Mosaic & Lace Knits is an introduction to a technique that I have been developing over several years that brings colorwork into lace using slip stitches. Handling only one strand of yarn at a time, no carrying along the row or stranding, allows development of colorwork patterns without any floats running behind your work and obscuring your lace.
The book is currently available for pre-order through Amazon and should be hitting your favorite local yarn or book store on March 31st!
These fun mittens are your introduction to mosaic. If you haven’t tried out the technique before this is your opportunity to do so without any of the lace being involved. It begins with the simplest of mosaic patterns and then has a large stair step motif that walks up the front and back of the hand. When worn the flight of stairs is mirrored from hand to hand on both the back and palms so they are super fun.
If you would like to see this pattern in action watch the video pattern tour on my YouTube channel Watch Barbara Knit.
The sample was knit in Bloom for the Colorwul and Natural for the Roving.
7.5”/19 cm hand circumference, 10.5”/26.5 cm long