Kurzeme K-1 Mittens by Hobbywool
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Kurzeme K-1 Mittens

Lace ?
US 000 - 1.5 mm

For several centuries in Latvia mittens were the main form of gift and endowed with magical significance. Nowadays Latvian mittens, diverse in their colours and patterns are still an essential part of our winter clothing.

Every mitten has its own story, as every pattern knitted has its own meaning and brings with its own wish.

Most of these patterns have been derived from the Latvian tradition of deities and gods. Every deity and god had its own tasks and mission and it was represented by one or more symbols that characterised it.

With this kit You will learn how to make a pair of genuine Latvian mittens.
In Knit Like a Latvian box you will find:

  • colour pattern
  • woollen yarn in selected colours for a pair of mittens size M/L
  • step - by – step recipe of a mitten

This kit is a perfect gift for knitting enthusiasts or the ones who only learn how to knit! :)

Please contact if you want a different color combination for this pattern!

With greetings from Latvia,

This pattern is also known as “Little Dots Mittens” and appears on page 52 of the book Knit like a Latvian: 50 Knitting Patterns for a Fresh Take on Traditional Latvian Mittens