On the Needles: Art Deco Mittens

I spent some time this weekend on the Art Deco Mittens for our custom mitten winner Beth.
Art Deco Mittens
The cuff is done and I’ve moved on to the hand. It’s been a little tricky getting the hang of working with three colors at once. I just need to remember to make sure each color gets twisted every third or forth stitch so there are no long floats. Surprisingly, the yarns aren’t getting as twisted as I was afraid they would. I really love the way they are looking so far.
Art Deco Mittens
Originally, the palm of the mittens was going to be the same as the back of the hand. I started thinking about it and thought a different design might be more interesting. So, I ended up repeating the same motif that I used on the cuff. Luckily, Beth liked it too.

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3 Comments to On the Needles: Art Deco Mittens
    • Kim D
    • These are just beautiful!!! I really love how you have shared the whole process with us–from the idea, to the paper design, to the needles.

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