Ravelry: Pelle pattern by Eva-Lotta Staffas. pattern for purchase at Ravelry
This pattern is avaiable in English, Swedish and Norwegian.
Ravelry: Giraffe cowl and mittens pattern by Jorid Linvik
Knitting and so on: Winding Mitts
Searched craft fairs EVERYWHERE for these & only found 1 decent pair!
estonian handknitted mittens (knitting with katarina)