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Novice Sweater - Chunky Edition
Novice Sweater - Chunky Edition
Novice Sweater - Chunky Edition
Novice Sweater - Chunky Edition
Novice Sweater - Chunky Edition
Adventstilbud

Novice Sweater - Chunky Edition

Regular price 45,00 DKK

This pattern is in English. 

The Novice Sweater – Chunky Edition is worked from the top down. You will start by knitting the neck ribbing, then the yoke, then the body of the sweater and finally the sleeves. The sweater is worked in stockinette stitch with edges in rib stitch.

The Novice Sweater – Chunky Edition has a circular yoke. The yoke is shaped with a total of 4 rounds of increases that are evenly distributed along the length of the yoke.

Size guide and measurements

Please note that knitting with the correct gauge is essential to end up with a garment that has the measurements given in the pattern.

The sizes XS (S) M (L) XL (2XL) 3XL (4XL) 5XL are designed to fit an approximate bust circumference of 80-85 (85-90) 90-95 (95-100) 100-110 (110-120) 120-130 (130-140) 140-150 cm [31½-33½ (33½-35½) 35½-37½ (37½-39½) 39½-43¼ (43¼-47¼) 47¼-51¼ (51¼-55) 55-59 inches]. The Novice Sweater – Chunky Edition is designed to have approx. 18 cm [7 inches] of positive ease. This means that if you for example measure 95 cm [37½ inches] around your bust (measure yourself around your bust, or the widest point of your torso, using a measuring tape), you should knit a size M which has a finished circumference of 114 cm [45 inches].

A size M sweater would in the given example give you 19 cm [7½ inches] of positive ease.

The model in the photos is wearing a size XS and has a bust circumference of 82 cm [32¼ inches] and is 164 cm [approx. 5 feet 4 inches] tall.

Sizes: XS (S) M (L) XL (2XL) 3XL (4XL) 5XL

Bust circumference: 104 (109) 114 (120) 128 (139) 147 (158) 166 cm [40¾ (43) 45 (47¼) 50¼ (54¾) 58 (62¼) 65¼ inches]

Length: 56 (57) 60 (62) 64 (66) 68 (69) 70 cm [22 (22½) 23½ (24½) 25¼ (26) 26¾ (27¼) 27½ inches] measured mid back

Gauge: 14 stitches x 21 rows = 10 x 10 cm [4 x 4 inches] in stockinette stitch on 7 mm [no US equivalent] needles.

Needles: Circular needles: 6 mm [US10] / 40 and 80 cm [16 and 32 inches], 7 mm [no US equivalent] / 40, 60, 80 and/or 100 cm [16, 24, 32 and/or 40 inches] needles

Double-pointed needles: 6 mm [US10] and 7 mm [no US equivalent] needles

Yarn: 300 (350) 400 (450) 450 (450-500) 500 (550) 600 g Alpaca 3 from Isager Yarn (50 g = 125 m) held together with 100 (100) 125 (125) 125 (125-150) 150 (150) 150-175 g Silk Mohair from Isager Yarn (25 g = 212 m). Two strands of yarn are held together throughout the pattern. The given yardage amounts are the total yardage required.

Difficulty★ (1 out of 5)

See the classification of difficulty here.

This pattern is digital and will be sent as a pdf-file to your e-mail.

In this pattern the following techniques are used:

Beginning of Novice Sweater:

Put the sleeve-stitches to rest: 

Beginning of the sleeve: 
 

Increases: 

 

Bind off:

Folding the neck band: 

 

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