This post covers all the techniques used for the Broughton mittens up to the tip: adding scrap yarn to hold stitches for the thumb and flip-top openings, and working the centred double decreases at the top.
The final pattern in the Colourwork Club, the Broughton Mittens, is now available. I designed this pattern to be a small project that would stretch your colourwork skills and I hope you enjoy it. We’ll be sharing step-by-step tutorials on the blog over the next couple of weeks if you’re feeling a little intimidated by the directions.
Our second Colourwork Club pattern, Bellfield, features a beautiful snowflake pattern on the crown, with decreases neatly incorporated. Here’s our step-by-step photo tutorial on working decreases in stranded colourwork. Learn how to k2tog, ssk, and CDD.
The second Colourwork Club pattern is out today! The Bellfield Hat makes a great second stranded colourwork project that will stretch your skills. It’s worked bottom-up with a cosy folded brim and enough slouchy length to pull down over your ears.
To go along with our new accessory patterns, we’ve put together a series of blog posts to walk you through your first stranded colourwork project, along with tips and tricks perfect for all levels of experience.