Experienced. These circularly knit mittens are designed in the classic style of the two-color Selbu Mittens of 19th century Norway: ribbing, a large star motif (known in Norway as an “eight blade rose”), pointed tips, “seam” stitches, and different small motifs on the palm, thumb gusset, and thumb. An added twist of many colors makes these mittens more fun to knit. Only the background colors change while the pattern color remains the same. The gauge is 9 sts and 9 rounds/inch. These mittens are knitted tightly to be warm.
Featured techniques: Hints for Mitten Knitting, corrugated ribbing, Norwegian Thumb Gusset
Size: Medium Woman
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- Yarn: Any sport weight yarns OR Brown Sheep Nature Spun Sport Weight (100% wool; 184 yd [168 m] /50 g): 111 Plumberry (MC), 102 Eucalyptus, 522 Nervous Green, N94 Bev’s Bear, N93 Latte, 200 Bordeaux, 101 Burnt Sienna, N17 French Clay, 1 ball of each.
- Needles: US size 1 (2.25 mm) and US size 2 (2.75 mm) in dpn, or size needed to obtain correct gauge.
- Notions: Stitch markers, stitch holders, tapestry needle.