Nordic Mittens by Beth Brown-Reinsel

Nordic Mittens

January 2004
Sport (12 wpi) ?
18 stitches and 18 rows = 2 inches
in Colorwork stockinette stitch worked in the round on larger needles
US 1 - 2.25 mm
US 2 - 2.75 mm
8" long
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These mittens follow the classic style of the two-color Selbu mittens of nineteenth-century Norway: a corrugated ribbing, large star motif (known in Norway as an “eight blade rose,” pointed tips, designated seam stitches, and a different small motif worked on the palm, thumb gussets, and thumb; The many colors used in this pair give the mittens the rich look of tapestry, yet only the background colors change during knitting.