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Rita Maassen on craftsy.com
Willich, Germany

As I love knitting so much I decided a few years ago to spend more time with designing knitted garments and create the corresponding patterns. And that's what I do today most of the time. In the ...

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Aran sweater 'Svenja'

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(6) Name: 'Knitting : Aran sweater 'Svenja'
Aran sweater 'Svenja'
Aran sweater 'Svenja'
Aran sweater 'Svenja'
Aran sweater 'Svenja'
Aran sweater 'Svenja'

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • Knit and purl, standard decreases and increases
  • Advanced knowledge in working cables

Pattern Description:

A great pattern for all aran patterns' fans. This sweater has cables over and over, was knitted with a wonderful baby alpaca yarn and has a beautiful saddle shoulder. It(tm)s a quite short sweater but of course it(tm)s up to you to adapt length at your option.

The right sweater for very cold winter days.


26 sts and 28 rows in 4" (10x10cm). It's an

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • Available sizes: M and L (US sizes 6/8 and 10/12)
  • Bust circumference: 38"/40" (96/102 cm)
  • Upper arm: 19"/20.5" (48"/51")
  • Length: 20.25"/21.75" (55/59 cm)


  • any yarn to obtain gauge
  • I used 12 skeins of FairAlpaka "Baby Alpaka DK" for size M

You Will Also Need:

  • US 6 (4 mm) needles or any needle that obtains gauge
  • 1 cable needle
  • Tapestry needle

Suggested yarn:

1400 yards of DK weight

Preferred Brand/Yarn:




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