More to explore:
My first foray into cables. It's a red owl hat I made for my niece for Christmas last year. There were matching mittens, but I didn't take a picture of those. EPIC pattern from Penguin Purls (see link). If the cabling instructions are confusing, there are tons of good instructional videos on YouTube.
Classic Mittens Pattern | Knitting Patterns - warning, though - the site this pattern is on loves pop-up windows. ugh.
Lauras Loop: Classic Mittens - the purl bee
The Northman Mittens created by David Schultz and listed on Ravelry. Pink kidsilk mohair lines the inside.
Beautiful colours for these mittens.
Northlight Mittens (designed by Jared Flood for Veronique Avery). These would look great in red-and-white!
from book Scandinavian Needlecraft... I LOVE Scandinavian works on coats, scarves, hats and mittens
Fresco Winter Wonder Mittens, free pattern from Classic Elite. I just can't decide what colors I want!
crochet - blog in korean, but has a pattern image. blog.naver.com/...
Prickly Thistle Mittens by Spilly Jane, knitted by IgnorantBliss
Lillyfield Mittens..free pattern//This blog has a ton of great mitten patterns. Some free, some paid.
mittens will make perfect favors that your guests can model. these ones are especially cute!
Make from old sweaters! #mittens So easy to get the ugly Christmas sweaters from consignment shops and make a bunch!