Latvian Mittens Kit

$44.95

These bright, fun mittens, based on techniques from Latvia, 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 design details included in these mittens.

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Description

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.

 

Additional information

Weight 17 oz
Dimensions 13 × 11 × 2 in