Earlier this month, I shared a special skein of handspun that my friend Jennifer sent me. It happened to be her birthday a couple weeks ago and while I was late in shipping her gifts, the idea began in the beginning of August when I first saw Erica Heusser’s Wishmaker Mitts pattern. I knew so instantly that I had to make these for Jennifer that I immediately bought the pattern and ordered the recommended yarn, Magpie Fibers Domestic Fingering from Tolt Yarn & Wool. Normally I try to find substitutes locally, but my mind was made up at first glance with this pattern.

I then embarked on my 3 project program to achieve my best possible colorwork. Come to think of it, I haven’t shared project two yet — whoops! Soon I promise! In any case, with the Wishmaker Mitts in (or should I say “on”)…

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I am a creative person that loves all things fiber related. I love learning new ways to make textiles that add to our lifestyles. As a lifelong learner, I believe in passing along my knowledge to others so that they may do the same.