It's Christmas, and I have not knit these mittens.

Knits for Christmas

Phew – December 21 and all my Christmas knitting is done, done, done!

To be fair – I know a lot of people are still finishing… or still starting – I started way back in October, and there’s a lot I didn’t do.

Here’s what I haven’t made this Christmas.

Mittens for my niece. 

Rainbow toddler mittens

These ones would have been an excuse to buy some noru (like I need one), or let’s face it, she’d rather have some Olaf mitts.

Crocheted Olaf mittens for a toddler

Slippers for my sister-in-law. 

Thrummed slippers

To be fair, she is getting a Darth Vader amigurumi. But my sister’s getting these slippers, and it would have been nice to hand over matching gifts. No matter! Her birthday’s coming up.

Socks for my boyfriend

That man loves a good pair of hand knit socks. He reclaimed all my ill-fitting first attempts I was going to bin, and wears them in high rotation. He got a pair of socks for our anniversary, but he’s not getting a pair for Christmas.

He loves cables, so he would have liked a pair of these:

Cabled mens socks

And lately he’s been making noises about brightly coloured socks. These might be a good gateway:

Striped men's socks.

And the unusual construction would keep things interesting for me as well.

Too bad he’s getting neither!

Did you knit or crochet this Christmas? What didn’t you make?

Leave a Comment

Instagram

Recent Posts: amiguru.me

How to Crochet Amigurumi Raindrops

How to Crochet Amigurumi Raindrops

Ami Blog Why crochet amigurumi? Knitted Amigurumi How to get started with Amigurumi Guru How To Crochet Everything Techniques What is the best yarn for amigurumi? Me – Select -AmiBlogWhy crochet amigurumi?Knitted AmigurumiHow to get started with AmigurumiGuru – How To Crochet EverythingTechniquesWhat is the best yarn for amigurumi?Me Pinterest Instagram RSS How to Crochet […]

Knitting a Welcome Blanket

Knitting a Welcome Blanket

Knitting a Welcome Blanket is art, politics… and a lot of fun. If you’re reading this in 2017, then you’ve heard of Trump’s proposed boarder wall with Mexico. It’s almost 2,000 miles long. What if many crafters around the world, knitted and crocheted blankets from 2,000 miles of yarn? And these blankets were displayed in […]

Amigurumi Sausage Dog (Just Add Mustard!)

Amigurumi Sausage Dog (Just Add Mustard!)

Stop the presses: this amigurumi sausage dog might be the cutest thing I’ve ever crocheted. “Who me?” “Yes you!” The pattern is from Adorable Amigurumi. A friend picked it up for a couple of francs at a second hand book sale. Look at this cute lil book! So many new creatures to crochet! A post […]

Knit Princess Charlotte’s Sheep Cardigan (Here’s the Pattern!)

Knit Princess Charlotte’s Sheep Cardigan (Here’s the Pattern!)

Ami Blog Why crochet amigurumi? Knitted Amigurumi How to get started with Amigurumi Guru How To Crochet Everything Techniques What is the best yarn for amigurumi? Me – Select -AmiBlogWhy crochet amigurumi?Knitted AmigurumiHow to get started with AmigurumiGuru – How To Crochet EverythingTechniquesWhat is the best yarn for amigurumi?Me Pinterest Instagram RSS Knit Princess Charlotte’s […]

Home Made Sock Blockers

Home Made Sock Blockers

Yep, I block my socks! Not every time I wear them, but when they’re fresh off the needles. Before now, I’ve just patted them out onto a towel, but now I’ve made myself a couple of pairs of home made sock blockers. I’ve spent a bit of time drooling over beautiful sock blockers on Etsy […]