S/M (L/XL) XXL/XXXL
Size XXL/XXXL for free this time, the rest can be purchased in our shop.
16 and 32” circular needles US 9 and 10
Gauge per 4”
Ribbing: 14 s / 14 rows
Garter stitch: 14 s / 17 rows
Measurments, laid flat
Chest: 20 (23.5) 27.5”
Length: about 38 (39) 40.5”
New favourite alert! A long, warm and cosy coat, lightweigt and easy to knit. Looks good too! The exclusive yarn combination does not pill or get worn out, so this will be a long term companion.
Measuring must be done with the work stretched out lenghtwise, or else it will turn out too long.
With one strand of each yarn quality held together, cast on 178 on 32” US 9 needles. Knit ribbing in the round, K2, P2 for 2.5”. Switch to US 10 needles and knit 1 round. Increase 20 s evenly on this round. = 198 s. Place markers after 50 and when 50 s is left to mark the sides of the sweater. Then repeat the following rounds until the piece measures 29”:
Row 1 (from the right side): Purl
Row 2 (from the wrong side): Purl
Row 3 (from the right side): Knit
Row 4 (from the wrong side) Knit
Row 5 (from the right side): Knit
Row 6 (from the wrong side): Purl
Divide into front and back and knit back and forth from here.
Front piece 1
Start from the right side and knit the same rows over 50 s until the piece measures about 38”. Bind off for the neck while continuing knitting the same rows. Start at the neck opening.
Bind off 10 s, work 40 s. Bind off 1 s towards the neck every 2.nd row 6 times. End with a ridge on the right side. Leave the rest of the stitches on spare needles or a thread while knitting the back.
Front piece 2
As front piece 1, only opposite.
Start from the right side and knit the same rows until the piece measures about 40". Bind off for the neck:
Work 34 stitches, bind off 30 stitches, work 34 stitches. Finish each side separately. Bind off 1 stitch towards the neck every 2.nd row 1 time. End with a ridge on the right side. Assemble with kitcheners stitch.
Change to US 9 short needles. Pick up 84 stitches around the neck opening and knit one row from the wrong side. Continue in ribbing, k2, p2 for about 1.5 inch. Bind off.
Pick up 76 stitches around the arm opening with US 10 short needles. Work in the round in the following manner until the arm measures 14 (14.5) 15”
Round 1: Purl
Round 2 and 3: Knit
Purl 1 round. Change to US 9 needles and knit one round while at the same time decreasing 12 stitches evenly around. (decrease by knitting 2 s together.)
Knit ribbing, K2, P2 for about 1.5 inch. Bind off. Repeat for the other arm.
Pick up stitches along each side, one side at the time. Pick up 14 s per 4”, but make sure the total number of stitches picked up can be divided by 4, + 2 s.
Knit ribbing, K2, P2 for about 1.5 inch. Bind off.