Rosemary Cardigan

The Rosemary cardigan is a very simple pattern which is worked top-down, starting at the neckline and constructed downwards with raglan increases. At the height of the armhole, body and sleeves are split and worked separately.

The two-colour combination applies simple but fun accents and makes the cardigan stand out from your standard wardrobe. The pattern has been kept very simple specifically to enable new knitters to try their hands and needles at a top-down project.

The yarn used in the model is a mix of mohair, nettle fiber, and wool from ONION KNIT, which results in both a warm and soft cardigan, perfect for chilly summer nights or mid-season wear. But any other yarn of choice fitting the gauge will of course work

Le Rosemary Cardigan est un modèle très simple, tricoté de haut en bas en commençant par l’encolure, puis continué en descendant avec des augmentations raglan. A hauteur des emmanchures, le corps et les manches sont tricotés séparément.

La combinaison de deux couleurs ajoute un petit plus tout simple mais amusant, et permet au cardigan de se différencier d’une garde-robe standard. Le modèle est très simple et propose des explications étape par étape. Ainsi, il permet aux tricoteurs débutants de réaliser un premier ouvrage tricoté du haut vers le bas, en utilisant la technique raglan.

Le fil utilisé dans le modèle est un mélange de mohair, de fibre d’ortie et de laine de ONION KNIT, ce qui donne un cardigan à la fois chaud et doux, mais tout autre choix de de laine dont la tension rejoint celle indiquée dans le patron sera tout aussi bien. Le Rosemary Cardigan sera parfait pour les nuits d’été fraîches ou les vêtements de demi-saison.

Der Rosemary Cardigan wird nach einer sehr einfachen Methode gestrickt, von oben nach unten, beginnend am Halsausschnitt, dann weiter nach unten mit Raglanzunahmen. Ab den Armausschnitten werden Rumpfteil und Ärmel separat gestrickt.

Die Kombination von zwei Kontrastfarben bilden einen interessanten Blickfang und hebt so die Strickjacke von einer Standardgarderobe ab. Das Modell ist sehr einfach gehalten und dank der Schritt-für-Schritt-Erklärung bietet es sich insbesondere als Anleitung für Strickanfänger an, die ihr erstes Projekt mit der Raglan-Technik herstellen möchten.

Das im Modell verwendete Garn ist eine Mischung aus Mohair, Brennnesselfaser und Wolle von ONION KNIT, die eine sowohl warme wie weiche Strickjacke ergibt; perfekt für kühle Sommernächte oder Herbstwetter.

Rosemary Cardigan

Sizes

2XS, XS (S, M, L) [XL, 2XL, 3XL]

Size guide

To fit (BUST CIRC:)

86 (91; 96; 101) [106; 111; 116] cm // 34 (36; 38; 40) [42; 44; 46]”

Finished measurements (BUST CIRC:)

89; 94 (99; 104; 109) [114; 119; 124] cm // 35.25; 37.25 (39.25; 41.25; 43.25) [45.25; 47.25; 49.25]”

Tension / gauge

10 x 10 cm (4 x 4”) = 20 sts x 27 rows in stockinette stitch on 4 mm needle (US 6)

Yarn

1 thread sport weight yarn

Yarn used in model (size S):

ONION KNIT Mohair + Nettles + Wool (45% mohair, 30% nettle fibers, 25% wool), 145 m / 158 yards // 50 g

Main colour – MC (1408 – blue) – 6, 6  (6, 7, 7) [8, 8, 9] skeins

Contrasting colour -CC (1416 – yellow) – 1, 1  (1, 1, 1) [1, 1, 1] skein

MC Meters: 756; 824 (850; 941; 1015) [1074; 1140; 1214]

CC Meters: 45, 47 (50, 52, 54) [56, 58, 60]

MC Yardage: 827; 901; 950 (1029; 1110; 1175) [1247; 1328]

CC Yardage: 49, 51, (55, 57, 59) [61, 63, 66]

Material

4 stitch markers  /  stitch holder or scrap yarn  / tapestry needle 

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Roxy sweater

Roxy Sweater

The Roxy sweater is a very comfortable knitted pullover with an elegant V-neck on the backside which goes perfectly with a simple pair of jeans for a casual but special day-to-day wear. It is knit in one piece, top down, with raglan technique and big balloon sleeves. Use soft worsted yarn (cat.4), for example baby llama wool or an alpaca blend. The front piece is shorter than the back and reaches right above the hip line, but feel free to try it on as you knit to get the best fit for your body and the length you desire.

Roxy blusen er en komfortabel pullover med elegant V-halskant på bagsiden, som passer perfekt til simple jeans som en pæn dagligdagskombination. Den er strikket i ét stykke, oppefra med raglan og rigtig store ballonærmer i et blødt og tykt garn ligesom Baby Llama garnet jeg fandt hos Juniper Moon Farm. Forstykket er kortere end bagstykket og strikkes så langt nedad som passer bedst for dig.

Der ”Roxy sweater” ist ein komfortabler Pullover mit elegantem V-Ausschnitt. Als Alltagsoutfit mit dem gewissen Etwas, sieht er einfach perfekt zu Jeans aus. Er wird in einem Stück gestrickt, von oben nach unten, mit Raglanärmeln und sehr weiten Ballon-Ärmeln. Ideal strickt es sich in einem weichen, dicken Garn, wie zum Beispiel Baby Lama oder Alpaka. Die Vorderseite ist kürzer als die Rückseite und die Länge kann je nach Wunsch angepasst werden.

