Knitting Pattern: Norway Shield Seven Years

Knitting Pattern: Norway Shield Seven Years

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This is a pattern for a sweater for a seven year old boy or girl. The main pattern is white snowflakes on a red background. Inset at the front and back is a striking pattern of white lions on a dark red background. There are also mini "flags" in the Norwegian colors. At the hem and the wrists is a traditional pattern of people in white on a darker red background. At the neck, wrist, and hem is a pattern of alternating stripes in variegated red and dark blue. The back and front are similar with small adjustments. On the sleeves are more snowflakes with another variation of the Norwegian flag. You don't have to be Norwegian to knit this sweater!

Pattern has written directions, materials lists, and full color charts to enlarge. The pattern assumes a good knowledge of knitting, or at least an adventurous spirit and a knitting guidelines book. Obviously other color combinations are possible. Have fun! 

Finished size
Height 20"
Width 30" around
Sleeve 17.25"

Gauge 26 stitches 27 rows over 4 inches

Materials needed
Various dk weight yarns
Two sizes smaller needles
16” circular needle smaller size

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Pattern has written directions and full color charts to enlarge. The pattern assumes a good knowledge of knitting, or at least an adventurous spirit and a knitting guidelines book.

GAUGE
26 stitches
27 rows over 4 inches

MATERIALS
Straight needles smaller and larger sizes
Circular needles 16" smaller size

YARN
DK yarn 50 gm skeins
Red 4
Dark Red 2
Variegated Red 1
Dark Blue 2
Periwinkle 1
White 3