Dated and named hand-knitted adult mittens, c.1837. Hand knitted in red and navy wool with a pattern of alternating snowflakes and diamonds. The cuffs have ivory bands. The thumbs are attached with a border of olive green wool. The name of the original owner and the date of construction were incorporated into the design. These mittens from the Philadelphia area are also a rare example of everyday clothing from the perio

Dated and named hand-knitted adult mittens, c.1837. Hand knitted in red and navy wool with a pattern of alternating snowflakes and diamonds. The cuffs have ivory bands. The thumbs are attached with a border of olive green wool. The name of the original owner and the date of construction were incorporated into the design. These mittens from the Philadelphia area are also a rare example of everyday clothing from the perio

These are cool diagrams for knitting but I bet you could translate to crochet too... färgstickning mönsterstickning blommor skandinaviskt

These are cool diagrams for knitting but I bet you could translate to crochet too... färgstickning mönsterstickning blommor skandinaviskt

Mittens with a star from Hammerdal, Sweden. (charted pattern)

Mittens with a star from Hammerdal, Sweden. (charted pattern)

Latvian gloves, I like them as much as socks. They keep my hands warm

Latvian gloves, I like them as much as socks. They keep my hands warm

Vante "Kedjesöm", lansering av mönstret före 1947. Formgivare:Vera Bjurström, Bohus Stickning

Vante "Kedjesöm", lansering av mönstret före 1947. Formgivare:Vera Bjurström, Bohus Stickning

My Nordic Adventure: Swedish Mittens by lisa congdon

My Nordic Adventure: Swedish Mittens

My Nordic Adventure: Swedish Mittens by lisa congdon

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