Denise's NeedleWorks
Location: Ames, Iowa, United States

I am wife to Jeff, homeschool mom to 8, a knit and crochet teacher and totally addicted to knitting, crocheting and other fiber arts. After knitting, crocheting and sewing my own clothing from the age of 10 on, I studied textiles & clothing in college. That lead me to 25 years of custom dressmaking and alterations work, while sewing, knitting and crocheting for my growing children. I have worked in the yarn industry for the past 3 years and have been designing my own knitting patterns. Visit my web site at Find me as DeniseInIowa on

Sunday, January 16, 2011

Kitty Selbu mittens

I finished the first mitten! This one went really fast. Maybe it was because I really wanted to see it finished? Now I know I will have at least one mitten to display at Arnhild's Retreat with the patterns that I have ordered for the retreat store.

Again, it is Terri Shea's Kitty Selbu pattern available through Ravelry. The yarn is Rauma Finullgarn. Finullgarn is a great yarn to work with for stranded projects. It sticks to itself a bit so the stitches stay more uniform than they would in a slippery yarn. It makes a beautiful project.

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Blogger Kathy... said...

Really nice!

4:31 PM  
Blogger zippiknits said...

That's a beautiful heart mitten. Thanks for sharing it on your blog and putting the link up.

6:01 PM  
Blogger Angiemcm said...

Where's the chart for the palm side of the thumb. I don't want to create it myself and mess it up!!!
amcmulle on Ravelry

9:59 PM  
Blogger Denise said...

Just follow the patterning in the large chart above the picked up stitches for the thumb.

12:21 PM  

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