Fair Isle Mittens pattern in Simply Knitting 115

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.

Simply Knitting 115, Fair Isle DK© 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.

Simply Knitting 115 Fair Isle© 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 Zinio here.

5 thoughts on “Fair Isle Mittens pattern in Simply Knitting 115

  1. The socks and the mittens you have posted are enough to make me want to go and buy the magazine! I haven’t for a while, but those socks of yours are beautiful!

  2. Hi there! Love this pattern and look forward to making it! I just wanted to give you a head’s up, though, I came across this pattern on Ravelry and in the description there it says the pattern is part of the January 2013 issue, not the January 2014 issue. Luckily I looked here as well and saw that it was ’14, but wanted to let you know so people don’t grab the wrong issue. Thanks!


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