Pattern: Delicious Mitts

Squashy garter stitch interplays with smooth stockinette in this textured fingerless mitt and hat duo. The garter stitch gathers gently and creates a really pretty fabric that hugs curves and makes for a comfortable fit on most sizes. Warm, wooly deliciousness!

Pattern is available for $6 in our Ravelry Shop


Video tutorial on hat decreases on our YouTube channel

How To: Double Decrease video


How To: Three Needle Bind Off video

k – knit
p – purl
ms – make stitch
pm – place marker
p2sso – pass two slipped stitches over rm – remove marker
s – slip stitch knitwise
sm – slip marker
yo – yarn over

Notions for Mitts
US#3 needle (set of double pointed or small 9” 23cm circular)
US#2 set of double pointed needles
2 or 5 stitch markers see notes on stitch markers
scrap of wool for holding thumb stitches

Notions for Hat
US#3 needle (set of double pointed or small 16” 40.5cm circular)
US#2 set of double pointed needles
darning needle for finishing work
5 stitch markers

6 stitches and 9 rows per inch on US#3 needles

Suggested Yarn
Anzula Cricket
80% Superwash Merino, 10% Cashmere, 10% Nylon 115g skein, 250 yd / 228m
DK weight, colorway shown: Red Shoe
For hat approx: 122 yards
finished weight hat: 56g
For mitts approx: 109 yards
finished weight mitts: 50g

Gift Knitting for Him

Are you looking for a hand knit pattern for the special “he” in your life?


What about Tilting Ribs? A little more exciting than your standard ribbed scarf- but not so flashy that he won’t want to wear it. Tilting Ribs is one of those projects that looks complicated, but it’s really quite simple to knit. A lot of bang for your buck.

And it’s the perfect masculine accessory to snug up your love. Purchase the downloadable PDF pattern on Ravelry for $5 – complete with handy chart!  It can be knit flat, or joined for an infinity cowl. You can knit two repeats or keep going to make it as long as you like. Scroll through over 53 projects on Ravelry for gorgeous wool ideas. It knits up beautifully in DK weight but you could always make a nice skinny fingering weight or chunky scarf. What yarn would you use? I think if I were to knit another one I might choose a subtle variegated  Madelinetosh Pashmina. I’m thinking a deep blue. Hello Baltic! Yum!

Tilting Ribs 3 - Version 2

Video: Make Bread by Hand

Come make bread with us!


Here’s something fun to try this weekend- maybe as a test run for some fresh bread for thanksgiving? Let us know what you make- #florriemarie on instagram.

preheat oven to 450F

makes two boules (round loaves) or four batards (small torpedo loaves)

You can also halve the recipe.

1/2 – ounce salt
1/4 – ounce dry active yeast
1 pound 8ounces – bread flour
1 pint – tepid water

Mix well and knead on clean surface until dough is soft and pliable.
Let rise in a lightly oiled bowl until doubled in size.
Shape loaves and let rise again.
Score loaves and bake for 30-40 minutes.
10 minutes into baking- quickly toss a 1/4 cup of cold water into the bottom of the oven to create steam.
Wait 15-20 minutes after baking before cutting.