Thorgal (Archived) by Corinne Fourcade

Thorgal (Archived)

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Knitting
September 2011
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
17 stitches and 25 rows = 4 inches
in stockinette stitch
US 8 - 5.0 mm
2 (4, 6, 8, 10, 12) years
Out of print. This pattern was available for free.

Russian translation now available here.

Thorgal is inspired by the traditional yoke sweaters but I wanted to make a more modern looking version with texture while following the traditional construction. The name of the sweater comes from the Norse god Thor, as a reference to the Nordic origin of yoke sweaters.

As a mother of boys, I find that there are many more fun knitting patterns for girls than for boys. This is why I wanted the design to be suitable for both boys and girls and I think the color choice will allow to make it boy-ish or girly, as desired.

Warning: the sizing follows the US standards and will seem small to most European knitters. Make sure to check the measurements in the pattern before deciding which size to knit.

Sizes
2 (4, 6, 8, 10, 12) years
Shown in size 2 and 8 years

Recommended needle sizes
US #8/5 mm circular needle and dpns for sleeves (optional) or size needles needed to obtain gauge

Notions
1 stitch marker
Stitch holders or scrap yarn
Tapestry needle

Gauge
17 sts and 25 rnds = 4 inches in St st