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Knitted Mittens of Nica, Kurzeme province, Latvia
Hello All, Today I am going to concentrate on a piece of clothing that might be surprising, mittens. Knitting has become a strong piece of the craft history of the northern peoples, in Scandinavia, the Baltic countries, and even among the Komi of North Russia. In many of these places, it is common to see people dressed up in the traditional costume with a pair of knitted mittens tucked into their sash or belt.Among the slavs one does not see this, typically mittens are sewn of sheepskin or…
Pointy Pointy Mittens
Originally published in PLY Magazine for handspun yarn, this pattern has been reworked for commercial sport weight yarns. A separate PDF with the original spinning instructions is included.