Hmmmmmm, where did I go wrong? Suggestions anyone? Should I have used a smaller needle? That’s it, isn’t it? Help a knitta out here.
As far as these mittens go, I think maybe what I need to do is rip out the picot and knit that part as the pattern calls for, so that it looks like these beauties here (or as close to perfect as those as possible). Here I thought I would make the cuff all fancy-pants when really I should have stuck to the plain ol’ ribbed bit that was in the pattern. I have to say, the fit is perfect. I thought the fit would be super-loose because the mitten looked so big on the needles, but it fits my 7.5 inches in circumference hands perfectly. Not too loose, not too snug – juuuuuuuuuuuuust right! I have to say, I am in love with the pattern on the palm: