My Darling Daughter turned seventeen yesterday...and passed her driver's test. I won't go into the emotional trauma this causes me on many fronts because I'm sure you can all imagine it.
One of the gifts I gave her was this ball of yarn with a promise to turn it into a pair of "flap mittens" (I don't know the proper name for this accesory): you know, the ones that are fingerless mitts with a flap that flips over the fingers to turn them into warm mittens.
These are de rigueur for marching band practice so you can both play your instrument and keep your fingers warm between pieces. She's worn her old ones out and I was originally going to just buy her an already-knitted pair. Then I saw this yarn and fell in love. What, I wondered, could I make with this gorgeous Malabrigo in a color my DD would adore? Eureka! Flap mittens!
This is where you all come in. I need a good simple pattern that will work with Malabrigo. I'm quite convinced someone in this great group will know of one so I'm seeking your help. (Notice these will not be square or rectangular, thus fulfilling one of my New Yarn Resolutions.) Any suggestions? (Also, what are these doohickeys really called?)