Selbu Style Half-Mitts
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Logan Half-Mitts are worked with construction and patterning developed and traditionally used for mittens and gloves in Selbu, Norway. Logan includes a men’s cuff, clover, a deer, a spruce twig, a spider and a patterned palm. Many thanks to Anne Bårdsgård for her book, Selbu Mittens, published by Trafalgar Square Books of North Pomfret, Vermont. Pattern requires the following skills: working in the round in small circumferences, increasing and decreasing, stranded knitting in two colors.
Small (Medium, Large); S (M, L)
Circumference: 8 1/2”/21.5cm (8 3/4”/22cm, 9 1/2”/24cm), Approximate Length: 8”/20cm (8”/20cm, 8 1/4”/21cm)
Sizes shown are hand circumference with 0”/0cm ease. Measure around the palm of dominate hand, just below the knuckles, excluding thumb.
Yarn RAUMA FINULL PT2 (100% Norwegian Wool, 190yds/175m per 50g ball); MC:137yds/125m, 36g, CC: 84yds/77m, 22g (MC:152yds/139m, 40g, CC:122yds/112m, 32g, MC:160yds/146m, 42g, CC:130yds/119m, 34g).
Sample is size M pictured on hands with a circumference of 8 1/4”/21cm in color 0410 for MC, color 0406 for CC. Traditionally, black patterns are knit on a white background. However, other color combinations are often chosen.
Needles US 1½/2.50mm and US 1/2.25mm: as preferred for working small circumferences in the round, dpns or circular. Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge.
Notions Three stitch markers; waste yarn; tapestry needle
Gauge 31 stitches and 34 rounds in stranded two-color stockinette stitch = 4"/10cm on US 1½/2.50mm needles.
Price $5.00 USD
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