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Loop - Sous Sous Pattern


Available as a printed pattern or PDF

Norah Gaughan for Loop,London! Loop is honoured and thrilled about this collaboration with Norah Gaughan.

Sous Sous is a ballet term meaning a graceful movement from right to left or backward and forward - a bit like knitting and this graceful pattern!


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.

Finished measurements:

Bust: 132 (152, 173)cm / 52 (60, 68)in Length down back from high shoulder to hem: 55 (62, 69)cm / 21˝ (24˝, 27)in Length from high shoulder to centre front: 46.5 (51.5, 56.5)cm / 18Ľ (20Ľ, 22Ľ)in] Sleeve at upper arm: 34 (36, 40)cm / 13˝ (14˝, 16)in Sleeve length: 19cm / 7˝in


Yarn: MADELINETOSH Tosh Merino DK (DK/Light Worsted weight; 100% superwash merino wool; 206m / 225yds per 100g skein)

Shade: Antique Lace; 6 (7, 8) x 100g skeins

Needles & Notions:

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

2 locking stitch markers Stitch holders or waste yarn Tapestry Needle.