Seljuk mittens

from Kunstwerk Designs

Seljuk mittens Pattern


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Knitting: Seljuk mittens
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Pattern Details:

Pattern Details






Women, Men



Skill Level:

medium skill level requirement Intermediate

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • Two-color cast-on, knitting in the round, increasing/decreasing, stranded knitting with two colors, reading a chart, Latvian Braid, Kitchener stitch.

Pattern Description:

Seljuk mittens have a central star motif, a charted cuff bounded by two Latvian braids and a peasant thumb. The design on the front of the mitten is inspired by early Turkish textiles. The pattern has charts for two sizes, photos and written instructions. It includes instructions for the Latvian braid and a two color cast on.


9 stitches and 9 rounds = 1 inch 2.5 cm in stranded work

36 stitches and 36 rounds= 4 inches (10cm)

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • Women's Medium (Large) Fits palm circumference 8 (9) inches 20 (22.9) cm Length (cuff included) - 10 (11) inches 25.5 (27.9) cm


  • Needles US #2 2.75 mm DPN (set of 5)
  • Yarn/Materials: Fingering weight yarn in 3 colors: Color A approx. 146 yards/34 grams (152 yards/38 grams) Color B approx. 124 yards/31 grams (132 yards/32 grams) Color C approx. 4.5 yards/1 grams (10 yards/2.5 grams)

You Will Also Need:

  • Scrap yarn - approx. 1 8" [46 cm] 1 or 2 row markers

Suggested yarn:

275 yards of Fingering weight