Selbu Style Half-Mitts
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Siv Half-Mitts are worked with construction and patterning developed and traditionally used for mittens and gloves in Selbu, Norway. Siv includes a women’s cuff, a reverse heart rose, a single star 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.
Size & Finished Measurements
Small (Medium, Large); S (M, L)
Circumference: 7 1/2”/19cm (8”/20.3cm, 8 1/2”/21.6cm)
Approximate Length: 8 1/2”/21.6cm (8 1/2”/21.6cm, 9”/22.9cm)
The Siv Half-Mitts are intended to be worn with approximately 0”/0cm ease in circumference. Measure around the palm of dominate hand, just below the knuckles, excluding thumb.
RAUMA FINULL PT2 (100% Norwegian Wool, 190yds/175m per 50g ball)
Size S: MC: 141yds/129m, 37g, CC: 84yds/77m, 22g
Size M: MC: 167yds/153m, 44g, CC: 91yds/83m, 24g
Size L: MC: 190yds/175m, 50g, CC: 99yds/91m, 26g
Sample is size L 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 3/3.25mm and US 2/2.75mm: 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 28 stitches and 27 rounds in stranded two-color stockinette stitch = 4"/10cm on US 3/3.25mm needles.
Price $5.00 USD
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