Updated 18-Aug-2015

Norrsunda Valvbård Ribbed bodice

Pattern for download

Price: 7,50 USD (Incl. Swedish VAT. Final VAT amount depends on the buyer's country.)

The bodice Norrsunda Valvbård has a center panel at the front with heart shaped cables and intarsia knitted leaves in orange, dark red and blue. The motif is inspired by a beautiful climbing vine found in the late medieval murals in the vaulted ceiling in Norrsunda church, Uppland.

Norrsunda Valvbård means Border from vaulted ceiling from Norrsunda in swedish.

Norrsunda valvbård bodice is available in two sizes: ladies S and M/L. Measurement of garment: The bust circumference is approx. 84 ( 96) cm unstretched. The length is approx. 49 (54) cm. This garment is very flexible sideways for a close, bodyconscious fit.


Drops Baby Merino 100% merino extra fine wool superwash in natural white from Garnstudio (50 g = 175 m), Merino 2/6 handdyed 100% machine washable merino in colour Pumpkin from Fleece Artist (115 g = 350 m) and Malabrigo Sock 100% superwash merino in colours Impressionist sky and Tiziano red from Malabrigo (100 g = 420 m) or similar.

Needle size

2.5 mm straight needles, long (80 cm) 2.5 mm and short (40 cm) 2 mm circular needles, cable needle.


34 sts and 36 rows twisted rib as in pattern on larger needles = 10 cm (unstretched, after blocking).

This pattern is also available in swedish



Tom Silvennoinen/Collegit


Knitted bodice with pattern from Norrsunda churchMural from Norrsunda ChurchKnitted bodice with pattern from Norrsunda church