Spydeberg

About pattern



  • Size: female S (M) L (XL) and male

    XS (S) M (L) XL

  • Circumference bust: female approx. 96 (100) 104 (108) cm and male

    approx. 96 (100) 104 (108) 112 cm

  • Sleeves: female 45 (46) 47 (48) cm and male 50 (52) 54 (55) 55 cm

  • Length: female approx. 54 (55) 56 (57) cm and male approx. 66 (67) 68 (69) 70 cm

  • Yarn: Hillesvåg Tinde peltwool, 100 g pr. skein, colours denim blue and dark brown, and Hillesvåg Sol lamb wool white.

  • Yardage: female, main colour (denim blue) 3 (3) 4 (4) skeins, second solid colour (white) 1(1) 1 (2) skeins, contrast colour (dark brown) 1 (1) 1 (1) skein and male, main colour (denim blue) 3 (4) 4 (5) 5 skeins, second solid colour (white) 1(1) 1 (2) 2 skeins, contrast colour (dark brown) 1 (1) 1 (1) 1 skein

  • Needles: 3 mm and 4 mm, or what’s needed to reach gauge

  • Gauge: 22 sts and 28 rows = 10 x 10 cm stockinette

  • Other: markers

This pattern is available in Norwegian and English, and contains written text and chart.


The sweater is knitted bottom up, and with yoke. It is used ribbing for edges. The fit is meant to be loose.


The female version gives a shorter look than the male one.


The story about Spydeberg


The name comes from a small village in Norway called Spydeberg. This sweater is inspired by the villages symbol of spears. The English word for “spyd” is spear and “berg” is mount.



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