Blue shimmer, pullover or cardigan, knitting kit
Blue Shimmer, pullover or cardigan Design Anna-Lisa Mannheimer Lunn 1949 Merino/Angora 50/50 Knitting kit containes sizes XS-XL
Blue Shimmer, pullover or cardigan.
Design Ann-Lisa Mannheimer Lunn 1947.
Recreated by Solveig Gustafsson 1999, revised by Pernille Silfverberg 2016.
Merino wool/Angora 50/50.
About the knitting kit
The pattern are developed in collaboration with Solveig Gustafsson company Solsilke and based on studies of the original pieces in the museum collection. Stick packs are delivered by Pernille Silfverberg company AngoraGarnet.
In the original pattern, "work description" with associated color chart knitters used, indicated bust size, lenght and width axis only schematically. It was important to get more inches than the number of stitches to sew. In combination with the often complex patterns required great knowledge.
We have chosen to do more detailed knitting descriptions, for the convinience of knitters today. Stick package models are also slightly revised and above all more relaxed. A Bohus Knitting design often came to be used for several different garnments, e,g both pullover, cardigan, hat/beret and wristwarmers. The pattern could also be varied in many different colors. This variation is also reflected in the newly developed collection. The garments are knitted with knitting needles 2,5 in a ply Danish fine wool or 50 % angora and 50 % merino wool, which is dyed by hand by Pernille Silfvenberg. Knitting kit contain pattern and yarn for sizes XS-XL.
Bohusläns Museums ambition is to create an opportunity for those who want to self-knit and wear a Bohus Knitting garments as close to the original as possible. Stick packages with patterns and yarn sold only through Bohusläns Museum and AngoraGarnet.
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