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16 Godwin Cres
Whanganui, Manawatu-Wanganui, 4500
New Zealand

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The Haberdashery is an online store stocking a large range of quality natural cloth, yarn, threads, ribbons, buttons, along with patterns and handmade collectables. The Haberdashery has all the things you need to make your own garments and heirloom projects. We only stock products which have come from sustainable and ethical sources from the UK, Europe and USA. We honour the artisans and the makers and are here to supply beautiful quality materials for them.

Sous Sous


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Sous Sous


Sous Sous


Textured crop sweater 'Sous Sous' design by Norah Gaughan for Loop London

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22 sts and 32 rows to 10cm (4in) over double moss stitch on 4mm needles after blocking.  Take time to check your tension to ensure an accurate finish.

Finished Measurements:

  • Bust: 132 (152, 173)cm / 52 (60, 68)in
  • Length down back from high shoulder to hem: 55 (62, 69)cm / 21½ (24½, 27)in
  • Length from high shoulder to centre front: 46.5 (51.5, 56.5)cm / 18¼ (20¼, 22¼)in]
  • Sleeve at upper arm: 34 (36, 40)cm / 13½ (14½, 16)in
  • Sleeve length: 19cm / 7½in

Size:  1 (2, 3) – worn with up to 51cm / 20in positive ease Sample is size 1 modelled with 46cm / 18in positive ease.  Note: Due to the large amount of positive ease, Sous Sous has very flexible sizing. To determine which size to make, please use the upper arm circumference and shortest point in the front as a guide to ensure a good fit.

Materials Used: 

  • Yarn - DK/Light Worsted weight

Needle Size: 

  • 4mm (UK 8/US 6) circular knitting needle, 80cm (32in) length. Note: Sous Sous is worked in pieces but we recommend a circular needle to hold the large number of stitches
  • Cable needle
  • 2 locking stitch markers
  • Stitch holders or waste yarn
  • Tapestry needle