Wednesday, January 30, 2019

A Thumb in the Pie

 While the first mitten is finished....
I wasn't happy with the 'pointy' thumb.
I understand it is more the style f the Nordic mittens but the fit is not great on this one either.
 I ripped it out by cutting the tip off and ripping back to the place before decreases.
And then I reworked the thumb to make it longer and rounder.
Stay tuned!


  1. I did that when I knit some Selbus for my sister a few years back. I love the patterns but hate the pointy tops.

  2. Good decision. You'll be happier with a rounded thumb. Last week, I used scissors on a knit as well - sometimes it's a he only solution.

  3. Nothing like a little knitting surgery!

  4. I prefer a rounder thumb too. Can't wait to see it finished, love the braid at the cuff.

  5. Absolutely stunning mitts,they are gorgeous.


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