There are three different lengths to knit depending on the length of your hand and four color-ways are possible. The kit will produce 4 pairs of the shortest length mittens, with an 8″ circumference, varying the color-ways as described in the pattern. Suggested needles: US size 6 (4mm) double-pointed needles. Gauge: 24 sts and 24 rnds/ 4 inches (10 cm).
This intermediate-level mitten kit includes four skeins of 100% wool yarn (NOT a superwash type) and the pattern to knit a pair of women’s mittens circularly in the Latvian tradition. The techniques used include a scalloped bottom edge, half braids, fringe knitted in, traditional motifs, the Herringbone Braid, the Afterthought Thumb, traditional tip shaping, and instructions on how to knit with three yarns in a round.
Care: Handwash in warm soapy water, rinse, lay flat to dry.