JOURNEY OF LIFE Is an oversize sweater knitted with two strands in fisherman’s rib/ brioche. One strand of merino wool and one strand of mohair. The model is knitted top down. In the beginning of the yoke, the neckline is knitted with italian cast on and double knitting in ribbing and then shoulder increases in fisherman’s rib/brioche knitting. The yoke and the body are knitted in the round in fisherman’s rib/brioche. The body is finished with ribbing and stretchy bind off. Sleeves are knitted by moving sleeve sticthes on to main needle and picking up and knitting underarm stitches when you come to them. Sleeves are knitted in the round in fisherman´s rib, and finished with a short double ribbing and stretchy bind off.
This sweater is therefore assembly-free.
XS (S) M (L) XL (XXL)
Mid back length including neckline and ribbing: 59 (61) 63 (65) 67 (69) cm
Back width 70 (75) 80 (85) 90 (95) cm
Circular needles 4 mm (40, 60 cm) for ribbing.
Circular needles 6 mm (40, 60, 80 or 100 cm) for body and sleeves
In fisherman´s rib/brioche with two strands on needles 6 mm 12 sts / 28 rows per 10 x 10
450 (500) 600 (600) 650 (700) gr.
– ’Double Soft Merino’ from ’Knitting for Olive’, 110 m. / 50 gr
130 (140) 150 (160) 170 (180) gr
’Soft Silk Mohair’ from ’Knitting for Olive’, 1800 m. / 200 gr.
Use two threads; One strand of merino wool and one strand of mohair.
Difficulty: ★ (1 out of 5).
The recipe is sent as a PDF file to your mail.