I cannot knit thumbs
Basically, I love knitting mittens, fingerless mitts, and the like. They're fast and fun. But my thumbs are really bad -- and there's a huge gaping hole where the thumb meets the mitten.
Mountain Colors 4/8's Wool
Ann Norling Basic Mittens on 4 Needles - Pattern #8 (Deidre Wallace)
Sizes for kids and adults in gauges 6, 5 & 4
Brittany Birch 4mm DPNs (When I re-do this mitten, I'm going up a needle size)