Latvian mittens have been a part of Latvian culture and tradition for centuries. They are beautiful, intricate pieces of art that are not only aesthetically pleasing, but also carry a great deal of significance in the form of history, symbolism, and regional identity.
Ieza Ozolina’s book, Knit Like a Latvian, is a lovely guide for learning about Latvian mittens and creating this meaningful work of art. Not only can you learn how to knit Latvian mittens, Ieza also shares the fascinating stories behind these pieces of beautiful, handmade art.
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