The Bøvertun kofte is a beautiful kofte that is featured as a redesigned pattern in the popular book Kofteboka by Liv Sandvik Jakobsen and Lene Holme Samsøe. The two women has published two books containing lots of recipes of old Norwegian kofte cardigans. They have created a kofte craze in the country! The kofte- Facebook group has now reached over 80 000 members..
Liv is not certain of the origins of the Bøvertun pattern, but she herself own an old version of the cardigan that she found at a flea market in Oslo. She says that this is her favourite cardigan.
Free vintage pattern in Norwegian here: bovertun
The pictures under shows Liv wearing the old cardigan
The photo under shows a newer version
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