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Biches & Bûches

Summer in Norway

by Astrid Troland

Summer in Norway first appeared in Amirisu Summer 2018, Issue 16. A seamless top-down knit it is worked in stocking stitch in the round and features a stranded colourwork yoke. The sleeves are knit in the main colour with the cuffs finished off in the contrast colour in a four stitch cable pattern. 

The sample was knit in Biches & Bûches Le Petit Lambswool in Light Grey and Off-White.

Size:XS (S, M, L, XL, XXL, 3XL)
Shown in size S with 22cm of positive ease.
Finished Chest Measurements: 95 (105, 115, 125, 135, 146) cm
Yarn: Biches & Bûches Le Petit Lambswool (248m / 50g)
MC - 4 (4, 5, 5, 6, 6) skeins; CC - 1 (1, 2, 2, 2, 2) skeins
Suggested Needle Size: 3.25 mm (US3) 60cm circular needle and DPNs
Pattern Form format: printed knitting pattern

how to determine your size: you can take your favourite knitted sweater, worked in a yarn similar to the one you are considering, and measure its dimensions. It may not have the exact same shape, but it will give you an idea of the size to choose! A sweater in thin wool is often designed a little loose, so it is best to choose a slightly larger than the smaller size, and the biches & bûches designs are actually not intended to be worn tight.