• Knitted with mostly two colored yarn in traditional Estonian fair-isle style. The pattern comes from Setoland, ESTONIA and is preserved in Radaja Museum. It is an ancient circle and cross pattern. 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
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  • 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.
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  • Knitted with three colored yarn in traditional Estonian fair-isle style. The pattern comes from Pankjavitsa area in Setoland, ESTONIA. It is an old flower motif. In the cuff area there are different protective symbols like 8-pointed star and crosses. 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. 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.
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  • Knitted with four colored yarn in traditional Estonian fair-isle style. The yarns are hand dyed in Estonia, 100% wool. The off-white is natural sheep color. Tightly knitted using 0-size needles and DK-weight yarn, they are perfect to block wind and wear in winter. The cuff is nicely cabeled to give this pair an elegant look. 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.
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  • Knitted with two colored yarn (purple and yellow) in traditional Estonian fair-isle style. The pattern is an ancient Estonian pattern depicting the powerful and protective 8/pointed stars. 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 twisting ribbing is holding tight around your wrist to keep your hands warm. 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.
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  • Knitted with two colored yarn in traditional Estonian fair-isle style. The yarns are hand dyed in Estonia, 100% wool. Tightly knitted using 0-size needles and DK-weight yarn, they are perfect to block wind and wear in winter. This small geometrical pattern is rather ancient. The cuff is nicely lacy to give this pair an elegant look. 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.
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  • Knitted with three colored yarn in traditional Estonian fair-isle style. The pattern comes from Pankjavitsa area in Setoland, ESTONIA. It is an ancient tree motif, depicting the first tree where the first bird laid her eggs and how the world started. It is the genesis story ... 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 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. Approx women's size 7.
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  • Knitted with two colored yarn (purple and yellow) in traditional Estonian fair-isle style. The pattern is an ancient Estonian pattern depicting snowflakes. 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 2x2 ribbing is holding tight around your wrist to keep your hands warm. 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.
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  • Knitted with three colored yarn in traditional Estonian fair-isle style. The pattern comes from Irboska area in Setoland, ESTONIA. 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 2x2 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. Approx women's size 7.
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  • Knitted with three colored yarn in traditional Estonian fair-isle style. The pattern comes from Räpina, ESTONIA and is called a Swirly Pattern. It is an ancient 8-pointed star pattern interpreted also as cat paws. 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 cabled 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. Women's size.
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  • 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. 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 dark brown is natural sheep color. They are perfect to block wind and wear in winter. The cuff is finely cabled. 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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  • 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.
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  • 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. All the yarns are hand dyed, 100% Estonian wool. They are perfect to block wind and wear in winter. The lacy 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.
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  • Knitted mostly with three colored yarn in traditional Estonian fair-isle style. The wrists are knitted in the entralac technique using matching shades and some turquoise. It is an ancient geometrical pattern from Räpina area in Old Võro, nowadays Põlva County. It depicts snow flakes, that is also how the patter is called - a Snow Flake Pattern. Tightly knitted using 0-size needles and DK weight yarn. The pink and blue 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. Women's size.
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  • Knitted with three colored yarn in traditional Estonian fair-isle style. The pattern comes from Panjavitsa area in Setoland, ESTONIA. It is an simple ancient motif, depicting the tree ... where the bird laid the egg and the world started. Tightly knitted using 0-size needles and DK weight yarn. The yellow and orange yarns are hand dyed, 100% wool from Estonia. The Dark blown 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 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. Setos are an ethnic and linguistic minority living in an area covering South-East Estonia and West of Pskov Region in Russia. Setumaa will appeal to anybody interested in different cultures, religion and traditions - with its beautiful nature Setumaa is well worth a visit. Please see more at http://www.visitestonia.com/en/holiday-destinations/cultural-treasures/setomaa Women's size.
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  • Knitted with three colored yarn in traditional Estonian fair-isle style. The pattern comes from Urvaste area in Võru County. It is an ancient geometrical pattern, depicting powerful and protective 8-pointed star. The little crosses add extra protection and warmth to this pair, as the whole palm part is three layered. This pattern is in Estonian National Museum filed under ERM A 6:11 and it is knitted in 1740 by a Vana-Antsla student. It was collected in 1920. Tightly knitted using 0-size needles and DK weight yarn. The off-white yarn is natural sheep color, 100% wool from Estonia. The pink is hand dyed, natural Estonian wool. 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 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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  • Knitted with three colored yarn in traditional Estonian fair-isle style. The pattern comes from Paistu area in historic Mulgi Region, nowadays Viljandi County. It is an ancient geometrical pattern, depicting tiny crosses and a bloom. It is called a Strawberry Bloom Pattern. Tightly knitted using 0-size needles and DK weight yarn. The off-white yarn is natural sheep color, 100% wool from Estonia. The red and blue are hand dyed, natural Estonian wool. 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. Women's size.
