OberLandForstMeister by La Maison Rililie


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August 2019
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
22 stitches and 30 rows = 4 inches
in stocking stitch
US 4 - 3.5 mm
US 6 - 4.0 mm
US 2½ - 3.0 mm
910 - 1453 yards (832 - 1329 m)
XS (S, M, L, 1X, 2X, 3X, 4X), see notes
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The pattern is part of the collection Bricks and Woods by Magasin Duett.
(make sure to see the beautiful video from the whole collection here)

A true statement piece, the OberLandForstMeister is a striking garment in-between a cardigan and a jacket.

​Worked in squishy mohair tweed, it holds its shape perfectly while providing a stylish and extravagant layer, that is intended to be worn open fronted for a casual look. It can of course be closed with a pin or a simple button (try to use a non-contrasting one in this case, to not interfere with all the other elements of this design).

This top-down seamless Cardigan features striking epaulettes worked with an adapted set-in sleeve construction.
Texture is prevalent in the 3D-shaping of this boxy design: The Ivy motif of the back side slopes towards the moss-stitch fronts in a continuous, diagonal line that transforms into knotted cables flowing into the contrasting hem.
Finally, an innovative sleeve cap solution leaves a vent underneath the overlapping flap to avoid distortion of the epaulettes. Short-rows produce an oval hemline with a lower back that still keeps the front high enough for a flattering fit of this oversized shape.

In the last 4 pictures you can see a sleeveless vest version of this cardigan as another option for versatility.

A big Grazie to Michela LaMicky for translating this pattern into Italian!
¡Muchas Gracias to Marìa mfonor for the Spanish translation!
Et un grand merci à Patricia patamodeler pour la traduction en Français!

Sizing (to fit bust size)
X-Small (78,5 cm or 31 inches),
Small (86 cm or 34 inches),
Medium (94cm or 37 inches),
Large (101,5 cm or 40 inches),
XL (109 cm or 43 inches),
2XL (116 cm or 46 inches),
3XL (124,5 cm or 49 inches),
4XL (132 cm or 52 inches).
You can find detailed measurements of the garment itself in the pattern. (Note that ease is already build into the pattern: Shown in size Small with approx. 28cm / 11in positive ease at bust).


Magasin Duett Mohair Tweed (70% Merino 30% Mohair)

1 skein C1 (colourway Graffitgrå) or approximately 54(60,66,68,72,78,82,86) metres or
59(66,72,74,79,85,90,94) yards.

1 skein C2 (colourway Blyertsgrå) or approximately 62(69,76,79,83,90,95,100) metres or
68(75,83,86,91,98,104,109) yards.

4(5,5,5,6,6,6,7) skeins C3 (colourway Silvergrå) or approximately 415(461,507,522,553,602,633,663) metres or 454(504,554,571,605,658,692,725) yards.

2(2,2,2,2,3,3,3) skeins C4 (colourway Benvit) or approximately 162(180,198,203,215,234,246,258) metres or
177(197,217,222,235,256,269,282) yards.

2(2,2,2,2,2,2,3) skeins C5 (colourway Lime) or
approximately 139(154,170,175,185,202,212,222) metres or
152(168,186,191,202,221,232,243) yards.

…or any other worsted weight yarn (at 110 m or
120 yards/50gr) which gives you the proper gauge.
Please keep in mind that yardage is an estimate

Approximate COST for whole sweater yarn quantity / per size
(information as of 29 August 2019, excluding shipping):
XS: 10 skeins: 750 SEK = 70 € = 77 USD
S / M / L: 11 skeins: 825 SEK = 77 € = 85 USD
XL: 12 skeins: 900 SEK = 84 € = 93 USD
2XL / 3XL: 13 skeins: 975 SEK = 91 € = 100 USD
4XL: 15 skeins: 1125 SEK = 105 € = 116 USD

4mm/US6 circular needles (at least 80 cm/31” long).
3.5mm/US4 circular needles (at least 80 cm/31” long).¹
3mm/US2½ circular needles (at least 80 cm/31” long).
2mm/US0 double pointed needle (DPN) to pick up sts.
Optional: 5mm/US8 needle for BO.
¹ You will need two or more circular needles (or extra cords or waste yarn) here to leave some sts on hold.

Tapestry needle, stitch markers (2-4), stitch holders and smooth scrap yarn.

19 sts and 32 rows in 10 cm/4” in Moss stitch on 4mm/ US6 needles,
22 sts and 30 rows in 10 cm/4” in Ivy stitch on 4mm/ US6 needles,
20 sts and 35 rows in 10 cm/4” in Moss stitch on 3.5mm/US4 needles,
22 sts and 30 rows in 10 cm/4” in Stocking stitch on 3.5mm/US4 needles,
23sts and 32 rows in 10 cm/4” in 2x2 Ribbing on 3.5mm/US4 needles,
24sts and 33 rows in 10 cm/4” in 1x1 Ribbing on 3mm/US2½ needles,
after light blocking.

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