Size
XS(S)M(L)XL(XXL)
Dimensions when completed
body circumference 94(102)110(118)126(134) cm / 37(40¼)43¼(46½)49½(52¾) in
length 52(54)56(58)60(62) cm / 20½(21¼)22(22¾)23½(24½) in
inner sleeve length 46(47)48(49)49(50) cm / 18(18½)19(19¼)19¼(19¾) in
Demand
Novita Nalle
(061) Linen 350(400)450(500)550(600) g
Other supplies
Needles
Novita 3½ mm (UK 9½ / US 4) and 4 mm (UK 8 / US 6) or sizes needed;
Novita 3½ mm circular needle (40 cm / 16 in)
Density
Stitch patterns
- Ribbing: *k1, p1*, repeat *–*. On the wrong side rows, knit the knit sts and purl the purl sts.
- Stockinette stitch: knit the right side rows and purl the wrong side rows.
- Textured pattern: follow the chart and instructions.
- Ribbing in the round: *k1, p1*, repeat *–*.

Gauge
20 sts and 28 rows in textured pattern = 10 cm / 4 in
Designer name
Sari Nordlund
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Back

Using the smaller needles cast on 95(101)113(119)125(137) sts and work stockinette st for 4 cm. Knit 1 WS row, then work stockinette st for another 4 cm.

Switch to the larger needles and begin the textured pattern on row 1 of the chart: work the 4 sts at right, repeat the 6 st pattern 15(16)18(19)20(22) times, work 1 st at left. Work rows 2–8 of the chart, then keep repeating rows 1–8.

When the piece measures 33(34)35(36)37(38) cm, on every other row bind off 1x4(4)4(6)6(6) sts, 1(2)2(2)2(3)x2 sts and 2x1 st at both ends for the armholes = 79(81)93(95)101(109) sts.

When the armhole measures 17(18)19(20)21(22) cm, bind off the middle 37(37)39(39)41(41) sts for the neckline. Work one shoulder at a time. On every other row bind off 1x7(6)9(8)8(10) sts and 2x6(7)8(9)10(11) sts at the shoulder; at the same time on every other row decrease 2x1 st at the neckline edge.

Knit the other side in the same manner.

 

Front  

Work like back until the armhole measures 10(11)12(13)14(15) cm.

Leave the middle 29(29)31(31)33(33) sts on hold for the neckline. Work one shoulder at a time. On every other row bind off 2x2 sts and 2x1 st at the neckline edge.

When the piece measures 17(18)19(20)21(22) cm, on every other row bind off 1x7(6)9(8)8(10) sts and 2x6(7)8(9)10(11) sts at the shoulder.

Knit the other side in the same manner.

 

Sleeves

Using the smaller needles cast on 41(41)41(47)47(47) sts and work stockinette st for 4 cm. Knit 1 WS row, then work stockinette st for another 4 cm.

Switch to the larger needles and begin the textured pattern on row 1 of the chart: work the 4 sts at right, repeat the 6 st pattern 6(6)6(7)7(7) times, work 1 st at left. Work rows 2–8 of the chart, then keep repeating rows 1–8.

Note: When the piece measures 11(12)8(11)15(12) cm, increase 1 st at both ends. Repeat the increases every 3,5(2,5)2,5(2,5)2(2) cm 9(13)15(14)16(18) more times = 61(69)73(77)81(85) sts. Work the increased sts following the chart.

When the piece measures 46(47)48(49)49(50) cm, on every other row bind off 1x3(4)5(5)6(7) sts, 9(10)10(11)11(11)x2 sts and 1x3 sts at both ends. Bind off remaining sts.

Knit the other sleeve in the same manner.

 

Finishing

Pin to measurements wrong side up, mist and allow to dry.

Sew the shoulder seams.

Neckline edge: Using the circular needle pick up and knit the sts you left on hold as well as additional sts from the neckline edge for 120(120)124(124)126(126) sts in total. Start at one of the shoulder seams. Work ribbing in the round for 2 cm. Bind off in pattern.

Attach the sleeves. Sew the sleeve seams and side seams.

Fold the hem and sew the cast-on edge to the WS.