Monday, 9 January 2012

Modification Monday: Cry Me a River Mitts

Original Pattern: Kalajoki Socks

Knitter Extraordinaire: Annabel (Ravelry ID)

Mods: Using the design for the socks as a stepping stone, Annabel created these great-fitting arm warmers. Project page with great details on her mods can be found here.

What Makes This Awesome: I'm always quick to say that a great sock pattern can be modified into an arm warmer pattern, but the truth is it requires a little more math than that to get a good fit through the arm and wrist. Annabel did a superb job with these mitts- they look comfortable, cozy, and great-fitting. I love the placement of the design, and the thumb gusset looks perfect. These are beautiful mitts!!


Gilda Knits said...

love em!

Noas' Libellule said...

This is a great design (Socks and mittens). Beautiful fit!

Erin Kate said...

Ooh they're gorgeous! I love socks to mittens mods.

Maryse said...

What a great idea! This pattern is in my queue!

Flory said...

Beautiful! As always!
Have a nice day!

Jacey said...

These are great, but I think the color is especially perfect! Beautiful!

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elephantJuice said...

What a great idea! I've had that pattern in my queue for ages, I've even printed it out but I still haven't gotten round to knitting them!