Icelandic Love Magic Mittens by Ragga Eiríksdóttir

Icelandic Love Magic Mittens

Knitting
March 2016
Bulky (7 wpi) ?
16 stitches = 4 inches
in stockinette stitch
US 10 - 6.0 mm
80 - 100 yards (73 - 91 m)
S - M - L
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The mitten is worked in the round in stockinette stitch. Picot edging around the opening.

All thumb increases are worked on the palm side, and follow the curve of the life-line.

This makes the mitten follow the anatomy of the hand very nicely and comfortable to wear.

Stitches for the thumb are put on scrap yarn while the body of the mitten is finished, and the thumb is knitted afterwards.

At the end the mitten is decorated with a powerful and ancient Icelandic love rune. A magic stave that will attract love to the wearer.

Yarn: Álafoss lopi, Einband for embroidery
Needles: US10/6 mm, double pointed or a long circular (if you prefer the
magic-loop method. Or a needle size required for gauge.
Other: darning needle for weaving in ends, and embroidery. Stitch marker.
Gauge (horizontal): 16 stitches = 4 inches / 10 cm