Selbu Mittens: Discover the Rich History of a Norwegian Knitting Tradition with Over 500 Charts and 35 Classic Patterns


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Selbu mittens are well known all over the world, instantly recognizable for their dramatic contrasts and intricate multi-color motifs. Anne Bårdsgård, born and raised in the village of Selbu, made it her mission to preserve the stunning patterns that have made her home famous.

The ultimate compendium for any Norwegian mitten enthusiast, produced in conjunction with a one-of-a-kind exhibition of gloves and mittens from Selbu at the Sverresborg Trøndelag Folkemuseum. Now available in English for the first time since the original Norwegian publication, this gorgeous and inspiring resource features full-color photographs of both original Selbu mittens and painstaking reconstructions, plus hundreds of charts for dozens of different types of patterns, all firmly rooted in the heart of Selbu tradition.