FO: Bohus mittens

Suzie Blackman
Tuesday, 1 January 2013


2012 didn’t quite end the way I planned it, I was struck with bad luck in the form of a fracture to my right arm obtained during some festive ice skating. I suffered a more serious fracture to my left arm in 2011 and had only just regained full movement so it was very disheartening. It has made blogging and crafting a little difficult but to my amazement I have been able to to knit! I have finished a few small projects over December including these Bohus-inspired fingerless mittens to match my hat.

Bohus mittens

Bohus mittens

As with the hat, the colour work is based on the Red Palm chart from the marvellous book Poems of Colour: Knitting in the Bohus Tradition [my review]. I used 9 shades in total, details can be found on the Ravelry project page.

I’m looking forward to having the cast removed on 9th January when I will be able to wear them.

The author

Suzie Blackman

The dyer, designer, photographer, creative technologist and maker-of-things behind It's a Stitch Up. She lives in East London in a home filled with colour, fluff and house plants.

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