Medvind Mittens by Artesanitarium Designs

Medvind Mittens

November 2017
Aran (8 wpi) ?
19 stitches and 23 rows = 4 inches
in stockinette
US 6 - 4.0 mm
US 8 - 5.0 mm
131 - 175 yards (120 - 160 m)
One size
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Medvind, the Swedish word for tailwind, is a very good wind. It brings you home or wherever your heart desires!

Mittens. There’s really nothing complicated about them. There’s the hand department and the thumb compartment. Mittens. No rib at the entrance, no hustle.
Mittens. Like the sock for your hands!

Matching Cowl here


  • 1 cable needle or an extra double pointed needle
  • 1 stitch marker
  • scrap yarn
  • 1 tapestry needle

Final Measurements:
Palm circumference 21 cm / 8.3 inch
Total length 25 cm / 9.8 inch

Charts can be found at the end of the pattern, they only depict the cables on the back of the mittens.
For the palm side of the mittens follow the written instructions.

Cable Abbreviations:
2/2 LC = Slip 2 sts to cn and hold in front, k2, k2 from cn.
2/2 RC = Sl 2 sts to cn and hold in back, k2, k2 from cn.
2/2 LPC = Sl 2 sts to cn and hold in front, p2, k2 from cn.
2/2 RPC = Sl 2 sts to cn and hold in back, k2, p2 from cn.

Stitch Abbreviations:
BO = Bind off
CN = Cable needle
CO = Cast on
K = Knit
K2tog = Knit 2 sts together
K4tog = Knit 4 sts together
M = Stitch marker
P = Purl
Psso = Pass slipped st over the st last worked
St(s) = Stitch(es)
Ssk = slip slip knit = Sl 2 sts knitwise onto the right-hand needle, sl them back to the left-hand needle and knit them together from the back loop.
Sl = Slip
SM = Slip marker