Norwegian Stockings to Knit by Terri Shea

Norwegian Stockings to Knit

January 2008
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
32 stitches and 33 rows = 4 inches
in stranded stockinette stitch in the round
US 2 - 2.75 mm
875 yards (800 m)
Women's Medium
This pattern is available for free.

Pattern calls for 525 yards of main color and 350 yards of contrasting color

Notes from Pattern:

Fancy patterned knitted stockings traditionally were used as wedding gifts in Selbu, Norway, and became popular ski wear across Norway and beyond. These knee-high stockings are patterned in a simple repeating Selbu rose motif, which is decreased at the back of the calf.

Finished Size: Women’s medium

Skill Level: Intermediate.

Needles: set of 5 double pointed, size 2 (2.75 mm), or size needed to obtain gauge.

Notions: Tapestry needle.

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