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Lovikka Mittens

Knitting
January 1997
Bulky / 12 ply (7 wpi) ?
14 stitches and 20 rows = 4 inches in Stockinette stitch in the round unfulled
US 10 - 6.0 mm
266 - 300 yards (243 - 274 m)
Small - 6 inch palm circumference
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Description:
These Lovikka mittens are cushiony, being made of two strands of yarn and then fulled (felted)! After fulling to the desired size, the mitten is brushed, inside and out, for warmth and coziness, with optional embroidery and braid on the cuff for a traditional look.

Materials:

  • Yarn: Two 100-g skeins of Creskeld Aran Wensleydale or Masham Wool (133 yards per skein) OR any heavy worsted weight that is hairy.
  • Needles: One set of five double-pointed needles, size U.S. 10 (6-mm)

Finished Measurements:
Unfulled: 3.75 inches wide & 9.25 inches long
Fulled: 3.5 inches wide & 8.75 inches long

For more information about these mittens, see http://www.knittingtraditions.com/patterns/Swedish/mitten...