Latvian mittens are more than just a conventional article of clothing; they are a symbol of the culture and traditions of Latvia. Brightly decorated with unique patterns that often hold a symbolic or spiritual meaning, bringing luck and warmth during the cold winter months. For several centuries in Latvia, mittens were the main form of gift and they were given with magical significance. Wearing a pair of Latvian mittens is not just a fashion statement, it is a way to honor the culture that created them.
Now, with these Latvian Mittens Kits, it couldn't be easier to experience this Latvian style knitting! The hand shorn wool from a family owned farm is beautifully presented in this sweet kit complete with the step-by-step recipe of a mitten. Available in ten different designs, these kits include the pattern and all the wool that you need to knit your own pair of Latvian Mittens to wear with pride or gift to someone special.
Each Kit Includes:
Yarn is made in Lithuania 100% wool (White skein 80% wool, 20% polyamide
Booklet printing in Latvia
These mittens call for a size 00 DPN Needles. You can add those to your order here!
Please note that these kits are designed for advanced beginner knitters and beyond. The directions assume that you have some prior knowledge of stranded colorwork and mitten construction. You may find the video in this link helpful on your Latvian Mitten journey. It is a zoom call with TWT's Corinne, Maggie, and Krista joining Latvian Mitten knitters to share information!