Easy knits for your loved ones : the Jacob sweater for children of all ages

Easy knits for your loved ones : the Jacob sweater for children of all ages

The Jacob sweater is a simple yoke pattern fitting for beginners and anyone who wants to get away with as little sewing together as possible! It is worked from the top-down, with several increases throughout the yoke. Once you reach the armhole, body and sleeves are split and worked separately.

The neckline is formed using a special stretchy cast-on technique, which ensures a safe and easy dressing and undressing of the smaller ones. Two other – easier – options are also suggested for newer knitters. The design of the Jacob sweater is fitting for all genders and ages, making it a very versatile pattern for a unisex garment

The yarn used for the model is Onion no. 4 which combines 70% wool and 30% nettle fiber.

Le pull Jacob est un modèle simple à empiècement qui convient aux débutants ainsi qu’à tous les tricoteurs.euses qui veulent éviter à tout prix de coudre des pièces à la fin! Il se travaille de haut en bas, avec plusieurs augmentations tout au long de l’empiècement. Lorsque vous atteignez l’emmanchure, le corps et les manches sont séparés et travaillés séparément.

L’encolure est formée à l’aide d’une technique de montage de maille extensible, qui permet d’habiller et de déshabiller facilement et en toute sécurité les plus petits. Deux autres variantes plus simples sont également proposées dans le patron, pour que tout un chacun puisse avoir un tricot réussi.

Le design du pull Jacob convient à tous les sexes et à tous les âges, ce qui en fait un modèle très polyvalent pour un vêtement unisexe.

Le fil utilisé pour le modèle est l’ONION n°4 qui combine 70% de laine et 30% de fibre d’ortie.

Der Jacob-Pullover ist ein einfaches Passe-Muster, das für Anfänger geeignet ist sowie für alle, die jegliches Zusammennähen vermeiden möchten! Er wird von oben nach unten gearbeitet, mit mehreren Zunahmen in der Passe. Sobald Sie das Armloch erreichen, werden Körper und Ärmel geteilt und separat gearbeitet.

Der Halsausschnitt wird mit einer speziellen dehnbaren Anschlagetechnikgearbeitet, die ein sicheres und einfaches An- und Ausziehen der Kleinen gewährleistet. Für die neueren SitrckerInnen unter uns sind natürlich Varianten fürs Anschlagen angeboten.

Das Design des Jacob-Pullovers ist für alle Geschlechter und Altersgruppen geeignet, was ihn zu einem sehr vielseitigen Muster für ein Unisex-Kleidungsstück macht

Das für das Modell verwendete Garn ist Onion Nr. 4, das 70 % Wolle und 30 % Nesselfaser kombiniert.

Jacob-sweateren er et simpelt bærestrikmønster, der er velegnet til begyndere. Den er strikket fra oven og nedad med flere udtagninger i hele bærestykket. Når du når til ærmegabet, deles kroppen og ærmerne og strikkes hver for sig.

Halsudskæringen er formet ved hjælp af en særlig elastisk aflukningsteknik, som sikrer en sikker og nem af- og påklædning af de mindre børn. Hvis denne mulighed lyder overvældende, tilbyder mønsteret også en forenklet version til de nyere strikkere blandt os.

Jacob-sweaterens design passer til alle køn og aldre, hvilket gør den til et meget alsidigt mønster til et unisex-tøj

Garnet, der er brugt til modellen, er Onion no. 4, som kombinerer 70% uld og 30% nældefiber.


0-3 mo, 3-6 mo, 6-12 mo (12-18 mo, 2y, 3y) [4y, 5y, 6y] {7y, 8y, 10y}

Size guide

To fit (CHEST CIRC.):

40.5, 43, 45.5 (51, 53.5, 56) [58.5, 61, 63.5] {66, 68.5, 72.5} cm // 16, 17, 18 (20, 21, 22) [23, 24, 25] {26, 27, 28.5}”

Finished measurements (CHEST CIRC:)

45.5, 48, 50.5 (58.5, 61, 63.5) [68.5, 71, 73.5] {76, 78.5, 82.5} cm // 18, 19, 20 (23, 24, 25) [27, 28, 29] {30, 31, 32.5}”

Needle size

Circular needle 4 mm (US 6), 60-80 cm (24-32”) in length

Circular needle 4 mm (US 6), 40 cm (16”) in length or double-pointed needles

Circular needle 3.5 mm (US 4), 60-80 cm (24-32”) in length

Circular needle 3.5 mm (US 4), 40 cm (16”) in length or double-pointed needles

Tension / gauge

10 x 10 cm (4 x 4”) = 21 sts x 28 rows in stockinette stitch on 4 mm needle (US 6)


1 thread sport or DK weight yarn

Yarn used in model (size 2 years):

Onion no.4 (70% organic wool, 30% nettle fibres – 50 g // 130 m / 124 yds

3, 3, 4 (4, 4, 4) [5, 6, 6] {7, 7, 8} skeins

Meters: 318, 350, 397 (487, 508, 520) [611, 654, 700] {796, 864, 969} m

Yardage: 348, 383, 434 (533, 556, 569) [668, 715, 766] {871, 945, 1060} yds


2 markers  /  Stitch holder or scrap yarn  / tapestry needle

The Victoria baby blanket – it’s all about rainbow colours!

The Victoria baby blanket – it’s all about rainbow colours!

The years 2019 and 2020 have turned out to be major baby boom years in these regions and as a serial knitter, a whole new baby blanket era!

I’ve always been an avid defendor of handmade presents, and made it a number one priority to celebrate the arrival of a new baby in my circle of friends or family with a handknit item. This obsession turned out to be quite time-consuming when I expanded this to entire baby blankets… Whereas a small sweater of even miniature dress will take you a few hours, sure, a baby blanket, is a whole different story.

The idea for the Victoria blanket (named after the baby who is now cuddled up in it) was born when I had had my share of Chevron baby blankets (still a number one hit and absolute go-to pattern) and thought I would need to come up with something new. I love the idea of brightness and happyness in knits for babies and children, combined with utter softness and of course, practicality.

Rainbow colours

To get the right colour combination, I chose a mix between Cashmerino from Lang Yarns and Baby Cashmerino from Debbie Bliss, but you might find your perfect colour shades in one of them only. The Cashmerino blend is incredibly soft, making not only the knitting process quitte a pleasure, but also – most importantly – the result is a very soft blanket to cuddle in. Last but not least, it is machine washable, an absolute MUST for me me when it comes to baby presents. You really don’t want to give a new mother or father the poisoned gift of hand washed clothing or accessories. It might be beautiful, but not what you need when you won’t get a good night’s rest for the next 2 to 5 years (yes, experience talking here!)

Now to the tricky part: the intarsia technique. Yes, it is extremely time-consuming and it gives you about 100 ends to weave in, but – the result is just perfect! Other arguments to convince you: it allows you to limit the usage of each yarn and also avoids there being any loops on the backside, where the small baby fingers might get stuck .

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