Fossveien by Inga Semmingsen

Fossveien

Knitting
October 2019
Sport (12 wpi) ?
22 stitches = 4 inches
in stockinette
US 2½ - 3.0 mm
US 6 - 4.0 mm
1017 - 1640 yards (930 - 1500 m)
87-141 cm / 34-55.5 inches (6 sizes)
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IMPORTANT: ENGLISH PATTERN ONLY!
THE NORWEGIAN PATTERN IS AVAILABLE IN THE BOOK ‘UNIK STRIKK’

The Fossveien sweater is knit top down in the round. It features colorwork, structure, cables and wide hems. You start by knitting the collar and a symmetric yoke, before shaping the sweater by doing short rows in the back. Then you separate body and sleeves, which are then worked separately in the round. All charts are knit from bottom right corner, unless otherwise specified.

Sizes: 1 (2) 3 (4) 5 (6)
Garment bust circumference: about 87 (98) 109 (120) 130 (141) cm / 34 (38.5) 43 (47) 51 (55.5) inches

The sweater is designed to have 5–15 cm/ 2–6 inches of positive ease, depending on how fitted you prefer your sweaters. If you are between sizes – size down – as the pattern on the body will expand a little with wear.

Gauge: 22 stitches on 10 cm (4 inches) stockinette - one color and colorwork

Needles:
4 mm (US6) main needle and 3 mm (US3) for hems. Or the size you need to achieve gauge. If you are unsure of what size needle to use, knit a swatch.

Yarn:
Sport weight, for instance:
Hillesvåg Sol 290 m on 100 g
Hillesvåg Tinde 260 m on 100 g
Hillesvåg Ask 315 m on 100 g

The prototype was knit using Nøstebarn Vestlandsull as the main color and Hillesvåg Ask as the contrasting colors. Remember to check your gauge before choosing yarn and needles.

Yarn quantity:
MC: 300 (300) 300 (350) 350 (400) g
C1: 50 (50) 50 (50) 50 (50) g
C2: 50 (50) 50 (50) 100 (100) g

You also need:
Stitch markers, cable needle, stitch holder/waste yarn, scissors and tapestry needle to weave in ends.