Aurora Borealis mittens by Anita Viksten

Aurora Borealis mittens

by Anita Viksten
January 2018
Sport (12 wpi) ?
32 stitches and 32 rows = 4 inches
US 0 - 2.0 mm
219 - 328 yards (200 - 300 m)
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This pattern is available for kr.50.00 SEK buy it now

This pattern is inspired by the northern lights that apear around the poles. They´re often seen on clear cold winter nights. They´re created when charged particles hits atoms and molecules in our atmosphere.
The most common light is green, but there´s also red and blue.
There´s a lot of old stories and tales about the norther nights, I´ll leave that for you to discover.

There´s a Latvian braid in the beginning of the mittens. It´s a bit challenging, if you can´t make out my description, there are some great tutorials on the internet just search for ”how to make a latvian baid”.

You can also alter the size of the mitten by using bigger or smaller needles.

Finished meassures of the mitten is: 19 cm width, 14 cm to the thumb and 13 cm from the thumb to the top. The thumb is 6,5 cm.

Have fun knitting and I really hope you like the pattern.

Please contact me if theres something wrong with it.