Lovikkavante

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Lovikkavantar

Lovikkavante ('Lovikka Mitten') is a noted Swedish glove or mitten originating from the village of Lovikka [sv], in the district of Junosuando by Torne (river) in Pajala Municipality, Norrbotten in Northern Sweden. It is a knitted wool mitten manufactured and designed in accordance with the pattern established by its creator Erika Aittamaa in 1892, especially designed for the cold climate of Northern Sweden.[1][2] The village of Lovikka has a small museum dedicated to the history and design of the mittens.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Frängsmyr, Tore (1995). Edlund, Lars-Erik, ed. Norrländsk uppslagsbok: ett uppslagsverk på vetenskaplig grund om den norrländska regionen. 3, [Lapp-Reens]. Umeå: Norrlands universitetsförlag. pp. 76–77. ISBN 91-972484-1-X. LIBRIS 1610873.
  2. ^ Radio, Sveriges. "Hör Erika berätta 1948 hur hon uppfann lovikkavanten / Erika kertoo 1948 kunka hän keksi lovikkavanthuun – Meänraatio". Retrieved 2017-07-09.
  3. ^ "Lovikkavanten (Lovikka Mitten Statue)". www.atlasobscura.com. Atlas Obscura. Retrieved 18 February 2018.