Knit your way through more than 40 new mitten patterns inspired by the enchanting landscape and fascinating history of northern Swedenthe forests, lakes, and deeply-rooted traditions that have surrounded knitwear designer Solveig Larsson all her life. Each knitted mitten design brings with it a photo, a story, and a piece of Sweden’s past, gathered together to form a collection that will warm hands while sharing the beauties of a region rich in vistas, legends, and textile art.
Solveig Larsson was born and raised in Luleå, a city on the coast of northern Sweden. She was a school teacher for 40 years and after retiring she spends her time reading and knitting. Solveig has been knitting mittens for years, her patterns are inspired by the landscape, legends, and lasting traditions of Northern Sweden.
Table of Contents
TABLE OF CONTENTS
Preface Basic Mitten Instructions Techniques
Adela Anna-Teresia Workhouses Arjeplog Mittens Margona Aunes Björkliden Bluebells Britta’s Mittens Cyclamen Elli Eva’s Mittens Mountain Avens Engagement Mittens The Frog Gällivare Hedgehog Jukkasjärvvi Mittens Katarina The Crown Lapland Heather Linda Lisa Zeterström Lisa Z Lisa Heather Maple Maja Majorov Nestor Norrbotten Star Mittens Ottilia Pia Pirjo Polar Nights Porjus Mittens—Maria Juni New Porjus Reindeer Mittens Rowan Selet Summer Lousewort Masterwort Star White Kalix River Mittens Mittens from Kalix Mittens from Överkalix Vivi