Swedish North Halland Pullover (2 days)

Swedish North Halland Pullover









The lovely red and black Swedish sweater from the Halland region can be dated back to the late 1800’s. In this class, a small sweater will be knitted circularly compiling a variety of Swedish construction techniques: 3 different cast-ons, a choice of patterned or corrugated ribbing, 2 color geometric pattern knitting, “seam” stitches, the traditional neck construction and front slit, purling on the wrong side with 2 colors, the Swiss/Norwegian purl, 2 shoulder joins, 2 types of sleeve construction, plus a discussion on designing. A slide show of some of these historic garments will also be shown.

Time: 12 hours

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


Supply List

  • 3 oz. each worsted weight yarn (preferably wool) in red and black.
  • One set 7″ long (or shorter) dp needles each, US sizes 3.75 mm and 4.5 mm.
  • One 16″ circular needle US size 4.5 mm.
  • St markers, st holders, scissors, sticky notes or magnetic board to keep your place on the chart, tapestry needle
  • Crochet hook, size D