Knitting pattern for Dahlia sweater
Dahlia is a wonderful, classic sweater with a beautiful, structured stitch pattern, inspired by the Dahlia petal structure. Perfect for all seasons of the Danish weather. We have invented some new increase techniques that you will learn as you go.
Dahlia is easy to knit, top-down, which lets you fit the sweater to your measurements as you go. The design is oversize, with a positive ease of approx. 15-20 cm (6-8 inches) compared to your body measurements, and features deep armholes and 3/4 sleeves.
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 :-)
Designed by Katrine Hannibal for Önling.
Measurements Dahlia sweater:
Chest: (100)109(115)120(125)135(142) cm
Length: (56)57(58)59(60)61(62) cm
Armhole length: (27)28(29)30(31)32(33) cm
Underarm sleeve length, ¾ sleeve: (27)27(26)26(25)24(23) cm
Underarm sleeve length, full-length sleeve: (44)44(43)43(42)41(40) cm
Materials Everyday kit for Dahlia w 3/4 sleeves:
(150)165(175)185(195)210(230) g / (2)2(2)2(2)2(3) cones of Önling No 12, 55% wool, 45% cotton, 750 m per 105 g.
(60)65(65)70(75)80(80) g / (2)2(2)2(2)2(2) cones of Önling No 13, 95% first-cut lambswool, 5% cashmere, 1010 m per 50 g.
The sweater is worked all the way through with one strand of No 12 and one strand of No. 13 held together. NOTE! The above quantity of yarn is enough to work the sweater with 3/4 sleeves. If you want full-length sleeves, you need to buy 1 extra cone of No. 12 and 1 extra cone of No. 13 for sizes XL, 2XL, and 3XL.
Materials for Dahlia w ¾ sleeves in No 2:
(200)225(250)250(275)300(325) g Önling No. 2, 100% Superfine Merino Super 100’s wool, 120 m per 25 g.
The sweater is worked all the way through with one strand of Önling No. 2.
NOTE! The above quantity of yarn is enough to work the sweater with 3/4 sleeves. If you want full-length sleeves, you need to buy 50 g og Önling No 2 extra, for all sizes.
Gauge: 22 sts and 32 rows/rounds of stockinette stitch on needle(s) size 4 mm / US 6 = 10 x 10 cm / 4 x 4 inches.
Recommended circular and double-pointed needles sizes 3.5 and 4 mm / US 4 and 6.
Directions: The sweater is worked in the round from the top down. Stitches are cast on using the provisional crochet caston method to allow adjusting the neckline later. Short rows are used over shoulders and the back of the neck to make the neck higher at the back. The yoke is worked with raglan increases and deep armholes. The piece is then divided into body and sleeves, which are finished separately.
At Önling most of our knitting patterns are delivered digitally as PDF files*. It has numerous advantages:
- You get your knitting pattern instantly after purchase.
- You can find your pattern later.
- We save resources, by only printing what's necessary.
*Patterns from PetiteKnit and Isager are only sold as printed patterns.
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1) Download directly after purchase:
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We deliver knitting patterns from Önling - Katrine Hannibal, a nordic knitting tale, Plummum, Spektakelstrik and Yarn Lovers digitally. We're only allowed to send patterns from PetiteKnit and Isager in print. Therefore, these will be sent by mail, and if they're lost, we won’t be able to replace them.
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