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Anstruther Mittens.

Yarns: Main color Garnstudio Drops Baby Merino 13 Navy
Contrasting colors Pirkanmaan kotityö Roosa Nauha Sukkalanka #54 salmon,
white Novita Pikkusisko & Pirkanmaan kotityö Roosa Nauha Sukkalanka #58 gray

For some reason I've been unbelievably and abnormally tired for the past few weeks. It might be because of the time of the year: it's still dark when I walk to work and the sun has set again before I get home. The days have been gray and heavy with clouds so that hasn't really been something to boost my energy levels either. Every day after work I've been so tried that I have just slumped onto the sofa and watched Mad Men while knitting absentmindedly. The good thing is that I've actually finished a few of my projects in the past few days; like the Stasis pullover and the burgundy Hutchin hat. And last night I finished the Anstruther mittens I've been working on for a while now.

I used same yarns for the mittens as for the Anstruther hat I knitted a short while ago. The only difference was that I used the navy Drops Baby Merino as my main color instead of the gray one I used in the hat. I like how the hat and mittens go perfectly together without being too matchy-matchy.

I especially love the long cuffs and the little lace detail at the end of them!


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    1. Kiitos! Nämä ovat olleetkin jo kovassa käytössä, varsinkin piposta tykkään erityisen paljon!

  2. these are so beautiful, I love the colours you chose! And the design is stunning.

    1. Thanks! I really like the patterns, especially the one for the hat. I'm planning to knit another set soon, but I'm still undecided on the colors. I really recommend knitting these!


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