Button Band Sweater "Elena"

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Button Band Sweater "Elena" Pattern

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Knitting: Button Band Sweater 'Elena'
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Pattern Details:

Pattern Details

Category:

Knitting

Type:

Clothing

Fit:

Women, Girls

Item:

Sweater

Skill Level:

medium skill level requirement Intermediate

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • Knit and purl, standard decreases and increases

Pattern Description:

It's just an illusion: Pattern for a light oversized sweater with a decorative button band. Both front parts are worked at once and then sewn together after knitting the button band. So the front part is not really buttoned - the buttons are only sewn to the band and the left front part. So you don't have double thickness although it looks as if you have.

Gauge:

22 stitches and 29 rows in 4" x 4" (10 x 10 cm)

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • US sizes 6/8 and 10/12
  • Bust: 19,5" / 21,5" (50/55 cm)
  • Length: 21.5"/22.5" (56/59 cm)
  • Upper arm: 19.5"/20" (52,5/54 cm)

Materials:

  • any yarn that obtains to gauge
  • I used 11 skeins of DROPS Cotton Merino

You Will Also Need:

  • US 8 (4mm) circular needles
  • 5 buttons (22 mm diameter)

Suggested yarn:

1500 yards of Worsted weight

Preferred Brand/Yarn:

DROPS Cotton Merino

Colorway:

#10 (pistachio)

About Designer

About Designer

Rita Maassen on craftsy.com

In my everyday life I work as a web and graphic designer. After work (and in nearly every free minute) I fetch my needles and start knitting. One day when my family and friends where completely overwhelmed with knitted items, I decided to offer my self-designed models and the corresponding patterns online. That was a few years ago - and I'm very happy that it succeeded so well.

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