These bright, fun mittens will be a joy to knit, while you learn different aspects of this wonderful mitten tradition. The clearly written pattern explains how to create the many techniques included in these mittens. 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 yarn 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.