• Knitted mostly with two colored yarn in traditional Estonian fair-isle style. The wrists are knitted in the entralac technique using matching shades and some orange. The pattern comes from Helme area in historic Mulgi Region, nowadays Valga County. It is an ancient geometrical pattern, depicting crosses and rhombi. It is called a Maple Tree Leaf Pattern. 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 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. Women's size.
  • Knitted mostly with three colored yarn in traditional Estonian fair-isle style. The wrists are knitted in the entrelac technique using matching shades, some pinks and reds. The pattern comes from Irboska area in Setoland, currently in Pskovs Oblast, Russia. It is an ancient geometrical pattern, depicting crosses and circles, which are very common Seto motifs. 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 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. Women's size.
  • Knitted mostly with two colored yarn in traditional Estonian fair-isle style. The wrists are knitted in the entralac technique using matching shades and some pinks. I don't know the origin of this pattern, but it is an ancient geometrical pattern, depicting crosses, stars and suns. 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 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. Women's size.
  • Knitted mostly with two colored yarn in traditional Estonian fair-isle style. The wrists are knitted in the entralac technique using matching shades, some blues and pinks. The pattern comes from Väike-Maarja area in Lääne-Viru County. It is an ancient geometrical pattern, depicting sieve and rhombi. Sieve pattern has a very deep underlying meaning separating good from evil, heavy from light etc. 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 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. Women's size.

  • Knitted with mostly three yarns (yellow, blue and off-white) in traditional Estonian fair-isle style. The pattern comes from Helme area in Valga County, historig Mulgi Region in ESTONIA. Tightly knitted using 0-size needles and DK weight yarn. The blue and yellow 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 adding elegance to this fine pair. 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. Women's size.
  • Knitted with three yarns (two shades of purple and green) in traditional Estonian fair-isle style. The pattern is widely used throughout 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 triangular ribbing is adding elegance to this fine pair. 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. 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 traveled 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. Tightly knitted using 0-size needles and DK weight yarn. The purple and green yarns are hand dyed, 100% Estonian wool. The dark brown and off-white are natural sheep color. They are perfect to block wind and wear in winter. The triangular cuff is a nice touch to this beauty. 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. 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 traveled 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. Tightly knitted using 0-size needles and DK weight yarn. The red and green yarns are hand dyed, 100% Estonian wool. The dark brown is natural sheep color. They are perfect to block wind and wear in winter. The triangular cuff is a nice touch to this beauty. 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. Women's size.
  • Knitted with three 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 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. All the yarns are hand dyed, all 100% wool from Estonia. They are perfect to block wind and wear in winter. Beautiful triangular ribbing is very elegant, like a bracelet around your wrist. 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. Approx women's size 7.
  • Knitted with mostly two yarns (grey, yellow and red) in traditional Estonian fair-isle style. The pattern comes from Männisalu Village in Põlva County, ESTONIA. Tightly knitted using 0-size needles and DK weight yarn. the red and yellow yarns are hand dyed, 100% wool from Estonia. The grey is natural sheep color. They are perfect to block wind and wear in winter. Beautiful lacy ribbing is adding elegance to this fine pair. 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. Women's size.
  • Knitted with three yarns (red, pink and turquoise) in traditional Estonian fair-isle style. The pattern comes from Seto area, 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 triangular ribbing is adding elegance to this fine pair. 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. Women's size.
  • Knitted with three colored yarn in traditional Estonian fair-isle style. The pattern comes from Viljandi, historic center of Mulgi Region in ESTONIA. Tightly knitted using 0-size needles and DK weight yarn. The colored yarns are hand dyed, 100% wool from Estonia. The grey is natural sheep color. They are perfect to block wind and wear in winter. The cuffs are quite extraordinary, as I learned that style in Latvia, when participating in a Latvian Knitting Camp in April 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 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. Women's size.
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