Last week we had a little fun with the MacGuyver mittens. This week I bring you the real deal.
Trace your hand (or someone else’s hand, it’s up to you, of course) with the thumb sticking out a bit. Cut out your tracing, leaving about half an inch on the outside edges. Use that tracing as a template and cut it out of both sides of your felted sweater, using the ribbing on the bottom of the sweater as the opening of the mitten.
If you want to be really clever, you can sew a loop of thread onto one mitten at the cuff, and a button onto the other mitten in the same place. Then you can slip the loop over the button and keep your mittens together!