Hilja Mitts Kit | iKnit7

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Designed by Aleks Byrd, the Hilja Mitts are inspired by traditional Estonian motifs dating back to the 1930s. These fingerless mitts feature a beautifully unique and eye-catching embroidered design.

Knit from the bottom up, the body of these wrist warmers features a motif created using the Estonian inlay technique called “Roosimine”. The contrast colours (CC1 and CC2) are held double for the inlay floats. Curious to learn more about Roosimine? Check out Aleks' blog post explaining what it is and how it works!

And as an added bonus, our kits include enough yardage for you to knit two pairs of Hilja mitts! So knit one pair for yourself and one for a friend! 

Need a little helping hand? The pattern contains links to comprehensive video tutorials on all the methods used.

Skill level: 

  • Advanced beginner. Comfortable with knitting with two colours and in the round. The pattern includes links to video tutorials.

Kit Includes:

This kit comes with the option to add the iKnit7 This is Knit Project Bag for a special price of €6.00.

Also required but not included:

  • 3mm (US 2.5) needles for your preferred method of knitting in the round

Kit Options:

  • Kit A: Studio Donegal Darnie shade 8811, Townhouse Yarns Olla No. 2 Okcurr and Shimmer
  • Kit B: Studio Donegal Darnie shade 8810, Townhouse Yarns Olla No.2 Sundae and Shimmer
  • Kit C: Studio Donegal Darnie shade 8808, Townhouse Yarns Olla No. 2. Bad Girl RiRi and Super Split
  • Kit D: Studio Donegal Darnie shade 8804, Townhouse Yarns Olla No. 2 Myst and Trench
  • Kit E: Studio Donegal Darnie shade 8807 (fuchsia pink), Townhouse Yarns Olla No. 2 Cloak and Eden
  • Kit F: Studio Donegal Darnie shade 8815, Townhouse Yarns Olla No. 2 Lady Melisandre and Oasis

Find out more about iKnit7 and the Hilja Mitts KAL here.

Please note kits are exclusively available online.

If you would like to pick up a kit in store then please use our "Click and Collect" option. You will then receive a notification when your kit is assembled and ready to collect.

We ship worldwide.

Tax-free pricing is available for customers outside the EU and this will be reflected at checkout.

Shipping Carrier

Packages can be shipped via An Post (the Irish National Postal Service) or DPD / DHL Courier.

We ship Tuesday - Friday each week.


Rates within Ireland 

Standard Post: €4.95

Express (Tracked) Post: €5.95

DPD Courier: €7.50


Rates to Northern Ireland 

Tracked Post: €7.00


England, Scotland and Wales

DPD Courier: €14.50

(Unfortunately we cannot ship to the Channel Islands at the moment.)

A note re Brexit:

VAT will automatically be collected at checkout on order values under £135 (the prices you see when browsing include VAT).

On orders over £135 VAT is collected by the shipping courier, but your cost at checkout will reflect ex-tax pricing.


To Europe

Tracked Shipping starts at €7.00

Rate will be calculated before check out depending on location.

DHL Rates are also offered at checkout.

All international packages are sent via a Tracked Express Service.


To the USA and Canada

Up to 2kg: €12.00

DHL Rates are also offered at checkout.


To New Zealand and Australia

Up to 2kg: €14.00

DHL Rates are also offered at checkout.


Please see here for our refund / exchange policy.