I have long been a proponent of the old-style Norwegian patterns used when I was a child. Eclectic blogger Connie Krug sent me another version of a reductionist pattern. It too is short but is set up differently than the old-style Norwegian patterns. This cardigan pattern is from Junghans-Wolle (www.junghanswolle.de) and available for free on the website.
For discussion purposes, I split the PDF into two one-page .jpg files. This picture shows page 1 of 2:
Here is page 2 of 2:
I don’t read German – unless the word is very close to its Norwegian (a Germanic language) word. Connie kindly translated the instructions into English, but I wanted to see if I could figure out the pattern without her translations. I looked up a few terms from Heathman’s Knitting Languages, but I found myself needing to refer to Connie’s instructions.
Starting at page one of the pattern…
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