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Östgötadräll Twined Knitted Mittens


The inspiration for these twined knitting mittens came from the region of Östergötland, in the eastern part of Sweden. I have taken parts from a traditional weaving pattern - Östgötadräll - and used a stylized part of the pattern on the back of the hand. On the palm there is an easily knit pattern that makes the mitten a rather quick knit despite the twined knitting technique.

I wish you happy knitting!


Women´s: small / medium

Circumference hand: 19 cm / 7.5 inches


Finished measurements

Circumference: 21 cm / 8.5 inches

Height (cuff included): 24 cm / 9.5 inches



Z-plied yarn from Ullspinneriet i Brink:

200 m / 219 yards per 100 g, 100% wool (Leicester blend).


Yarn requirements

Main colour: coral pink # 206RA, 70 g

Contrast colour: off white # 206, 65 g



Double pointed needles: 2.5 mm / US 1.5.



34 sts x 36 rounds = 10 cm / 4 inches in twined knitting in the round, using 2.5 mm / US 1.5 needles.

Always use a needle size that gives you the recommended gauge.



Stitch markers, scrap yarn or needle holder, darning needle.

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