So while I have been away, smallcorner has taken up knitting - a noble pursuit, and one which will guarantee years of satisfaction.
You may recall that over the festive period, I made myself stripey mittens. I thought I would share the instructions for this with the world, so that you can all have stripey mittens too, but especially it is for the benefit of smallcorner.
I decided to do it diagramatically, because it is too hard to explain. Proceed as follows: