Traditional Lithuanian Pattern Mittens by Sonata Eidikiene

Traditional Lithuanian Pattern Mittens

September 2012
Sirri Faroese Wool 2-ply
Sport (12 wpi) ?
32 stitches and 32 rows = 4 inches
in charted colourwork pattern
US 1 - 2.25 mm
546 yards (499 m)
7½ inches (19.0 cm) hand circumference and 12 inches (30.5 cm) long
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The Lithuanian Pattern Mittens are based on the center pattern in the lower grouping from Antanas Tamošaitis’s book, Sodžiaus menas, kn. 5: Mezgimo-nerimo raštai--Village Arts, no. 5: Charted Knitting Patterns. (Kaunas, Lithuania: Žemes Ukio Rumu leidykla, 1933).

Knitting Traditions Fall 2012