Category mittens

My evil plan is working

All winter I’ve had a mental to-do list of knitting accessories far longer than what I’ve actually managed to get to. Try as I might, the fantasy knitter in my head is still a faster knitter than the knitter-me in reality. But spring has been slow in arriving so far this year, and reports have […]


Every year I knit myself at least one pair of mittens or gloves. And every year, half of the pair I wear most often somehow manages to get lost. I suppose this is the normal way of things – I see so many single mittens or gloves along the side of city paths or sidewalks, […]

Hello, People of the Pod

Pattern download link for most recent version, Dec 15th 2013: Podster mitts PDF For months now I’ve had this pattern brewing up in the back of my brain, just waiting for the opportune moment for me to cast on and write it out. After a while I started to think, “surely, someone else has done […]

It’ll be okay. Just think of mittens.

I said this very thing to a stressed out friend the other day. While it is true that she is also a knitter and might have successfully interpreted “just think of mittens” as “maybe you should take your mind off stuff by knitting some mittens, because they are small and fun and very useful now […]


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