As the weather turns (very slightly) cooler, I find my thoughts turning to making my home a cozy spot with the cliche trappings of the fall season. Pumpkins, leaves in rich shades of gold and red, and of course the squishy knits. Oh, and hot chocolate! Let’s not forget the best part of having cooler weather is curling up on the couch with a steaming cup of hot chocolate and snuggling with someone you love.

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Knit a pair of ribbed, bulky weight fingerless mitts for yourself or as a last minute gift. This pattern is ideal for adventurous beginners.

Since fall has just started, my mind is turning to all things cozy; fires, snuggly blankets, hot chocolate, and squishy knits. But as I live in Los Angeles, most of these will have to wait at least a few more weeks. Except for the knits. Why? Because air conditioning is both a blessing and a curse!

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