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7912 Larvik

Dale of Norway / Dalegarn #79
Knitting
January 1995
DK / 8 ply (11 wpi) ?
24 stitches and 28 rows = 4 inches in Pattern work
US 1½ - 2.5 mm
US 2½ - 3.0 mm
US 4 - 3.5 mm
2289 - 2834 yards (2093 - 2591 m)

SUMMARY: This pattern includes diamonds and snowflakes with a large flower motif encircling the bottom and the cuffs. The sweater is cardigan design, with a round neck and stand-up collar. Norwegian steeking technigues with set-in sleeves and self-lined bottom, cuff and button bands are used. The flower motifs are highlighted with crocheted chain stitch and duplicate stitching is used throughout the sweater. There are 2 colourways presented – one light and the other dark, using 1 Main Color (MC) and 5 Contrasting Colors (CC1 – CC5). Some of the colors are no longer being produced.

SIZES: Small (Medium, Large).

FINISHED CHEST WIDTH: 42½ (44, 47¼)”/ 108( 111.5, 120) cm

YARN REQUIREMENTS: MC – 600 (650, 700) g / 1308 (1417, 1526) yds / 12 (13, 14) balls, CC1 – 150 (150, 200) g / 327 (327, 436) yds / 3 (3, 4) balls, CC2 – 100 (100, 150) g / 218 (218, 327) yds / 2 ( 2, 3) balls, CC3 – 100 (150, 150) g / 218 (327, 327) yds / 2 (3, 3) balls, CC4 – 50 g / 109 yds / 1 ball, CC5 – 50 g / 109 yds / 1 ball.

SHOWN IN: Dalegarn Heilo, either the LIGHT version, MC - #0004 Sand Grey, CC1 - #2671 Dark Taupe, CC2 - #3463 Warm Brown, CC3 - #3535 Soft Brown, CC4 - #0020 Natural and CC5 - #8152 Loden or the DARK version, MC - #7382 Deep Teal, CC1 - #3841 Medium Sheep Heather, CC2 - #3871 Dark Sheep Heather, CC3 - #2931 Light Sheep Heather, CC4 - #3046 Copper and CC5 - #9472 Deep Olive.

ACCESSORIES: 6 pairs of pewter clasps.

GUAGE INFORMATION: Use either 3 mm (US 2½) or 3½ mm (US 4) for pattern work, whichever is needed to obtain guage. Circular and double point needles are required.

CHARTS INCLUDED: 4 colourwork charts.

This pattern book is no longer commercially available but is sometimes found on eBay or other selling/trading sites, often referred to as the ‘Polar Bear’ issue.