Fresh mittens

Fresh mittens, with thumbs this time! I used the ‘Snowflakes’ pattern from Lesley Anne Price’s Kids Knits, in 4ply alpaca wool. I haven’t had much experience with colourwork, so knitting these in the round were a bit of a challenge. If anyone has any tips on working with more than one colour in the round (for example, how do you strand the yarn on the ends of the needles evenly?), I would love to know them.

Knitting the thumb, front and back.

The finished mitten, front and back.

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  1. I’m no expert, but I’ve pictures of colour knitting in the round where the work is inside out, so the stranding is done on the “outside” and their tension is meant to become more even that way. If stuck, you could have a look in Ravelry.com, Techniques forum…

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