During the 1980s, the knitting world’s fascination with stranded-colorwork mittens of Latvia was spurred by books such as Lizbeth Upitis’s Latvian Mittens: Traditional Designs & Techniques. In PieceWork’s January/February 2010 issue, Barbara Plakans recounts the story of one of Latvia’s most revered mitten knitters, Jette Užāne. Jette Užāne [1924–2007] rarely left Lejnieki (Place down in […]

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