Steinkriger (Norwegian Lopapaysa) by Katrine Hammer
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Steinkriger (Norwegian Lopapaysa)

April 2017
Bulky (7 wpi) ?
12 stitches = 4 inches
US 10 - 6.0 mm
US 6 - 4.0 mm
US 8 - 5.0 mm
800 - 1000 yards (732 - 914 m)
one size, see notes
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“Steinkriger” means strong warrior (stone warrior)
in Norwegian.

Knitted with beautiful and durable icelandic wool,
this warm seamless sweater with a “naive” ethnic pattern
is inspired by designs from old Norwegian clothing.

Written pattern with pictures and chart.

Knits up quickly!

Chest (C) approx. 118 cm - 46,5 inches

One size L (boyfriend size) sweater.


  • Add 6 short rows to lower the back, right BEFORE the chest pattern starts in the upper part of the body.

  • Add 4 short rows AFTER the pattern and the yoke is finished - to raise the back of the neck.