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Hand-knitted Fair Isle style fingerless mittens with two peerie patterns in different pinks on a deep red-violet background.

Tesserae fingerless mittens

Tesserae fingerless mittens Tesserae fingerless mittens are the first design in my book Fair Isle Knitting and Design. I designed these fingerless mittens to be easy for knitters new to the stranded colourwork techniques used in Fair Isle knitting. The mittens are easy to knit because only a few colours and techniques are required. Three […]

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Guinevere fingerless mittens

Guinevere Fingerless Mittens

Guinevere Fingerless Mittens My latest design, Guinevere fingerless mittens, was inspired by Arthurian tales and coastal walks. I’m imagining mythical figures galloping along windswept beaches. A maiden is on a clifftop looking out to sea, maybe searching for her lover. Below her people are foraging for seaweeds and coastal flowers. Maybe they used these plants to dye yarns […]

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Anemone fingerless mittens by Nicki Merrall are available as a pdf file from Being Knitterly

Anemone Fingerless Mittens – a gorgeous new pattern

Anemone Fingerless Mittens are Colourful and Cosy Interesting Techniques My latest pattern, Anemone fingerless mittens, features several interesting techniques. These include a provisional cast-on, a picot hem, a simple double-knit pattern, a double-knit rib and a simple edging. The Anemone fingerless mittens have been designed to be easy for someone new to the double-knit technique. […]

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Twist Collection comprises a hat, cowl, mittens and fingerless mittens.

Twist Collection

Twist Collection Sometimes I knit swatches just because I like the look of a stitch pattern and I’m curious as to how something as simple as knit and purl stitches can create the pattern. Twist Collection started from that sort of curiosity. I’d seen a stitch pattern that looked woven – not the classic basket […]

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