Terrific Toe up Sock Knitting tutorial! (lots of photos.) I love toe-up magic loop socks!
"A pair of mittens from the Norwegian book Håndplagg til bunader og folkedrakter. This book is really gorgeous, it has 300 pages filled with patterns traditional handcoverings from Norway (gloves, mittens and wrist warmers), all replicas of museum pieces." --from blog: Saartje Knits Jan 2008