Thursday 5 December 2019

Last Minute Knitted Gifts

Sarah from Say! Little Hen sent me a copy of her Nordic Christmas Mice knitting pattern to try out. They are deceptively easy and quick to knit, perfect for last minute gifts. 

The pattern gives detailed instructions for three mice, each has a different Nordic inspired jumper. Here are two little mice I've already knitted...waiting patiently for their friend to join them.

The 13 page pattern includes detailed finishing instructions and tips for knitters new to stranded colour work. I'm just about to start on the third mouse which has a different scandi-inspired jumper.

I'm quite fond of the mouse with the predominantly white jumper. The white yarn is from my own flock of shetland sheep. The red yarn was bought from Jamieson's of Shetland and the mini grey skein was gifted to me by Dottie at The Net Loft, Cordova, Alaska. That yarn came from fleece of the one and only sheep in town. I've been saving that skein for a small project and this sweet little mouse was perfect.

The mouse in the red jumper is knitted in Stylecraft Special dk.

Note: the Giveaway has ended.
I'm currently hosting a Giveaway over on my Instagram (@handknittedthings) account. Sarah is giving away a copy of the Nordic Christmas Mice knitting pattern for the winner and one for their friends. (Entry to the Giveaway is only on Instagram, sorry comments here will not be included). Link to Giveaway here.

Check out Say! Little Hen for more pattern details. The pattern is also available from Ravelry.