Nordic Nights by Jennifer Steingass

Nordic Nights

Knitting
February 2021
both are used in this pattern
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
22 stitches and 32 rows = 4 inches
in Stockinette
US 4 - 3.5 mm
US 5 - 3.75 mm
US 6 - 4.0 mm
1290 - 2520 yards (1180 - 2304 m)
A (B, C, D, E, F, G)(H, I, J, K, L, M) (See notes below)
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Nordic Nights is a beginner-friendly top down, seamless circular yoke sweater that is knit entirely in the round. Use fingering or sport weight yarn for a light weight and flexible fabric with increased wearability through the seasons. This design was inspired by a moonlit forest on a snowy night.

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Nordic Nights is available in both English and Norwegian!

SIZES
A (B, C, D, E, F, G)(H, I, J, K, L, M) (see measurements below)

FINISHED BUST CIRCUMFERENCE
36.25 (38.25, 41.5, 43.25, 45, 49.75, 53)(55.75, 57, 59.25, 62.25, 64.25, 67)” / 91 (95.5, 103.5, 108, 112.5, 124.5, 132.5)(139, 142.5, 148, 155.5, 161, 167.5) cm. Note: Sizes listed are the actual finished sweater measurements. Choose the sweater size that is 3-6” / 7.5-15 cm larger than your actual bust circumference. Shown with 5” / 12.5 cm ease.

SUGGESTED YARN
MC: Pickles Merino Tweed 100% wool, 415y / 380 m / 100g, color: #SD 5520. 3 (3, 4, 4, 4, 4, 4)(5, 5, 5, 5, 6, 6) skeins
CC: Live or Dye Yarn Merino Linen singles, 393 yds / 359 m / 100 g , color: “Biscay Bay”. 1 skein for all sizes.

YARN
MC: 1100 (1200, 1300, 1350, 1450, 1550, 1600)(1700, 1800, 1900, 2000, 2100, 2200) yds / 1006(1098, 1189, 1235, 1326, 1418, 1463)(1555, 1738, 1829, 2012) m
CC: 190 (200, 210, 230, 240, 250, 260)(270, 290, 300, 320) yds / 174 (183, 193, 211, 220, 229, 238)(247, 266, 275, 293) m

GAUGE
22 sts and 32 rnds = 4 inches (10 cm) in stockinette st, in the round, on size B needles

NEEDLES
(Note: Swatch to determine what needle sizes you need to use. Needle sizes are only a suggestion.)
Needle A: US 4 / 3.5 mm DPNs or 16” (40 cm) circular (neckline), 24” (60 cm) or longer circular for waistband, and 32” long (80 cm) or longer needle for magic looping sleeve edging, or matching set DPNS, if desired.
Needle B: US 5 / 3.75 mm 32” (80 cm) or longer circular needle for yoke body and magic looping sleeves, or matching set DPNS, if desired.
Needle C: US 6 / 4 mm 32” (80 cm) or longer circular needle for magic looping colorwork cuffs, or matching DPNs, if desired.

For a snowy night effect, I used a black tweed yarn with a skein of variegated handdyed yarn for the yoke.

Here are some black tweed options:
-Knit Picks Stroll Tweed Fingering color: Wellies Heather
-Tahki Yarns Donegal Tweed Fine Fingering color: #2708 Charcoal
-Geilsk Tweed Fingering in color T3 black (most similar)
-Lang Yarns Donegal in color #70 obsidian