Swedish North Halland Pullover Techniques

Length: 6 hours (1 day)

Level: Intermediate- must be experienced using double pointed needles.

Description: The lovely Swedish red and black man’s pullover sweater from the Halland region can be dated back to the late 1800s. In this class, a sampler will be knitted circularly compiling a variety of Swedish construction techniques: the traditional twisted cast-on and patterned ribbing, seam stitches, the Diamonds and Crosshatching motif, an initial box, centering shoulder motifs, working with a yarn in each hand, and purling with 2 yarns in the back of the work will also be covered.

Supply List:

• 2 oz. worsted weight yarn (preferably wool) EACH in red and black.

• One set 7″/20 cm long (or shorter) double pointed needles EACH, sizes 3.75 and 4.5 mm.

• St markers, st holders, scissors, tapestry needle, waste yarn, size D crochet hook, and sticky notes or magnetic board to keep your place on the chart.

Homework: None.

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