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A small knitted case with a white red and black striped pattern.

Knitted braids are the perfect embellishment for any project! The Baltic countries of Latvia and Estonia have many different styles of braids that have added interesting details to mittens, gloves, socks, and sweaters. Learn the about three styles of braids, the basic foundation and experiment with colour combinations and directionality.

Please bring the following materials:

3.75mm / US5 needles for knitting a small circumference

Either double pointed needles or 60cm/ 24” circular needle for magic loop method

2 colours of DK weight yarn in contrasting colours, approx. 20g of each colour.

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