Knitting kit for Dahlia sweater in Everyday kit, No 12 og 13.
Dahlia is a wonderful, classic sweater with a beautiful, structured stitch pattern, inspired by the Dahlia petal structure. Perfect for all seasons of the Danish weather. We have invented some new increase techniques that you will learn as you go.
Dahlia is easy to knit, top-down, which lets you fit the sweater to your measurements as you go. The design is oversize, with a positive ease of approx. 15-20 cm (6-8 inches) compared to your body measurements, and features deep armholes and 3/4 sleeves.
The pattern is a PDF file. Immediately after purchase you will be able to download the pattern directly from the purchase confirmation page. You will also receive an e-mail with a link to your pattern, and the pattern will be available here at the site via your personal account - so remember to create an account :-)
Designed by Katrine Hannibal for Önling.
Measurements Dahlia sweater:
Chest: (100)109(115)120(125)135(142) cm
Length: (56)57(58)59(60)61(62) cm
Armhole length: (27)28(29)30(31)32(33) cm
Underarm sleeve length, ¾ sleeve: (27)27(26)26(25)24(23) cm
Underarm sleeve length, full-length sleeve: (44)44(43)43(42)41(40) cm
Materials Everyday kit for Dahlia w 3/4 sleeves:
(150)165(175)185(195)210(230) g / (2)2(2)2(2)2(3) cones of Önling No 12, 55% wool, 45% cotton, 750 m per 105 g. and
(60)65(65)70(75)80(80) g / (1)1(1)1(1)1(2) cones of Önling No 13, 95% first-cut lambswool, 5% cashmere, 1600 m per 50 g.
Please note that for size 3XL, you will receive a large (1600 m) cone and a small (1010 g) cone of No 13, to keep the price at a minimum.
NOTE! The above quantity of yarn is enough to work the sweater with 3/4 sleeves. If you want full-length sleeves, you need to buy 1 extra cone of No. 12 and 1 extra cone of No. 13 for sizes XL, 2XL, and 3XL.
The sweater is worked all the way through with one strand of No 12 and one strand of No. 13 held together.
Gauge: 22 sts and 32 rows/rounds of stockinette stitch on needle(s) size 4 mm / US 6 = 10 x 10 cm / 4 x 4 inches.
Recommended circular and double-pointed needles sizes 3.5 and 4 mm / US 4 and 6.
Directions: The sweater is worked in the round from the top down. Stitches are cast on using the provisional crochet caston method to allow adjusting the neckline later. Short rows are used over shoulders and the back of the neck to make the neck higher at the back. The yoke is worked with raglan increases and deep armholes. The piece is then divided into body and sleeves, which are finished separately.
Washing directions: The yarn Önling No 12 and No 13 has not been prewashed when you receive the cones. You get the best result by soaking the finished project in lukewarm water for about 2 hours. Then wash the project as you would otherwise do using a wool wash, either by hand or using the wool cycle of your washing machine. Dry flat.
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