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~ Norwegian Girl Sweater ~
Feminine Norwegian sweater, with cute selbu roses!
Knitted in the round with yoke - practically seamless.
Traditional Norwegian stranded pattern in 2 colors, with yoke.
Sleeves and body is knitted together in one piece. The reducing for
the neck is done in between the pattern rounds, marked with pink lines in the diagram.
In the old days, when electricity was still unknown, the stars were loved as symbols of life and energy.
Stars were often knitted into pillows and nightgowns, as protecting symbols against the darkness of the night and the unknown.
For the same reason, stars were also knitted into clothing used in wintertime - as winter was considered the night of the year.
PDF includes 3 pages, with detailed descriptions and a graphic pattern diagram.
23 stitches and 30 rows = 4 inches
1200 yards of Fingering weight