This pattern is in English
Eira Sweater is a rib knit sweater that is knitted top down with raglan increases, in a rib structure of 3 knit stitches and 2 purl stitches. The neckline is folded over double, and German short rows are used to create the neckline. The body is finished with an elastic bind off, and the sleeves are finished with a wide rib edge. You can find recommended instruction videos at the end of the pattern.
Eira Sweater should have a positive ease of around 15 cm. Knit a gauge swatch before starting, so that you are sure your gauge is correct.
Level of difficulty: 3 out of 5
XS (S) M (L) XL (2XL) 3XL
99 (104) 108 (115) 125 (131) 139 cm
53 (55) 56 (59) 62 (64) 65 cm
3 mm (40 cm) circular needles
4 mm (40, 60 and 80 or 100 cm) circular needles
3.5 mm double pointed needles
26 sts x 30 rows in rib (k3, p1) st on 4 mm needles = 10 x 10 cm
250 (300) 300 (350) 350 (400) 400 g Filcolana Arwetta Classic (50g = 210m) or Sandnes Garn Sunday (50g = 235m) or KFO Merino (50g = 250m) or Isager Alpaca 2 (50g = 250m) or Rauma Lamull (50g = 250m) or Drops Flora (50g = 210m) knitted held together with 125 (150) 150 (175) 175 (175) 200 g Filcolana Tilia (25g = 210m) or Sandnes Garn Tynn Silk Mohair (25g = 212m) or Isager Silk Mohair (25g = 212m) or Drops Kid-Silk (25g = 200m) or Knitting for Olive Soft Silk Mohair (25g = 225m)
Eira Sweater is knitted holding two strands of yarn together and the pattern gives the total yarnage needed
The pattern is sent as a PDF file by mail
Translation by Helene Reier