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  • Knitted with mostly three colored yarn in traditional Estonian fair-isle style. The pattern comes from Pärnu area, ESTONIA . It is an ancient rhombi and cross pattern. 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 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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  • Setoland is famous for its beautiful nature, unique culture and extraordinary hospitality. Seto peoples’ handicraft is quite distinct compared to the rest of Estonia, but also different from the neighbor Russia. During the tour you will relax in Värska SPA Hotel, enjoy guided handicrafting and great local food in Setoland.
    The price is 1530 euros, and it includes: • 6 workshops in different Setoland location by the best handicraft masters, includes all materials and tools (for example, knitting, lace crocheting, embroidery, different belt making, wood stamping, cheese making, etc). • 4 nights in Värska SPA Hotel single room with breakfasts and dinners. • 4 lunches in local gourmet restaurants in Setoland and 1 lunch at the fair. • Visiting Seto Farm Museum and Litvina Handicraft Farm. • Ticket and transport to Seto Kingdom Day. • Unlimited usage of saunas, pools and gym during opening hours. • Bus transportation Tallinn – Setoland – Tallinn.
    PayPal payments will have an extra EUR 80 charge, so your total is 1610. If you pay via bank transfer, please make it FULL AMOUNT TO BENEFICIARY! Your total will be 1530 euros, we will send you an invoice.
    Info and reservations: Külli Jacobson + 372 50 343 86 info@nordicknitters.com http://nordicknitters.com/handicraft-tours/ www.facebook.com/EstonianMittens
    CANCELLATION POLICY: If cancelled before Feb 13rd, 2023 you will receive 90% of your payment (minus PayPal or bank fees) back. If cancelled before Mar 13rd, 2023 you will receive 60% of your payment (minus PayPal or bank fees) back. If cancelled before Apr 13rd, 2023 you will receive 30% of your payment (minus PayPal or bank fees) back.
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  • Haapsalu Lacy Shawl is world famous. We are organizing this tour in the end of August, because as always in the end of August there will be Haapsalu Lace Festival. Participants will be able to attend the festival on Sunday, August 27th, filled with marvelous activities, knitting competition, exhibitions and much more.
    Western Estonia is rich in beautiful handicraft techniques. During three days we will learn to knit the Haapsalu Lace Shawl instructed by the best local master Siiri Reimann.
    We will also learn the in-lay knitting technique (in Estonian it is called ROOSITUD) in Tõstmaa. Little Lihula Township and the vicinity is very famous for its flower embroidery.
    During the tour you will relax in Fra Mare SPA Hotel in Haapsalu and will have lunches in local gourmet restaurants.
    The price is 1770 euros, and it includes: • 4 workshops in lace knitting, 2 in in-lay knitting and 2 in embroidery by the best handicraft masters, includes all materials and tools; • 7 nights in Fra Mare SPA Hotel double room with buffet breakfasts and buffet dinners! THE FOOD GALORE IS DELICIOUS! • lunches in local gourmet restaurants in Haapsalu and Lääne County;
    • Haapsalu city tour and tour in the newly renovated Haapsalu Castle; • Unlimited usage of saunas and spa during opening hours; • Bus transportation between Tallinn and Haapsalu.
    PayPal payments will have an extra EUR 80 charge, so your total is 1850. If you pay via bank transfer, please make it FULL AMOUNT TO BENEFICIARY! Your total will be 1770 euros, we will send you an invoice.
    Info and reservations:
    Külli Jacobson + 372 50 343 86
    CANCELLATION POLICY: If cancelled before Feb 23rd, 2023 you will receive 90% of your payment (minus PayPal or bank fees) back. If cancelled before Mar 23rd, 2023 you will receive 60% of your payment (minus PayPal or bank fees) back. If cancelled before Apr 23rd, 2023 you will receive 30% of your payment (minus PayPal or bank fees) back.
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  • Knitted with three colored yarn in traditional Estonian fair-isle style. The pattern comes from Petseri area in Setoland, ESTONIA. It is an ancient pattern from Setoland. Tightly knitted using 0-size needles and DK weight yarn. The pink yarns are hand dyed. The off-white is natural sheep color, 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. Women's size approx 7-8.
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  • Please welcome a fine work of handicraft art, where traditional Estonian knitting style is combined with Mulgi patterns. Tightly knitted using 0-size needles and DK weight yarn. All the yarns are hand dyed, 100% Estonian wool. They are perfect to block wind and wear in winter. The patterned 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 approximately 7.5-8.
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  • Knitted with three colored yarn in traditional Estonian fair-isle style. The pattern comes from Kõpu area in VIljandi County, ESTONIA. It is an ancient geometrical pattern. 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. Women's size approx 7-8.
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  • Knitted with three colored yarn in traditional Estonian fair-isle style. The pattern comes from Pärnu-Jaagupi area in Western ESTONIA. It is an simple ancient motif, depicting crosses and stars. Tightly knitted using 0-size needles and DK weight yarn. The navy and pink 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 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 7,5-8.
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