The design idea behind the Majse Sweater was to make a sweater with a slightly different shape that had subtle, elegant and flattering details. The sleeves are voluminous at the top, and decreases are made towards the cuff to give a tighter fit around the wrist. The body of the sweater is oversized and lightly cropped, which gives a lot of room to move.
You don't need to master many difficult techniques for this sweater, but on the other hand, you have to make a lot of increases in different ways - both for the sleeves and the body, so we recommend you find either paper and a pen or a knitting counter.
Majse sweater is worked in a lovely and soft combination of Önling No 20 (shetland wool), Önling No 12 (wool/cotton) and silk mohair.
This kit contains: Önling No 20, Önling No 12 and Önling No 10 and a digital pattern
The pattern is a PDF file. Immediately after purchase you will be able to download the pattern directly from the purchase confirmation page. You will also receive an e-mail with a link to your pattern, and the pattern will be available here at the site via your personal account - so remember to create an account :-) Read more about digital knitting patterns here.
Sizes: XS-S (M-L) XL-XXL
Circumference: 130 cm (144 cm) 160 cm.
This sweater is intended to have an oversized fit, with a relatively large positive ease. It is recommended to have a positive ease of approx. 30-50 cm but select a size you think will suit you best. The red sweater in the pictures on this page the sweater is knitted in a size M/L on Lærke, who has a chest circumference of 83 cm)
Col A: 250 (250) 300 g Önling No 20, 100% Shetland wool, (50 g = ca 225m)
Col B: 125 (125) 150 g
Önling No. 10 – 70 % Mohair, 30 % Silk, 25 g / 210 m
Col C: 230 (230) 230 g
Önling No. 12 – 55 % wool, 45 % cotton, 115 g / 800 m: 2 (2) cones
Work with 3 strands of yarn throughout.
Colors: For the sweaters on the images on this page, the following colors are used:
Red: No 20 col Coral, No 10 col fresh pink, No 12 col rosa (17)
Blue: No 20 col cobalt blue (out of stock - replace with sea blue), No 10 col cobalt blue, No 12 col cobalt blue
Recommended circular needles: Ndl no 4 / US6 (40 cm and 100 cm), ndl no 5 / US8 (60 - 100 cm), circular ndls 4,5 / US7 (100 - 120 cm).
If you do not want to use magic loop, you also need 4 SM, 4.5 SM and 5 SM double pointed needles
Gauge: 16 x 23 sts on 10 x 10 cm after wash
Procedure: Majse sweater is worked top down, with 3 strands of yarn held together. First the neckline is shaped by working flat. Then the work is joined in the round. The shoulder and body are shaped with increases. First you only increase for the body, and gradually you make increases on the shoulders and for the sleeves, to give them a nice shape.
The designer behind 'Pastelkollektivet' is Lærke Back, and you can follow her og and her knitted projects on Instagram - search for Pastelkollektivet. One of Lærkes recent designs have been published in the book 52 Weeks of Easy Knits, published by Laine.
The price of the yarn kit is calculated based on the amount of yarn included, which is the amount we have used to knit the design according to the above measurements. Should you need more yarn, additional yarn can be purchased at regular prices by placing an order and state lot number in the comment box at checkout. All designs have been thoroughly calculated and tested.