 sizes – Women’s Small-Large and Men’s large.
© Philip Sowels and Future Publishing
Simply Knitting issue 115 (January 14) is available on the 6th Dec (in all good newsagents!) and also contains my slip-stitch “Cute Cabled Socks” pattern. You can also purchase the magazine online it at myfavouritemagazines, where it will be available for 6 months, or as a digital issue from iTunes or Zinio.