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Price $6.50 USD - € 5.30. The prices in USD and EUR may vary slightly depending on the daily exchange rates.

This is a classically stranded, two coloured mittens pattern, beginning with a double ribbing and continuing with a stranded pattern resembling basalt pillars.
It is recommended to use two sharply contrasting colours; the more lightness (value) difference the colours show, the clearer the pattern emerges.

The pattern itself is inspired by those distinctive stones found at a lot of places around Iceland. I recommend to visit the gorgeous Hofsós swimming pool in North Iceland, where huge basalt pillars can be seen when taking a walk at the shoreline beneath the pool.

 

Measurements: Length 28.5 cm [11.2 in], circumference 20 cm [7.9 in].

Yarn: Isager Tvinni (100 % Merino wool), 50 g / 255 m [279 yds].

Main colour: White, 35 g [1.2 oz].

Contrast colour: Grey, 40 g [1.4 oz].

Needles: Double Pointed Needles (DPNs) in 2.5 and 3.5 mm [US 1.5 and 4].

Gauge: 30 sts = 10 cm [4 in] on needles 3.5 mm [US 4].

Notions: Scrap yarn for afterthought thumb, stitch marker.

 

Basalt Mittens

SKU: 13E
940krPrice
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