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Latvian mitten pattern:  Graph 111 - District of Kurzeme by Lizbeth Upitis - Ravelry.

janemumbles' Mitten Swap Mittens

The cuff was pretty straight forward. Grab a ball of yarn. Use for a row or two. Grab another ball of yarn. Choosing the colours for the body of the mitten took a little more fussy work. I ended ...

A tutorial for a Latvian Twist cuff - from SO MUCH YARN, SO LITTLE TIME!

Socktoberfest feature: The Latvian Twist Cuff

How to make a Latvian Twist cuff. I think this is a beautiful detail on socks, and would look equally as lovely on gloves or a hat. For this particular project, I am using 3 colours and a knit 4 twist repeat. You could use whatever colour combination and make your twist longer with more stitches knit inbetween, or shorter with less stitches knit inbetween. The cuff is worked back and forth on long needles (or circs) then switch to your double pointed needles or magic loop and join in the…

2nd from the right


2nd from the right

Орнаменты для вязания латвийских варежек. Обсуждение на LiveInternet - Российский Сервис Онлайн-Дневников

Цитата сообщения Aelen Прочитать целикомВ свой цитатник или сообщество! Орнаменты для вязания латвийских варежек Орнамент издревле являлся любимым украшением теплых вещей. Милые зверушки, ромбики, растения, даже человечки, отплясы...

Latvian mittens from Upitis' book by craftivore, via Flickr

Latvian mittens from Upitis' book

The white part is the liner. You then pick up from the two-color cast on and knit in the other direction. When you're getting close to the thumb upcoming you flip the liner inside the the growing mitten and then knit around it to get the proper fit. I love the construction on these so much it kills me.

Beautiful colours for these mittens.


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Amazing mitten charts.  CHARTS ONLY. The rest of the site is in Latvian I think.  Cimdu raksti -

Cimdu raksti - Rokdarbu grāmatas un dažādas shēmas lietotāju foto galerijas – lielākākā fotogrāfiju krātuve Latvijā.

Article about symbols of Latvian mittens /with several charts! ...  the best google translation I've read, at least for the paragraphs I tested

Латышские варежки

Эта добрая женщина стоит у стенда со своими работами В старину без варежек не обходилась ни свадьба, ни крестины, ни именины, ни похорон...

Latvian braid... finished product looks like it was WAY harder than it is...

latvian braid.wmv

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