Who doesn’t need a new pair of gloves or mittens? (I know that I sure do!) Please join us over in the mitt-along thread on Ravelry and tag us on Instagram using the hashtags #spinoffmittalong, #spinoffmagazine, and #longthreadmedia.Important dates: January 17, 2020, start spinning! March 20, 2020, show us your finished mitts! – Deborah Held
I wasn’t sure I really wanted to participate in this spin along, but as Debbie put it on her post a few days ago, “who doesn’t need a new pair of gloves or mittens.” I have searched my fiber stash and have decided that I will spin my lovely Falkland from Three Waters Farms in the color Corduroys With Boots. This will not only be a fun project, but will help me with my stash down goals for #spin15aday2020stashdown.
I am planning to spin for fingerless mitts and my goal is 150 yards in DK weight. If I can do this, which I am confident I can, I plan to make Alicia Plummer’s Leydon Mitts. I’ve had this pattern for a long time and think it’s perfect for handspun!
|Courtesy of Alicia Plum|
I will be using my Schacht Matchless for this project and plan to chain ply, so spinning thinner than usual will be key. Today I am prepping my fiber and this weekend I will start spinning.