Now this is a nice way to stabilize an edge that doesn't have a ribbing or finished edge

Now this is a nice way to stabilize an edge that doesn't have a ribbing or finished edge

Ravelry: North Sámi Mittens pattern by Laura Ricketts

I might try next thumb as knit with waste yarn rather than cast off and cast on. might make for a more even tension at opening.

Pattern for Sami gloves from Kautokeino, Finnmark, Norway and pictures of lots of other Scandinavian mittens

Pattern for Sami gloves from Kautokeino, Finnmark, Norway and pictures of lots of other Scandinavian mittens

Mittens from East Finnmark, Sami pattern

Mittens from East Finnmark, Sami pattern

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