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Saltwater Mittens - From The Island of Newfoundland - More that 20 heritage designs to knit - Christine LeGrow & Shirley A. Scott

Saltwater Mittens - From The Island of Newfoundland - More that 20 heritage designs to knit - Christine LeGrow & Shirley A. Scott

Your Price: $29.95
Part Number:76056

Woollen mittens have long been a Newfoundlander’s best friend. The warmer the better. In a quirky climate of freeze, thaw, blow, and drizzle, good mittens made all tasks easier—to split birch, hammer a nail, gut a fish, draw and haul water, hang clothes on a line, shoot a seabird, or snare a rabbit. Social life, too, always required the finest mittens and gloves. This continues today.  

These mittens are as practical as they are beautiful—double-knit with two colours means twice the warmth and wind resistance. The patterns are rated by difficulty and varied in style, including trigger mitts, wristers, five-finger mittens (a.k.a. gloves), fingerless mitts for wee ones, and, of course, classic mittens for all.

 

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