Happy winter! It is very cold here, so naturally my thoughts turned to
mittens… and hot cocoa. Let’s talk about mittens first – here’s a
great group of all things mitten-ish!
By the way, homemade
cocoa is really easy and delicious!
Have a wool sweater that is too worn or outgrown to wear again? Turn it
Cut and Sewn from Shrunken Sweaters. It is an easy project to
machine or hand sew. Added to Sewing
Projects and Recycled
Mittens are designed for a women’s size small, though you can modify
them. They’re crocheted in parts and then crocheted together. Great way
to use up leftover yarn. Added to Crochet
Rather stay inside and get some crafts done? Me, too! Cross-stitch these Gingerbread
Man Mittens for a sweet gift. I think this chart would also work up
nicely in plastic canvas for a Christmas tree ornament or package
decoration. Added to Needlecrafts
While you’re keeping the homefires burning, enjoy this cute
video of Martha Stewart making Monster Mittens with a chatty
first-grader who steals the show.
Close the video to view the
directions and pattern. Added
to Sewing Projects