Hello readers, I've just got a quick FO post for you today! I've got a bit of a backup on photographing/recording items I've finished so far this year - there's already several waiting in the wings! Yikes! First up is a pair of mittens I crocheted - for myself! Because I needed mittens! This was a totally selfish project that took two seconds and got me an awesome pair of mittens.
The pattern - like the subject of this post - is called Cozy Phalanges. It's by my crochet colleague at Loopy, Taylor. She doesn't sell her patterns online, but if you're in Chicago you can pick up a hard copy at Loopy.* It's worked in bulky weight yarn at a dense gauge, so while they're not totally wind-proof (in Chicago at least, where nothing is really wind-proof anyway) they are super warm - almost too warm for my sweaty mitts.
The yarn I used is from Romni Wools, and it was a gift from a Canadian friend a while back. Gosh would I ever love to make it to that shop some day.
I love the details in this pattern. The mittens are worked top-down, but there is a thumb gusset (a necessity for mittens, IMO! I absolutely cannot abide mittens without thumb shaping) and a ribbed-esque cuff worked in post stitches.
Next up: two FOs that are BRIGHT PINK. No one can ever say I'm afraid of color. ;)
*Since the pattern is not my own I can't provide readers with copies, but a search on ravelry for crocheted mittens in bulky weight yarns will show you some super similar patterns!