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Ravens In Snow

Knitting
September 2011
40 stitches and 48 rows = 4 inches in stranded stockinette stitch
US 00 - 1.75 mm
Sizes S (M, L) Finished measurements Cuff circumference: 7 (7.5, 8.5)” [18 (19, 21.5) cm] Palm circumference 8.75 (9.5, 11.25)” [22 (24, 28.5) cm]
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The original version is available in French here http://tricoteuse-islande.fr/blog/models/corbeaux-sur-neige/ and in Icelandic here http://prjonakerling.com/is/models/hrafnar-i-snjo/.


Ravens, with their simple beauty and impressive intellect, are an especially rich source of Norse mythology and played an important role in the settlement of Iceland. They inspired Stephannie Tallent a traditional yet modern pair of Nordic mitten, very popular in Iceland.
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Les grands corbeaux noirs font partie de l’imaginaire islandais. Stephannie Tallent en fait ici une interprétation moderne sur une paire de moufles traditionnelles nordiques. Les moufles de ce type étaient très populaires en Islande comme on peut le voir dans les musées locaux.


Sizes S (M, L)
Finished measurements
Cuff circumference: 7 (7.5, 8.5)” 18 (19, 21.5) cm
Palm circumference 8.75 (9.5, 11.25)” 22 (24, 28.5) cm
Cuff length: 2.75” 7 cm
Body of mitt length: 7.5 (8, 9.5)” 19 (20.5, 24) cm

Notions: Yarn needle, 3 stitchmarkers, waste yarn or extra circular needle for provisional cast on and to hold thumb stitches

Skills needed: Provisional cast on, knitting in the round, stranded knitting, reading charts