Wednesday

[knitting] Handspun Mohair Mittens

Wool/mohair fiber by Fantom Farm (love them so much!) purchased at the 2010 Vermont Sheep and Wool Festival:

Fantom Farms

Spun into a bulky two-ply:

Fantom Farms

Knit into a pair of plain mittens:

Handspun mohair mittens

I think these are going to be my work-horse mittens for all the snow I will inevitably have to shovel this winter. The mohair is a tad itchy/scratchy but the knit fabric is tough and strong.

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