The Frederikke sweater is knitted from the bottom up.
Frederikke Sweater is a beautiful high necked sweater which is knitted from the bottom up in a checkered pattern. It has balloon sleeves which are knitted off the body of the sweater in moss stitch. It looks great over all types of clothes. If you have knitted a couple of beginner patterns and you're ready to learn a new technique or two, then Frederikke Sweater is perfect for you.
The size of this pattern varies from size XS-2XL. The measurements on the finished garment (measured on its widest) are as following:
XS (S) M (L) XL (2XL)
75 (78) 87 (99) 113 (124) cm.
This sweater should have a positive ease of 0-10 cm smaller than your bust circumference. It's a slim fit. If you prefer a more loose fit, you can always knit it in a bigger size. The size are designed to fit a bust circumference of:
80-84 (84-92) 92-100 (100-110) 110-122 (122-134) cm
Circular needle size 7 mm, 40 cm and 80 cm.
Circular needle size 5 mm, 60 cm.
Yarn: This sweater is knit in 2 strands of Drops air. Drops air has a length of 150 meters pr. 50 grams. Depending on what size you knit, you’ll need the following amount of yarn: 400 (500) 600 (600) 700 (700) grams. Equivalent of 8 (10) 12 (12) 14 (14) balls of yarn if you use Drops air. If you want the sweater to be a little longer, you’ll need 2 ekstra balls of yarn.
To get your sweater to the right size, you’ll need to know your knitting gauge. Your gauge is how many stitches and rows measures 10x10cm.
This pattern calls for a gauge where 18 rows and 10 sts in square pattern.