Spring Latvian Fingerless Mitts

Description: Some of the beautiful knitting methods of Latvia will be studied in this class.  Knit one of a pair of fingerless mitts to learn the following techniques which can be applied to mitten cuffs, sock tops or sleeves: a scalloped cuff, the Herringbone Braid or a lovely variation (the Split Herringbone Braid), a choice […]

Latvian Mittens

The beautiful mittens of Latvia will be studied in this class and an adult mitten will be knitted to learn the following techniques: A fringed and scalloped cuff, the herringbone braid and many subtle and beautiful variations of the half-braid, the waste-yarn thumb, and round tip shaping.  A variety of traditional motifs (choice of  two […]

Maine Mittens

      Students will learn about Maine mitten construction by knitting a child-sized mitten in two colors, circularly on double-pointed needles. Techniques to be covered include options for the cuff (stockinette stitch patterning, corrugated ribbing, k3, p1 ribbing), developing the thumb gusset by increasing in full pattern multiples, traditional motifs, and tip shaping at […]