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Mamushka Pattern


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Knitting: Mamushka
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Pattern Details:

Pattern Details









Skill Level:

intermediate skill level requirement Advanced

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • Intarsia in the round
  • knitting in the round

Pattern Description:

My 2 year old loves Russian nesting dolls and she calls them "mamushkas" :). When asked what design she would like on a sweater, she answer without a doubt: "Mamushkas". So this is my first adventure in intarsia designing :)
Her smile when I gave it to her was PRECIOUS.


21 sts x 28 rows in stockinette st = 10 x 10 cm / 4'' x 4''

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • 3/4 - 5/6 - 7/8 - 9/10 - 11/12 years chest: 60-66-72-78-86 cm / 231/2"-26"-281/2"-30 3/4"-34" Full length: 43-46-49-52-55 cm / 17"-18"-19 1/4"-201/2"-211/2"


  • Main color: 250-300-300-350-350 g (9 -10.5- 10.5- 12.5- 12.5 oz) of DK tweed (100% wool) in tan or any other DK yarn of your choice (Yardage: 50gr =(1.76 oz) 105 m (115 yards) For the motif: You need very little amount of the following colors, in a DK yarn: pink, tan, yellow, light green, dark brown and light brown. 25 g (>1 oz) light blue 25 gr (>1 oz) turquoise 25 g (>1 oz) dark blue
  • DOUBLE POINTED NEEDLES AND CIRCULAR NEEDLE (60 or 80 cm / 24'' or 32'') SIZE 4 mm / US 6 - or size needed to get gauge.

You Will Also Need:

  • 2 small buttons. 2 Stitch holders.

Suggested yarn:

115 yards of DK weight


Tweed and solid

About Designer

About Designer

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I learned to knit and crochet when I was 6, and those are definitely my first love, but I am passionate about crafting and hand made, and I just like to try new things too :)

I started designing a few months ago, and it is a very interesting adventure so far!!

You can see more of my projects at my blog,

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