Öjbro Swedish Mittens - Skaftö Soot

Bring on the winter weather, these Öjbro merino wool mittens will keep your hands toasty warm even through the chilliest of winters.

Åse and Ted Öjbro knit their mittens using traditional Swedish folk patterns and colours. Inside they are insulated with three separate layers, one being Thinsulate, a super warm patented material.

These Skaftö mittens are so warm, once our customers pop them on in our shop they are sold!

One mitten features a tiny yellow warning triangle - "Varning: Varma Vantar!" - "Warning: Warm Mittens!"

Made in Sweden.

Available in two sizes.

£39.95

Find out more

The striking Skaftö design is inspired by the fishermen of Skaftö, an island north of Gothenburg famous for its fishing industry.

The Nordic people have been knitting mittens for centuries, the earliest sign of knitting dates back to the 13th century. 

Åse and Ted Öjbro are passionate about keeping the traditional art of jacquard knitting alive. Their striking designs are steeped in tradition, folklore and history.

Dimensions and details

DesignSkaftö
ColourwayCharcoal, blue grey and stone
SizeAvailable in two sizes. Medium length 27cm x width 10cm. Large length 30cm x width 11cm.
CompositionOjbro mittens are made with 4 different layers of insulation. The outer layer is 100% pure Merino wool.
NoteAlthough the mittens are generous in size, wool adapts to your hands after being worn for a while in wind and wet weather.
Did you know?Skafto is also available in matching socks, gloves and hat