• Knitted with three colored yarn in traditional Estonian fair-isle style. The pattern is an ancient Estonian pattern depicting flowers. It comes from Heimtali area in Viljandi County, ESTONIA. Tightly knitted using 0-size needles and DK weight yarn. All the 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. Beautiful lacy ribbing is very elegant, like a bracelet around your wrist. The gloves are colorworked all the way to the fingertips, which makes them warmer than average thin one-leyer gloves. The yarn being rather thin makes them very comfortable to wear and they fit like a second skin. Women's size.
  • Knitted with three colored yarn in traditional Estonian fair-isle style. The pattern is an ancient Estonian pattern depicting 8-point star and squares. It comes from Lüganuse area in Tartu County, ESTONIA. Tartu is a historic Livonian town called Dorpat in Southern Estonia. 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. Beautiful lacy ribbing is very elegant, like a bracelet around your wrist. The gloves are colorworked all the way to the fingertips, which makes them warmer than average thin one-leyer gloves. The yarn being rather thin makes them very comfortable to wear and they fit like a second skin. Women's size.
  • Knitted with three colored yarn in traditional Estonian fair-isle style. The pattern is an ancient Estonian pattern depicting crosses and stars. It comes from Lihula area in Western Estonia Lääne County, ESTONIA. Tightly knitted using 0-size needles and DK weight yarn. All the yarns are hand dyed, 100% wool from Estonia. They are perfect to block wind and wear in winter. Beautiful lacy ribbing is very elegant, like a bracelet around your wrist. The gloves are colorworked all the way to the fingertips, which makes them warmer than average thin one-leyer gloves. The yarn being rather thin makes them very comfortable to wear and they fit like a second skin. Women's size.
  • Knitted with three colored (light green, purple, and off-white) yarn in traditional Estonian fair-isle style. Tightly knitted using 0-size needles and DK weight yarn. The green and purple are hand dyed, 100% wool from Estonia. The off-white is natural sheep color. They are perfect to block wind and wear in winter. This pattern comes from Paistu area in Mulgi region, nowadays Viljandi County, ESTONIA. This pattern is called a Strawbeery Bloom Pattern and is widely used in Mulgi socks and mittens. Cabled cuffs in tiny stripes are giving these gloves an extra elegance. They are like bracelets around Your wrists. The gloves are colorworked 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. Women's size.
  • comes from Irboska area in Setoland, ESTONIA. It is an intricate round motif, depicting waves and circles and crosses. Women in older days were very eager to accommodate new motifs which warriors brought home from far away lands or exotic merchants were selling in towns. This motif is most probably of Roman origin. Tightly knitted using 0-size needles and DK weight yarn. The turquoise yarn is hand dyed, the off-white and grey is natural sheep color, all 100% wool from Estonia. They are perfect to block wind and wear in winter. Beautiful lacy ribbing is very elegant, like a bracelet around your wrist. The gloves are colorworked all the way to the fingertips, which makes them warmer than average thin one-leyer gloves. The yarn being rather thin makes them very comfortable to wear and they fit like a second skin. Women's size.
  • Knitted with three colored yarn in traditional Estonian fair-isle style. The pattern is an ancient Estonian pattern from Paistu area in Viljandi County. It is depicting 8-pointed stars, crosses and squares. It is a very powerful and protective motif, which keeps away the evil. Tightly knitted using 0-size needles and DK weight yarn. The blue yarn is hand dyed. The off-white and black are natural sheep colors, 100% wool from Estonia. The black yarn, which is actually a very dark brown, is a lamb wool. Once the sheep gets older the shade will become lighter brown. The gloves are perfect to block wind and wear in winter. Beautiful lacy ribbing is very elegant, like a bracelet around your wrist. They are colorworked 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. Women's size.
  • Knitted with three colored yarn in traditional Estonian fair-isle style. The pattern is an ancient Estonian pattern depicting crosses and squares. It also reminds me a beetle. I found this patterns from a neighbour's house in my home village Männisalu in Räpina Township, ESTONIA. Tightly knitted using 0-size needles and DK weight yarn. All the yarns are hand dyed, 100% wool from Estonia. They are perfect to block wind and wear in winter. Beautiful lacy ribbing is very elegant, like a bracelet around your wrist. The gloves are colorworked all the way to the fingertips, which makes them warmer than average thin one-leyer gloves. The yarn being rather thin makes them very comfortable to wear and they fit like a second skin. Women's size.
