The sweater is knitted loosely.
pattern also available in french here
Body and sleeves are worked in the round from lower edge to underarms, then joined to work yoke in the round. Round begins at left side of body. On yoke, round begins
on the left side of back at the joining of body and sleeve. When knitting the Einband (Icelandic laceweight) with same needle size as the Létt-Lopi, take care not to knit too loosely.