The walking mitts for mom are finally done!
Six yarn overs in a row is a LOT, let me tell you. Also, if you are making very fitted mitts with ribbed cuffs I suggest this cast off. It saved my bacon after several ill-fated attempts at other methods.
Not as fancy, but it’s getting too cold to not have something on my hands. Crochet aran weight works up FAST, yo. I got a little tripped up by the foundation single crochet (fsc) row, but this tutorial was a great help.
Why is it called “Hitchhiker?” As the pattern says, it has 42 teeth/points. 42 is the answer to the question about the universe and everything, according to Douglas Adams’ The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy, which happens to be one of my favourite books!
And this is the yarn I’m gonna use for it:
Speaking of cats. This is the stuff my nightmares are made of:
He even looks like Desmond.
Who has taken to burrowing in our bedclothes, by the way. Yarn isn’t a far cry.
Good thing I keep all of my stash in plastic bins…
Other things that are new:
I also stumbled upon this amazing free Christmas ornament pattern:
Definitely making one (or five…)
Can I also just point out that I miss Christmas lights that looked like that? Reminds me of my childhood.
Happy hump day, everyone!