Thordale Fingerless Mittens by Outi Kater

Thordale Fingerless Mittens

January 2013
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
34 stitches and 36 rows = 4 inches
in colourwork
US 2 - 2.75 mm
408 yards (373 m)
Medium to large women's size
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The ornamental pattern on Thordale Fingerless Mittens has been adapted from a traditional Norwegian colourowrk motif.

Materials needed

Jamieson & Smith Shetland Supreme 2 Ply Jumper Weight - 100% Real Shetland Wool (172m/50g ball)
Yarn A - Shade 2007 Sholmit: 1 x 50g ball

Jamieson & Smith 2 Ply Jumper Weight - 100% Real Shetland Wool (118m/25g ball)
Yarn B - Shade 81 Charcoal: 1 x 25g ball
Yarn C - Shade 4 Brown Marl: 1 x 25g ball

2.75mm (UK12/US2) short DPNs, set of five
Stitch markers


Medium to large women’s size
Hand circumference 20.5cm/8in
Total length 22.5cm/9in
Length from thumb opening to top 10cm/4in

The lengths can be adjusted by having a shorter ribbing and by placing the thumb opening a few rounds higher.
The circumference of the mitten can be adjusted by having up to 4 sts more or 4 sts less (in multiples of 2) for the palm of the mitten.


34 sts and 36 rows = 10cm/4in using 2.75mm needles over colourwork pattern

The pattern includes written instructions, a chart and photogrphs.

Photography Copyright: Frances Taylor 2013