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October 18

Pattern Freebie: Norwegian Mittens

Hey guys!  Back by popular demand is another vintage pattern from Lion Brand Yarn company, via the Gloves and Mittens pattern booklet.

This time I’m sharing the blue & white Norwegian Mitten pattern, bottom left corner below:

In more detail:

Click on the following link to download the free pdf pattern: Norwegian Mittens Pattern.

And here’s the Ravelry page to add to your favorites or Queue.

Pattern Details:

This pattern calls for sport weight yarn and US size 2 (2.75mm) double point knitting needles (3 of them).  The pattern gauge is 8.5 sts per inch or 17 sts per 2 inches.  Since the yarn is a bit thick for the needles here, this would produce a dense, air-tight glove, perfect for the chilly winter months.

These gloves are knit in the round, and they’re designed for a women’s size medium.  Looking forward into the pattern directions at Round 24: after the thumb stitches are placed on some scrap yarn, you’re left with 58 stitches.  Dividing these 58 sts by the gauge of 8.5 sts per inch, this gives you 6.823 inches.  This is the circumference of the mitten – not including your thumb.

I hope you love this glove pattern and do let me know if there are any others you’d like me to post for next week.

Have a great weekend!

  1. Kelly / Oct 19 2013

    I love Norwegian mitten patterns! So cozy. Thanks for sharing :)

  2. Erin B / Oct 19 2013

    I love seeing all the old knitting patterns you post. Would you be able to post the pink gloves in the upper right of that photo? I think those are just what I need.

    • Liz / Oct 21 2013

      Sure Erin! I’ll post those up this coming Friday for you (and everyone else).

  3. Elena Knits / Oct 21 2013

    Thank you for the pattern, Liz! :D

  4. Deanna / Oct 21 2013

    Thanks for posting the pattern! Loved all the bunny pictures too. :-)

  5. Violet / Jun 27 2014

    Love the Norwegian vintage mittens – smells childhood for me (I’m a Suede – Norway neighbour…)

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