A Verb for Keeping Warm
AVFKW x Beth Rosin - Winter Windows Mitts
AVFKW x Beth Rosin - Winter Windows Mitts
6328 San Pablo Ave
6328 San Pablo Ave
Oakland CA 94608
Winter Windows Mitts by Beth Rosin // featuring AVFKW Flock yarn
Our friends at Making Zine have released their third holiday e-book: Making Winter Vol. 3 / Gifts, and Beth Rosin featured AVFKW Flock in her Winter Windows Mitts.
"The first flakes of winter fall soundlessly and slowly, without any effort at all. Steam rises from a mug. The morning is still. A knitter snuggles a little lower into their chair and considers the view through winter windows. Like the gently drifting flakes, their thoughts wander in and out of knitterly ponderings. This is the image I see when I think of the Winter Windows mitts—whether the knitter is wearing them, casting them on, or considering which yarn would make the perfect pair for a special gift. It is my hope that this pattern brings the knitter a sense of calm, solace, and maybe even healing." writes Beth Rosin.
Flock is a lightweight yarn made from American wool and milled in Vermont. It is made of a single strand of yarn giving it a rustic, handspun feel. That said, the wool used in Flock is soft! It really is the best of both worlds.
If you have yet to try, Flock, this new pattern by Beth Rosin is the perfect starting point. To see more colors of Flock, click here.
Palm Circumference: 5 3/4" (6 1/4", 6 1/2", 7", 7 1/2") / 14.5 (16, 16.5, 18, 19) cm
Length: 6 1/2" (16.5 cm)
Shown in 7" (18 cm) size
This Item Includes:
1 skein of A Verb for Keeping Warm Flock yarn, 100% organic NM Rambouillet wool; 290 yds per 50 g skein in the colorway Tortilla
Supplies you will need to complete this project:
+ Knitting Pattern
+ Knitting needles - Use either dpns or circular needle in size desired for your preferred method of working small circumferences, in the following sizes, or size needed to obtain gauge:
US 1 [2.25mm]
+ Stitch markers
+ Tapestry needle
When working with yarn dyed with indigo, it is common and natural for the blue dye to rub off on one’s hands while sewing. This is called crocking. Although the goods have been washed, it takes pressured contact to release the extra indigo dye. Your handwork is part of the indigo dyeing process. The blue dye can be removed with hot water and soap. From working closely with indigo dyed materials through the making process, typically, the excess dye has been removed, and the crocking will cease.
Please note the fiber content of the material you are working with, and follow the applicable instructions:
Cotton or linen - Machine washable on cool cycle with pH-neutral soap. Lay flat to dry.
Superwash Wool - Machine washable on cool cycle with pH-neutral soap, though hand wash recommended. Lay flat to dry.
Wool and Wool blends - Handwash only in lukewarm water with pH-neutral soap. Lay flat to dry.
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