Besjes by Cello Knits


May 2017
Light Fingering ?
23 stitches and 35 rows = 4 inches
in stst (before washing & blocking)
US 2½ - 3.0 mm
1072 - 1263 yards (980 - 1155 m)
S (M) (L) - positive ease of 9 cm
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This pattern is available as a free Ravelry download

Two “Besjes” (Dutch for currants) in one pattern; “Redcurrant” has a normal neckline, “Blackcurrant” a wide neckline.
This comfy pullover is knitted from one side to the other and is completely seamless because of the kitchener stitch!
It has curly hems, 3/4 sleeves, a line across front & back and a positive ease of approx. 9 cm.
This yarn is something special, extremely soft, light-weighted and perfect for summer as it is half cotton/half wool. It does shrink & grow so finished measurements (after hand-wash) are included in the pattern. Happy knitting!


980 (1085) (1166) metres of light fingering weight yarn


140 (155) (165) gram Holst Coast (55% lambwool, 45% cotton; 350 m/50 grams) & 3 gram of Holst Supersoft ((100% wool).
Photographed in colour Redcurrant + Poppy & Blackcurrant + Aubergine


23 stitches & 35 rows = 10 cm in stockinette stitch with needle 3 mm (before washing & blocking)


80 or 100 cm circular needle in size 3 mm

Finished Measurements

94 (98) (102) cm circumference below armholes
Intended Ease: + 9 cm
Shown in size S (chest 85 cm) with 9 cm ease on model (“Blackcurrant” is a size S but has the length of a size L)

Links for all techniques listed below are included in the pattern:

Provisionally cast-on
Provisionally crochet cast-on
Kitchener stitch
Magic loop