Stockholm Mitten by Anitha Havaas

Stockholm Mitten

Knitting
August 2013
Sport (12 wpi) ?
30 stitches and 40 rows = 4 inches
US 0 - 2.0 mm
US 1½ - 2.5 mm
219 - 328 yards (200 - 300 m)
4-7 yr., 8-12 yr., Women, Men
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The story behind the design: On the cuff there are four stripes of varying length in the color of the pattern; one, four, three and then six rows each. These stripes correspond to the number 1436, which is the year Stockholm got its urban privilege. Just above the cuff on the mittens upside is the Western Bridge
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Above the Western Bridge on the left of the mitten is the tower of Stockholm City Hall, with its balcony and clock tower, and on the top the three crowns. On the right side you’ll find the tower of Riddarholmen church.

On the backside of the mitten is the pattern of the lower part of Sergel’s Square, covering the palm, as it covers the square, colloquially referred to as “Plattan” – “The Slab”. At the top of the palm is the Ericsson Globe, colloquially called ’Globen’ – ’The Globe’. It is the world’s largest spherical building and among other things Sweden’s national hockey arena.

And last, but not least, on the thumb you’ll find the Kaknäs tower. The tower is 155m high and has 34 floors, and holds the highest restaurant and café in Stockholm.