Lapin Lapaset by Mary Olki

Lapin Lapaset

Sport (12 wpi) ?
28 stitches and 27 rows = 4 inches
US 2½ - 3.0 mm
US 4 - 3.5 mm
woman, man

Design: A traditonal Sami/Finnish design, pattern written by Mari Olki in her books, Pirkanmaan kotityö Oy in Taito magazine, and Helmi Vuorelma in Suuri Käsityölehti magazine.

Embroidery version and knitting chart version available in Käspaikka.

Size: women’s and men’s sizes available

Materials: 50 g (1.76 oz) of white , 50 g (1.76 oz) of blue, 50 g (1.76 oz) of yellow, 50 g (1,76 oz) of green and 50 g (1.76 oz) of red Paksu pirkkalanka or Vuorelman Veto yarn;
3 mm (US 2.5) size double-pointed needles

Plum color variation in Taito magazine (main color plum, constracting colors: terra, ochre, lilac, burgundy)

Language: The pattern is only available in Finnish

Different stranded styles in cuffs.

This pattern has several aliases:
Inarin kintaat (from Mary Olki)
Lapinlapaset (in Suuri käsityölehti)
Lapin lapaset (in Taito)
Rovaniemi-kintaat (in Käspaikka)
Mary Olki has two separate yet very alike patterns for Inarin kintaat and Rovaniemen kinnas. In general she names the colorful patterns Lappalaiskintaat.

Kintaat (sg. kinnas) and lapaset (sg. lapanen) both mean mittens in different dialects of Finnish.

Also available Lapin sukat sock pattern and Inarin myssy hat pattern with same stranded pattern as used in the cuffs of the mittens. Sock pattern name is “Koristeellinen nilkkasukka” in Mary Olki books.

Taito Pirkanmaa/Pirkanmaan Kotityö Oy sells the white and plum color variant knitting kits (instructions are in Finnish).