Airy Essential Sweater

must have in the it-girl wardrobe!

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This simple, yet elegant design is knitted in top-down raglan technique. It makes it easy to try it on along the way, so you can customize it to fit your body and end up with the perfect sleeve and body length for you. Slightly oversized with feminine silhouette, is knitted with premium mix yarn of mohair and silk that you can wear on your nude body.

get ready || before you start knitting

The Airy Essential Sweater is  designed to have approx. 14 cm [5.5 inches] of positive ease, meaning it is designed to be 14 cm [5.5 inches] larger in circumference than your bust measurement.

Available sizes:   S ( M ) L 

The sizes S ( M ) L are designed to fit approx. bust circumference of  80-88 (88-96) 96-104 cm [ 31-35 (35-38) 38-41 in ]

Before beginning your project, measure yourself to determine which size will fit you the best. For example, if you measure 90 cm [35½ inches] around your bust (or around the widest part on your upper body) you should knit a size M. A size M sweater has a bust circumference of 108 cm [42.5 inches] which in the given example would give you 18 cm [7 inches] of positive ease.

Bust circumference:  100 ( 108 ) 116 cm  39.5 ( 42.5 ) 45.75 in ] 

Length: measured mid back excluding folded neckband 52 ( 54 ) 56 cm [  20.5 ( 21.25 ) 22 in ]

gauge 10 cm (4 in) x 10(4 in) cm, 20 s x 15 r in stockinette stitch on 5mm (US8) needles with 2 strands held together

  • yarn: Tynn Silk Mohair  by Sandnes Garn 25g/212m , sweater is knitted double stranded, total yardage needed ~  S (M) L  175 (200) 225 g, colour 4323
  • knitting needles: circular needles 5 mm (US 8 mm) with 50 & 100 cm cables; optionally double-pointed needles 5mm for sleeves knitting
  • other accessories: wool needle + 9 markers (preferably 1 in contrasting colour),  2 interchangeable cables or pieces or yarn to be used as the holders for sleeves’ stitches

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