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Norwegian Girl Sweater

from Katrine H
(6) Name: 'Knitting : Norwegian Girl Sweater
Norwegian Girl Sweater
Norwegian Girl Sweater
Norwegian Girl Sweater
Norwegian Girl Sweater
Norwegian Girl Sweater

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • knitting stockinette and stranded 2 colors

Pattern Description:

~ 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.
The sweater can be knitted with one or two strands of yarn.
One strands of yarn gives a slender more fitted sweater.
Two strands of yarn gives a looser, oversized cozy sweater.

About the stars pattern:
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.


20 - 22 stitches and 30 rows = 4 inches

The gauge should be 20 sts in 4 inches,
not 23 sts in 4 - as written in the PDF.

I apalogize for this an updated version will be available soon for all buyers.

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • Body width: approx. 94 cm - 37 inches with one strand of yarn,
  • Body width: approx. 41 " - 105 cm, knitted with 2 strands of yarn


  • yarn and needles

Suggested yarn:

1200 yards of Fingering weight

Preferred Brand/Yarn:

Alpakka or merino wool


Grey and white