Hopefully these will be a good fit for me. I certainly loved knitting them:
I used stash yarn to knit these! A random non-washable grey sock yarn (mistake purchase, as a can't knit socks for myself out of non-washable wool - they will felt on my feet), and the multicolor yarn is stolen from my Tsock Tsuspense project that I didn't do a few years ago when I was in the Tsock Tsarina's sock of the month club. I've learned I'm not a fan of 'surprise' projects. I like to know what the final results will be- and her patterns are so challenging to begin with, I didn't want to go through all the work for something I didn't like. Anyway - the yarn was perfect for these mittens, so I'm happy.
I did alter the pattern a little. I made the cuff twice as long as called for, and I needed to add 2 more rows of fish before I started decreasing, as I have large hands. Oh, and both mittens have pretty major chart reading mistake, but I decided to leave them in. Adds to the charm, I say.
One cool thing I found, which I'm sure you all know... I was nervous for the final result, as doing fairisle over 4 needles, you could totally see where I changed from needle to needle. I just did a quick steam block with my iron, and they look awesome!
I now feel brave enough to make more mittens like this!