Ystävä by Jonna Hietala

Ystävä

Knitting
April 2019
both are used in this pattern
20.5 stitches and 27 rows = 4 inches
in stitch pattern
US 6 - 4.0 mm
1095 - 1752 yards (1001 - 1602 m)
XS (S, M, L, XL, 2XL)
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Ystävä (a Finnish word for ‘friend’) cardigan is knitted with two yarns (BFL + Masham DK by SnailYarn and Silk Mohair by Isager) held together. It is knitted from top to bottom as one piece – on US 6 / 4 mm needles only. Ystävä has a relaxed, loose fit, also on the sleeves.

SIZES
XS (S, M, L, XL, 2XL)

Shown in size S. Recommended ease: approx.
6” / 15 cm of positive ease.

FINISHED MEASUREMENTS
Bust circumference: 35.25 (39.25, 42.75, 47.25, 51.25, 55.25)” / 88 (98, 106.5, 118.5, 128, 138) cm.

Arm circumference: 13.75 (14.75, 15.5, 16.75, 18, 18.75)” / 34 (37, 39, 42, 44, 47) cm.

Length from underarm to hem: 10” / 25.5 cm or desired length.

Sleeve length from underarm: 16.5” / 42 cm or desired length.

MATERIALS
Yarn: 5 (5, 6, 6, 7, 8) skeins of BFL + Masham DK by SnailYarn (75% BFL, 25% Masham, 219 yds / 200 m – 100 g), colourway Weld + Logwood, and 5 (5, 6, 6, 7, 8) balls of Silk Mohair by Isager (75% super kid mohair, 25% silk), 232 yds / 212 m – 25 g, colourway 0.

Needles: US 6 / 4 mm circular needles.

Notions: 4 stitch markers, waste yarn, tapestry needle, 8 buttons (diameter approx. 0.7” / 18 mm).

GAUGE
20.5 sts and 27 rows to 4” / 10 cm on US 6 / 4 mm needles in stitch pattern, after blocking.