Tuesday, February 21, 2012

Whit's Knits: Colorblock Hand Warmers

Last weekend I took a brief sewing hiatus - just a short break in sewing continuity (no need for alarm!) - and picked up sticks.  The knitting sticks.

The pattern is Whit's Knit: Colorblock Hand Warmers, a free Purl Bee project the details of which can be found here.

The Yarns:
Madeline Tosh Merino Light
Silver Fox, Antler, Alabaster and Napoli

The Colorblock Hand Warmers Pattern is a simple and quick knit and does not involve shaping; it is an ideal pattern for beginner "in the round" knitters, and a fun knit also for more experienced knitters.  I really enjoyed the color play, substituting two of the four original yarn colors with yarn from stash.

For more pictures and all the details check out my Ravelry page:

With thanks to my hand model who enjoyed this photo session as much as I did.  Effortlessly.

Now it is back to the sewing machine for me.

Thank you for stopping by,


  1. Lovely! I have yarn stashed for these in similar colors. Need to get on that project. :-)

  2. Gorgeous! ! ! !

    I must co a pair for me.


  3. These are beautiful! Very nice!

  4. Love those. Just glamorous. I wear fingerless gloves all winter long to keep my hands warm. I wish I were a good enough knitter to make some, too. Have a super day!

  5. Just gorgeous Rit!! Love the colours xx

  6. I want to make this...only problem, I crochet. Must add knitting to my list of things to learn. Thanks for the inspiration!

  7. Very inspiring colour combination!

  8. I use black leg warmers at work (my wrists get very cold on my desk) but I would love to be able to knit with 4 needles and make all kind of wrist warmers matching my outfit of the day :-) Luckily I wear a lot of black and grey so my black leg warmers look godd too!

  9. Very clever and great colours.

  10. So beautiful!!!! and now, a question. the circle of flying geese in the upper right corner of your banner, is this a pattern I can get my hands on? thank you

    1. Thanks! The Flying Geese Doll quilt is from the book: Quilting ~ From Little Things by Sarah Fielke. You can read more about the book and the Geese Around the World pattern with 16 Flying Geese Units here:


  11. Very nice! except...does that mean the cold weather is just around the corner? LOve all the fabrics in the last post too.

  12. Hand warmers are really not needed here in South FL. It was 80 degrees F and sunny but your colors are so vibrant and beautiful.

  13. These are adorable! I love the colors.


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