• Nordic Knitters present Handicraft Tour to Setoland ESTONIA May 26–31 in 2019 Relax in Värska SPA, enjoy guided handicrafting and great local food in Setoland! The price is EUR 950 and it includes:
    • 7 workshops in different Setoland location by the best handicraft masters, includes all materials and tools.;
    • 5 nights in Värska SPA Hotel with breakfasts and dinners in a double room;
    • 5 lunches in local gourmet restaurants in Setoland;
    • 1 SPA treatment in Värska SPA (Mineralwater Bath or Mud Bath);
    • 1 day trip to Northers Setoland and vicinity;
    • 1 party evening singing and dancing with local Seto singing choir;
    • Unlimited usage of waterpark, saunas and gym during opening hours;
    • Bus transportation Tallinn – Setoland – Riga.
  • Knitted mostly with two colored yarn in traditional Estonian fair-isle style. The wrists are knitted in the entralac technique using lots of yellow. and other matching shades. The pattern comes from Viru-Jaagupi area in Lääne-Viru County. It is one of the more ancient patterns, as it is geometrical and depicting crosses and squares and rhombi. 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 four colored yarn in traditional Estonian fair-isle style. The pattern 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 and merchants brought home from far away lands or exotic salesmen were selling in towns. This motif is most probably of Roman origin. Tightly knitted using 0-size needles and DK weight yarn. The purple and orange yarns are hand dyed, 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. Approx women's size 7.
  • Knitted with three colored yarn in traditional Estonian fair-isle style. The pattern is an ancient Estonian sieve pattern and looped square. It comes from Rapla area in Central Estonia Rapla County, ESTONIA. Tightly knitted using 0-size needles and DK weight yarn. Red and brown yarns are hand dyed, 100% wool from Estonia. The off-white is natural sheep wool. They are perfect to block wind and wear in winter. Beautiful cabled 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-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 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.