This is a PATTERN for Knitted Norwegian Selbu Mittens. Please note that it does NOT come with support, so if you think that you will need help this may not be right for you.
These are a lovely pair of warm mittens in traditional Norwegian design featuring the Selbu rose. These knitted woollen mittens look as good during apres ski as it does on the piste.
Norwegian woolens with a Selbu rose origniate from the small municipality of Selbu in Norway. A Selbu rose is a knitted rose pattern in the shape of a regular octagram. It is a traditional pattern used for winter clothing. Perhaps the most typical garment is the Selbu mitten, selbuvott. It may also be used as a design on lusekofte (sweaters).
Skill level: medium - advanced difficulty.
The pattern requires 80g double knitting or lightly worsted weight yarn in the main colour, 45g in 1 contrasting color and 3mm needles.
The pattern is in PDF format and will be available for download through Etsy.