So here is a pair of mittens that will apparently soon be out of season. I love them. They are nice and firm, like mittens should be. I modified a great pattern, Faux Felted Mittens, that is available from The Yarn Basket. Their pattern calls for two yarns held together to appear as though they have been felted, I held mine single. This is a great basic pattern that makes a very comfortable pair of mittens with a little thumb gusset.
The yarn is handspun by Weaverknits. Size 8 needles. Easy, fun, gorgeous, and ready for the next cold day.