Spring Latvian Mitts by Beth Brown-Reinsel
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Spring Latvian Mitts

May 2012
Sport (12 wpi) ?
26 stitches and 30 rows = 4 inches
in St st
US 4 - 3.5 mm
220 - 240 yards (201 - 219 m)
Adult woman
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The design for these Latvian Finglerless Mitts was
inspired by the book Latviesu Rakstainie Cimdi by
Mirzda Slava, and contains several traditional
techniques and motifs: the scalloped cuff, the Split
Herringbone Braid, the afterthought thumb-hole,
the purl ridges, a picot hem at the top, and classic
Latvian motifs.

You can make a larger size by using worsted weight and size 6 dpn.

You only need 80 yards for the white yarn, and 40 yards of each of the other colors.

• Brown Sheep Nature Spun, 100% wool yarn, sport
weight (worsted weight): 1 skein each of #730
Natural (Main Color-MC), #308 Sunburst
gold (Contrasting Color1-CC1), #N24 Evergreen
or #N56 Meadow Green(CC2), #N85 Peruvian
Pink (CC3), #117S Winter Blue (CC4)
• Women’s Medium: One set 3.5 mm double-pointed
• Women’s Large: One set 4.0 mm double-pointed
If you are proficient in the Magic Loop or working with
two circs, use those appropriate needles.
• Tapestry needle and stitch markers