Norwegian Stockings to Knit

Norwegian Stockings to KnitNorwegian Stockings to Knit 
Download the instructions and charts for traditional fancy patterned knitted stockings.

Norwegian Stockings to Knit

Fancy patterned knitted stockings traditionally were used as wedding gifts in Selbu, Norway, and became popular skiwear across Norway and beyond. These knee-high stockings are patterned in a simple repeating Selbu rose motif, which is decreased at the back of the calf.

Designer Terri Shea
Finished Size Women's medium
Yarn Rauma Gammelserie Strikkegarn, 100% wool yarn, sportweight, 175 yards (160 m)/50 g ball, 3 balls of #401 Natural White (MC) and 2 balls of #438 Blue (CC)
Needles set of 5 double pointed, size 2 (2.75 mm), or size needed to obtain gauge.
Notions Tapestry needle.
Gauge 32 sts and 33 rnds = 4 inches (10.2 cm) in color pattern.

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