Keeping warm on chilly days: Enz makes woolen mittens

Charlotte's creative associates Mary Enz, right, and Gwen Janzen talk at Charlotte's. “I had seen some mittens in the past, and they didn't fit well, so I did some research,” Enz said. “I found out you have to have three special pattern pieces for the right hand and three different pieces for the left hand. They weren't interchangeable.” Wendy Nugent/Newton Now

By Wendy Nugent, Newton Now Mary Enz has been sewing all her life, having been mentored by her grandmother and a home economics teacher,...

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