Humber Star Mittens by Beth Brown-Reinsel

Humber Star Mittens

Knitting
July 2018
Sport (12 wpi) ?
30 stitches and 44 rows = 4 inches
in St st
US 1½ - 2.5 mm
400 yards (366 m)
Women's Small-Man's Large

Finished circumference: 7.5-9.5
Finished Length: 8.5-11.75

These mittens are constructed in the manner of classic Norwegian mittens, but using knits and purls with gansey motifs rather than two colors of yarn with Norwegian motifs. The Humber Star is a popular feature on some of the ganseys worn on the inland waterways of England from the 19th century.