Mittens by Name
With references to the books that show you how to knit them.
with big waves from Labrador. — Favorite Mittens,
p. 174. Also, Flying Geese & Partridge Feet,
Fishermen's Wet Mittens.
They’re knitted big, then shrunk to size in hot and cold water — and worn wet. — Favorite Mittens,
p. 28. Fox & Geese & Fences, p 12.
(It’s candlelit windows
) mittens, a favorite, fun mitten to knit with roots from Estonia to New Brunswick —Ultimate Mittens,
p. 68. Also Candlelit Windows
, Ultimate Mittens,
mittens and fingermitts, a trick of the eye makes this simple pattern a diagonal check — Favorite Mittens,
p. 142. Knit Mittens, Chipman's Block
— Flying Geese & Partridge Feet,
Compass Mittens or, Mattie Owl’s Patch mittens. In one Nova Scotia village the pattern was found on a patch on Mattie Owl’s mitten and carried on for generations. — Flying Geese & Partridge Feet, p. 62.Also,Compass Mittens for Small Mariners — Flying Geese & Partridge Feet, p. 114.
fingermitts, a Faroe Island sweater pattern that translates oh-so-well to a Newfoundland style fingermitt. Ultimate Mittens,
mittens, a Scottish rib stitch translated to squashy, warm mittens. Knit Mittens,
mittens. Look closely at the little diamonds here and you’ll see small fleurs-de-lis to reflect your French heritage. — Knit Mittens,
p. 40. Flying Geese & Partridge Feet,
p. 73. Petits Mitaine en Fleur-de-lis — Favorite Mittens,
Flying Geese gloves
, a gorgeous, finely knit pattern collected by Janetta Dexter in Nova Scotia. The motif comes from weaving and patchwork. — Flying Geese & Partridge Feet
, p. 52. Also, Flying Geese Mittens and Gloves
Fox & Geese Mittens,
shooting gloves, and cap. Fox & Geese & Fences.
p. 32. Also, Fox & Geese Mittens, Favorite Mittens,
p. 77. Also Baby Foxes & Goslings
, Favorite Mittens,
(mittens) a Hidden Rib. Possibly the thickest, most unusual, traditional Norwegian mitten ever. — Ultimate Mittens, p. 118.
Hearty Alternative Stuffed Mittens.
Knitters in New Brunswick misread my directions and produced these darling hearts on Newfoundland Stuffed Mittens. Ultimate Mittens
, p. 38.
Ice Harbor Compass
mittens, Tradition has it that Compass Mittens will bring you home safe. — free pattern. First published in Piecework. Also find it at Interweavestore.com.
See also Ice Harbor Mittens,
forthe old tale behind the mitten.
mittens — Favorite Mittens,
p. 156. Flying Geese & Partridge Feet,
Lithuanian Ribby Knit
mittens. My Danish mother-in-law spotted this as a Lithuanian mitten, although the original came from Cape Breton. — Ultimate Mittens,
, or Northern Star
mittens, taken from a Nova Scotian sock pattern, the color pattern may be based on the Rob-Peter-to-Pay-Paul patchwork pattern. Favorite Mittens,
p. 126; Flying Geese & Partridge Feet,
mittens, a gorgeous Selby star Norwegian mitten, knitted in equally gorgeous Norwegian Raumagarn 3-ply Strikkegarn. — Knit Mittens,
Norwegian Twined Knitted
Mittens. Twined knitting these with the purl-side-out gives them extra grip and durability to these Norwegian loggers’ mittens. Ultimate Mittens
, p. 136.
Partridge Feet mittens.
mittens, the ultimate fusion mitten: a Faroese pattern of slants applied to a Maine fishermans mitten and named after a Wabanaki women's dance. — Ultimate Mittens,
Mittens and Cap — Favorite Mittens,
p. 100. Fox & Geese & Fences
, p. 51.
Secret Fleece Mittens.
With the fleece stuffing hidden from sight by the knit-in technique, these Newfoundland mittens are like cozy pillows for your hands. Ultimate Mittens
, p. 44.
Shagged Loggers Mittens, Flying Geese & Partridge Feet, p. 23.
Shepherd's Plaid gloves, Flying Geese & Partridge Feet, p. 85.
Shining Star mittens from St. Anthony’s, Newfoundland, from the folk medium but taken from a Norwegian mitten book popular in mid-20th century. Flying Geese & Partridge Feet, p. 102.
(or Striped Mittens
) Rooted in central Maine and off-shore Sweden, a strikingly smart and durable mitten. —Favorite Mittens,
p. 87. Ultimate Mittens,
p. 105. Also, Striped Mittens and Cap, Fox & Geese & Fences,
stuffed mittens. Used with permission from Peace Fleece in western Maine, Uncle Chubbs uses fleece stuffing to create a color pattern — Ultimate Mittens,
were developed by Sarah Miller in central Maine, based on Newfoundland stuffed mittens — Ultimate Mittens,