Færøyværing sweater, knitting kit
Yarn and pattern for a light and soft Islender sweater in 2-ply yarn from the Røst collection. The sweater is knitted from the bottom up. Suitable for both men and women.
Designed by Ragnhild Lie, with inspiration from an old photo from the Faroe Islands.
XS, S, M, L, XL, XXL, 3XL
Oversized sweater 95 (100) 110 (120) 130 (140) 150 cm
Full length 72 (73) 74 (75) 76 (78) 79 cm
Sleeves 49 (50) 51 (51) 52 (52) 53
2-ply yarn from the Røst collection
315 meters per 100 grams, Nm 6.3 / 2
100% pure Norwegian wool
Yarn consumption, as seen in main picture
Main color (white squares in Uttakleiv):
450 (450) 500 (500) 550 (550) 600 grams
Pattern color 1 (sheep black netting and possibly ribs in Skarv):
250 (250) 250 (250) 300 (300) 300 grams
Pattern color 2 (dots and possibly cuff and neck ribbing in Rød Lunde):
100 (100) 150 (150) 200 (200) 200 grams
You can vary the expression very much based on color choices. For example you can choose the same color for dots as on the cuff and neck ribbing, or netting and cuff and neck ribbing. We add enough color to the packages so that you can choose for yourself. The yarn is very soft and light.
Approx. 2.5 mm for rib and 3.5 mm for stockinette stitch with pattern.
24 stitches on 10 cm.
Knit a swatch to check your gauge, wash in cold or lukewarm water (wool wash). After drying, measure the washed swatch to find the correct needle size.