Nordur Mittens by Outi Kater

Nordur Mittens

September 2014
DK (11 wpi) ?
25 stitches and 24 rows = 4 inches
in colourwork
US 7 - 4.5 mm
280 yards (256 m)
Unisex: medium women's size, small men's size
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The colourwork motifs on Nordur Mittens are based on Faroese fishermen’s sweater patterns. The mittens are knitted with double knitting weight Foula Wool and they have got twisted stitch edges often used in traditional Nordic knitwear.

For yarn packs containing all the wool needed for knitting Nordur Mittens visit Foula Wool’s website. The pack costs £20.00.


Unisex: medium women’s size, small men’s size


25sts and 24 rows = 10cm/4in using 4.5mm needles over colourwork pattern


Foula Wool 8 Ply DK (47m/52yards/25g)

Yarn A - Shade Black: 2 x 25g balls
Yarn B - Shade Grey: 1.5 x 25g balls
Yarn C - Shade Moorit: 1 x 25g ball
Yarn D - Shade Mioget: 1 x 25g ball

4.5mm (US7) DPNs, set of five, or size needed to obtain tension

Stitch markers

Waste yarn