Le « Roxy sweater » est un haut tricoté très confortable avec une encolure en V élégante à l’arrière, parfait sur une paire de jeans pour un look casual de tous les jours. Il est tricoté d’une pièce en partant du haut, avec des emmanchures raglan et de grandes manches ballon. Vous aurez besoin d’un fil doux type worsted (cat.4), par exemple de la laine de bébé lama ou un mélange alpaca. Le devant du pull est plus court que le dos et se pose juste au-dessus de la ligne de hanches, mais libre à vous de l’essayer sur vous-même pendant que vous tricotez pour l’adapter à vos mesures et votre longueur souhaitée.

Sizes

XS (S, M, L) [XL, 2XL, 3XL]

Needle size

circular needle 4,5 mm (US 7), 60-80 cm (24-32”) in length

circular needle 4,5 mm (US 7), 40 cm (16”) in length or double-pointed needles 4,5 mm (US 7)

circular needle 3,5 mm (US 4), 40 cm (16”) in length or double-pointed needles 3,5 mm (US 4)

optional: crochet needle 4 – 4,5 mm (US G6 – 7)

Size guide

Finished garment:

BUST circ.: 88 (90, 100, 110) [121, 132, 142] cm // 34.5 (35.5, 39.5, 43.5) [47.5, 52, 56] ”

FULL HIP CIRC.: 90 (101, 110, 121) [132, 137, 147] cm //35.5 (40, 43.5, 47.5) [52, 54, 58 ] ”

Tension / gauge

10 x 10 cm (4 x 4”) = 17 sts x 27 rows in stockinette stitch,

on 4,5 mm needle (US 7)

Yarn

worsted yarn (cat.4)

425 (445, 475, 525) [565, 620, 675]  g Stargazer Brushed from Juniper Moon Farm, extrafine baby llama (85% baby llama // 15% nylon // 260m / 100g) – Colour used in model is ARTEMIS

Meters: 1100, (1150, 1230, 1355) [1465, 1605, 1745]

Yardage: 1200, (1250, 1340, 1480) [1600, 1755, 1905]

Material

4 markers

tapestry needle

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Sparkles cable top

The Sparkles sleeveless cable top is worked in one piece from the bottom up until the armhole shaping, at which point the front and back are knit separately. The cable binding is worked first, then sewn together to form the hemline that the top is then cast onto. The yarn chosen for the model (size S) is a combination of Lana Grossa Silkhair Lusso (a mohair with some shimmer in it) and Lana Grossa Cashmere 16 fine, which gives it a more glamorous look. You can of course opt for any other combination, or a single thread of any DK or light worsted yarn (cat. 3) that fits the indicated gauge.

SIZES: XS (S, M, L) [XL, 2XL, 3XL]

NEEDLE SIZE: Circular needle 4,5 mm (US 7), 60-80 cm (24-32”) in length (or double-pointed needles for cable hem)

GAUGE: 10 x 10 cm (4 x 4″) = 21 sts x 30 rows in stockinette stitch on 4,5 mm needles (US 7)

YARN : DK or light worsted (cat. 3)  

Yarn used in model : Lana Grossa Silkhair Lusso (78% mohair, 14% silk, 4% polyamid, 4% polyester), 210 m / 25 g
Lana Grossa Cashmere 16 Fine (80% merino, 10% polyamid, 10% cashmere) 320 m / 50 g

Summer Bubbles top

The sleeveless Summer Bubbles top is worked in one piece from the bottom up until the armhole shaping, at which point the front and back are knit separately. The colours chosen for the hem as well as the neckline and armholes are up to you. You can alternate them as shown in the picture, or opt for a more simple unicoloured design. The yarn used for the model (size S) is Cashair from Lana Grossa, a cotton-nylon-cashmere blend which comes in a large range of fun colours, but any Sport, light worsted or 5-ply yarn will do (cat. 2-3).

SIZES: XS (S, M, L) [XL, 2XL, 3XL]

NEEDLE SIZE:

  • Circular needle 3 mm (US 2.5), 60-80 cm (24-32”) in length
  • Circular needle 3,5 mm (US 4), 60-80 cm (24-32”) in length
  • Circular needle 3 mm (US 2.5), 40 cm (16”) in length or double-pointed needle

GAUGE: 10 x 10 cm (4 x 4″) = 26 sts x 36 rows in stockinette stitch on 3,5 mm needles (US 4)

YARN: Sport, light worsted or 5-ply yarn (cat. 2-3)

Yarn used in model: Lana Grossa Cashair (60% cotton, 30% nylon, 10% cashmere, 50g / 225 m per skein

The Roxy sweater

The Roxy sweater is a very comfortable knitted pullover with an elegant V-neck on the backside which goes perfectly with a simple pair of jeans for a casual but special day-to-day wear. It is knit in one piece, top down, with raglan technique and big balloon sleeves. Use soft worsted yarn (cat.4), for example baby llama wool or an alpaca blend. The front piece is shorter than the back and reaches right above the hip line, but feel free to try it on as you knit to get the best fit for your body and the length you desire.

SIZES: XS (S, M, L) [XL, 2XL, 3XL]

NEEDLE SIZE:

  • circular needle 4,5 mm (US 7), 60-80 cm (24-32”) in length
  • circular needle 4,5 mm (US 7), 40 cm (16”) in length or double-pointed needles 4,5 mm (US 7)
  • circular needle 3,5 mm (US 4), 40 cm (16”) in length or double-pointed needles 3,5 mm (US 4)
  • optional: crochet needle 4 – 4,5 mm (US G6 – 7)

GAUGE: 10 x 10 cm (4 x 4″) = 17 sts x 27 rows in stockinette stitch on 4,5 mm needle (US 7)

YARN: worsted yarn (cat. 4)

Yarn used in model: Stargazer Brushed from Juniper Moon Farm, extrafine baby llama (85% baby llama // 15% nylon // 260m / 100g) – Colour: ARTEMIS