Sommarkoftan (The Summer Cardigan) by Maja Karlsson

Sommarkoftan (The Summer Cardigan)

Knitting
June 2019
Sport (12 wpi) ?
24 stitches and 29 rows = 4 inches
in Slätstickning i mönster
US 4 - 3.5 mm
US 6 - 4.0 mm
1629 - 2444 yards (1490 - 2235 m)
XS-XXL
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This pattern is available for free.

The Summer Cardigan is a seamless sweater worked from the top down with two-color stranded knitting and fine details such as pockets and braid edgings! The pattern invites a wealth of variations, providing inspiration for any knitter. It will also be a fun learning challenge for anyone wanting to take the plunge and knit their first large garment!

Sommarkoftan är en sömlös uppifrån och ned-kofta med mönsterstickat ok och finurliga detaljer som fickor och flätkanter! Mönstret bjuder på variationsrik och inspirerande stickning för den vana stickaren och är också en rolig och lärorik utmaning för dig som vill ta steget och sticka ditt första stora plagg!

Sommerjakken er en sømløs ovenfra og ned-jakke med mønsterstrikket bærestykke og finurlige detaljer som lommer og flettekanter! Mønsteret byr på variasjonsrik og inspirerende strikking for den erfarne strikker, og er også en morsom og lærerik utfordring for deg som vil ta skrittet helt ut og strikke ditt første store plagg!*

SIZES Women’s XS (S, M, L, XL, XXL)

FINISHED MEASUREMENTS
Chest: approx. 31½ (34¾, 37¾, 41, 45, 48¾) in / 80 (88, 96, 104, 114, 124) cm
Length: approx. 21¾ (21¾, 22, 22¾, 22¾, 23¼) in / 55 (55, 56, 58, 58, 59) cm

MATERIALS
Yarn: CYCA #2 (sport), Kambgarn (100% Merino wool, 163 yd/150 m / 50 g) or a similar size yarn in Järbo yarn group 3.

Yarn Colors and Amounts:
Main Color (MC) – Aqua 38130: approx. 400 (400, 450, 450, 500, 550) g
Contrast Color (CC) – Sandshell 38109: approx. 100 (150, 150, 150, 150, 200) g

Needles: U. S. sizes 4 and 6 / 3.5 and 4 mm: 32 in / 80 cm circulars and set of 5 dpn for sleeves

Gauge: approx. 24 sts and 29 rows in stockinette and pattern on larger size needles = 4 x 4 in / 10 x 10 cm.
Adjust needle sizes to obtain correct gauge if necessary.

Notions: 8 buttons 3/8-5/8 inch / 1-1.5 cm diameter; 60 in / 150 cm long decorative ribbon for lining the button/buttonhole bands; sewing thread for sewing down the cut steek edges.

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LINK TO ENGLISH PATTERN.

LINK TO NORWEGIAN PATTERN.