Pretty in pink: handmade owl mittens and a beanie

handmade knitted owl mittens by thisblogisnotforyou.comHi everyone! Yes – I’m still alive (and making handmade stuff)!

I was busy working and helping to prepare my brother’s wedding. My sewing machine is covered in dust and my to-sew-list keeps growing relentlessly. But while babysitting a few times a week I still get to knit quite a lot.
I’ve made two beanies, two pairs of mittens and a scarf so far. Working on socks and a third beanie at the moment. Enough wool to get started on a couch blanket is on its way 🙂

I haven’t had time to take pics of all the knitted makes, but here some pics of the pink mittens and beanie I made for my sister-in-law.

handmade knitted owl mittens by

You’ll probably have seen these owl mittens already as everyone who knits already made these at least once, after they appeared in the Mollie Makes magazine a few weeks ago.
I used two different wools – the same two colours I used for making this beanie:
handmade knitted beanie by

It’s a lace & cable pattern I made myself. Unfortunately you can’t really see it in this picture. But I’ll be making at least another beanie with this pattern and will take proper pictures then!

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2 thoughts on “Pretty in pink: handmade owl mittens and a beanie

  1. Wow, these are super cute! And you even sewed eyes on. I probably should do that as well 🙂 What did you use? Little wooden pearls? I am sure your sister in law loves them! And your beanie looks great as well. And you are even knitting socks! I am really impressed 🙂 I am still knitting on my owl jumper. I think actually it has the same owls as the ones from the mittens. I am a bit stuck with the 2nd sleeve, so please send some motivation over!

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