I mentioned yesterday that I bought this yarn I love--Woolfolk--calling out for something worn close to the skin. I'd love to do an entire sweater out of this but it is pricey. So instead--mitts.
I found a pattern I like, but the yarn used was a bit thicker, so I experimented yesterday with adjusting the pattern for the yarn, and came up with something that is working:
It is like a little epaulet for the wrist.
Anyway--I like how it is working.
Now about the yarn, according to the website:
"Woolfolk yarns combine the highest quality wool with ethical,
sustainable practices. The fiber we use, Ultimate Merino®, doesn’t
happen by chance, but by the innovative efforts of farmers to produce
the very best wool fiber while being land stewards of the Patagonian
Grasslands. Woolfolk brings this exquisitely soft and lustrous fiber in
handknitting yarns that preserves the unique attributes of this
I'm using Tynd, and have Far for a hat for Tim.
More here: http://www.woolfolkyarn.com/