A 19th Century Swedish Tradition
These Lovikka Mittens are cushiony, being made of 2 strands of yarn and then fulled (Slightly Felted). After fulling, the mittens are brushed for warmth. Optional embroidery or braid on the cuff for a traditional look. Featured Techniques: Double Cast-On, Straight Thumb Construction, Swirled Round Mitten Top, Fulling, Embellished Cuffs. Five sizes!
Beth Brown Reinsel is an expert on Scandanavian and other traditional knitting techniques. All of her patterns include not only clear instructions but also charts, schematics, glossary and bibliography. Every pattern also contains mini technique lessons.