Knitted mostly with two colored yarn in traditional Estonian fair-isle style. The wrists are knitted in the entrelac technique using all kind of shades of red and orange.
The pattern comes from Petseri area in Setoland, currently in Pskovs Oblast, Russia. It is an ancient geometrical pattern, depicting a flower on a stem. Another charming interpretation I have heard is following: the stem or tree is something the souls can climb on and reach to heaven, the bloom.
Tightly knitted using 0-size needles and DK weight yarn. All the colored yarns are hand dyed, 100% wool from Estonia. The off-white is natural sheep color. They are perfect to block wind and wear in winter.
The gloves are color-worked all the way to the fingertips, which makes them warmer than average thin one-layer gloves. The yarn being rather thin makes them very comfortable to wear and they fit like a second skin.