Sunday, August 30, 2009

Wheel Patterned Mittens

I saw a red and white version of these mittens on Ravelry and got the urge to make a pair like that for myself. In the Estonian knitting tradition this is called a wheel pattern, but I think the wheels look more like suns or flowers.

I took this project with me on a little hiking trip close to my home and will share the view I had while knitting:

The lady on the right was not interested in yarn crafts but in sandwiches.

Pattern: "Kristi's Mittens" from "Folk Knitting in Estonia" by Nancy Bush.
These are knitted on 2.0 mm needles with Dale of Norway/Dalegarn Baby Ull, colourway #0010 and #4018, one skein of each colour.

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