  • Knitted mostly with two colored yarn in traditional Estonian fair-isle style. The wrists are knitted in the entrelac technique using blue shades galore. The pattern comes from Otepää area in Valga County. It is an ancient geometrical pattern, depicting trees or hills. Tightly knitted using 0-size needles and DK weight yarn. The yarns are hand dyed, 100% wool from Estonia. They are perfect to block wind and wear in winter. The gloves are colorworked all the way to the fingertips, which makes them warmer than average thin one-leyer gloves. The yarn being rather thin makes them very comfortable to wear and they fit like a second skin. Women's size.
  • Knitted with two colored yarn in traditional Estonian fair-isle style. The pattern comes from Irboska area in Setoland, ESTONIA. It is an intricate square motif. The geometrical motifs like this one are the most ancient. Tightly knitted using 0-size needles and DK weight yarn. The red yarn is hand dyed, the dark yarn is natural sheep color, all 100% wool from Estonia. It is lamb's wool to be so dark. Once the sheep gets older the shade will become lighter brown. They are perfect to block wind and wear in winter. Beautiful lacy ribbing is very elegant, like a bracelet around your wrist. The gloves are colorworked all the way to the fingertips, which makes them warmer than average thin one-leyer gloves. The yarn being rather thin makes them very comfortable to wear and they fit like a second skin. Approx women's size 7.
  • Knitted with mostly three colored yarn in traditional Estonian fair-isle style. The pattern comes from Setoland, ESTONIA and is preserved in Obinitsa Private Collection in an Art Gallery. It is an old floral pattern depicting leaves of blooms. Tightly knitted using 0-size needles and DK weight yarn. All the yarns are hand dyed, 100% wool from Estonia. They are perfect to block wind and wear in winter. Beautiful twisty ribbing is very elegant, like a bracelet around your wrist. The gloves are colorworked all the way to the fingertips, which makes them warmer than average thin one-leyer gloves. The yarn being rather thin makes them very comfortable to wear and they fit like a second skin. Women's size.
  • Please welcome a fine work of handicraft art, where traditional Estonian knitting style is combined with Seto patterns. And this is not an ordinary pattern, but it has travelled to Siberia with expatriates from Seto area in South-East Estonia and back to home-land with folklorist, who were researching them few years ago. Similar pair is currently on an exhibition called "Siberian Seto Floral Patterns" (please see more info at http://kagukudujad.blogspot.com/2013/02/meenutusi-naituse-avamiselt-vorumaa.html). Tightly knitted using 0-size needles and DK weight yarn. The pink and green yarns are hand dyed, 100% Estonian wool. The off-white os natural sheep color. They are perfect to block wind and wear in winter. The cuff is finely cabled. The gloves are colorworked all the way to the fingertips, which makes them warmer than average thin one-leyer gloves. The yarn being rather thin makes them very comfortable to wear and they fit like a second skin. Women's size.
  • Knitted with three (purple, orange and yello) colored yarn in traditional Estonian fair-isle style. Tightly knitted using 0-size needles and DK weight yarn. All the yarns are hand dyed, 100% wool from Estonia. They are perfect to block wind and wear in winter. This pattern comes from Irbosaka area in Setoland. It is a nice pattern , quite an ancient one. The crosses and circles are rather common motifs in Seto culture. The cuffs are quite extraordinary, as I learned that style in Latvia, when participating in a Latvian Knitting Camp in Aprill this year. You could read more about that camp here: http://kagukudujad.blogspot.com.ee/2016/05/lati-kudumislaager-kindad-kurzeme.html But I also remembered that I had seen this style before. I looked it up and there actually is a pair of gloves in Estonian National Museum, under the code 18523, with the same cuff. Small world, especially when we are living close with our good neighbors. The gloves are colorworked 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. Women's size.