This kit includes two skeins of worsted weight Z-plied yarn and a pattern that gives instructions for two different styles of Swedish Twined Mittens, knitted in the round. The instructions assume you are unfamiliar with this fascinating technique–a primer of all the skills you'll need is within the pattern! Twined Knitting (or Tvåänddstickning) developed in Sweden around the 1600s and involves knitting with both ends of the skein to create a warm, elastic, embossed fabric. Because of the way the yarns travel as the knitting progresses, Z-plied yarns (which are constructed differently than most yarns) are traditionally used.
The two different mitten patterns include: two thumb gussets, two different pattern motifs, and two tip shaping methods: The Braid Decrease and the Sectioned Decrease. You can build your skills as you knit a warm and comfy pair of mittens! The amount of yarn included will make one pair of mittens.
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Returns & exchanges
I gladly accept returns and exchanges
Contact me within: 14 days of delivery
Ship items back within: 30 days of delivery
I don't accept cancellations
But please contact me if you have any problems with your order.
The following items can't be returned or exchanged
Because of the nature of these items, unless they arrive damaged or defective, I can't accept returns for:
Custom or personalized orders
Perishable products (like food or flowers)
Intimate items (for health/hygiene reasons)
Items on sale
Conditions of return
Buyers are responsible for return shipping costs. If the item is not returned in its original condition, the buyer is responsible for any loss in value.
Additional return information
If you are not pleased with your purchase, please contact me within 14 days after receiving your item, so that we can reach a solution. I will only accept items returned in the same condition that they were sent. Once I receive the item, I will provide a full refund, less the return shipping charge. (The buyer is responsible to pay for the cost of return shipping.) Please e-mail me to notify me in advance.