Iris Stitch Mittens (Quiviuk Adventures part II)


After my fan stitch neck warmer, I still had 2 skeins of that quiviuk yarn to spend, so I chose to make a pair of fingerless gloves following this tutorial I found in Youtube:

The mittens looked very cool, and the video is easy and very well explained.
I’ve never heard of the Iris stitch before though, but I think it’s the same as the so called shell stitch.

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4 needles knitted mittens

The title of this post sounds like a tongue twister:
“I have one knitted mitten knitted with four knitting needles. If I hadn’t knitted the mitten with four knitting needles, it won’t be my four needles knitted mitten.”

Phew! I had a hard time even writing that! 🙂


Yesterday I went to a workshop in one of my favorite shops here in Barcelona: Nido de abeja. The class was about knitting with double point needles. I’d never knitted in the round with that kind of needles so I had to try.

This was the result after 4 hours…


I know, I know. It’s not the best mitten in the world… but providing it was my first experience with that kind of knitting I think it’s not that bad. Yeah… the thumb is a little shorter… because it was lunch time and I wanted to finish it so I skipped some rows… ^_^U

Anyway, I enjoyed the process very much and I spent a lovely morning with very nice people.
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