Seed-Patterned Pörtom Sweater (Finland) by Susanne Pagoldh

Seed-Patterned Pörtom Sweater (Finland)

Knitting
January 1987
Sport (12 wpi) ?
24 stitches and 35 rows = 4 inches
in Stockinette stitch in the round
US 2 - 2.75 mm
US 3 - 3.25 mm
3300 yards (3018 m)
Small, Medium, Large
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Pattern is on page 87.

An old patched man’s wool sweater from Pörtom was the inspiration for this sweater. The original sweater is in the Swedish-Finnish Textile Archive.

Materials:

  • #2 32-inch long circular needle
  • #3 32-inch long circular needle
  • #2 16-inch long circular needle
  • #3 16-inch long circular needle
  • #2 double pointed needles
  • #3 double pointed needles

Yarn Requirements:
Based on 2-ply sport weight wool yarn at 1600 ypp.

  • 2500 yards white
  • 700 yards brown
  • 100 yards black