From the House of White Birches, comes this little book, chock full of data for making mittens. The subtitle of "Make 8 Mittens for Everyone You Love" kind of says it all.
And the "official" description: "Learn how to master the art of mitten making with this exciting new "How To" book. What makes this book unique is that if offers the knitter an introduction to these 4 construction methods: 1. Working on double-point needles 2. Working on 2 circular needles 3. Using the Magic loop method on 1 circular needle 4. Working back and forth using straight needles Some knitters favor the tried and true method of using double-point needles, while others wouldn't dare use anything but a circular needle. If you've never tried your hand at mitten making, then this book will provide many avenues for learning which construction methods work best for you. And that's not all you'll learn. Warm Hands Warm the Heart will also open the door for exploring a variety of these color, stitch and surface variations: 1. Fair Isle 2. Intarsia 3. Twining 4. Drop Stitch"
A wonderful resource -- at a perfect time of year for it. There are fingerless mitts, and mitts made beautiful with stitchwork and those made gorgeous with color.
The photo below shows one of these lovelies done in a Poem yarn. Pretty, isn't it?
You will learn various techniques and be left with a wonderful assortment of mittens to give as gifts or for yourself -- this is sure to make your heart sing! :-)