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Raglan sweater 'Birte'

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Raglan sweater 'Birte'
Raglan sweater 'Birte'
Raglan sweater 'Birte'
Raglan sweater 'Birte'
Raglan sweater 'Birte'

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • Knit and purl
  • standard increases and decreases
  • working with different colours (basic knowledge)

Pattern Description:

A beautiful, warm and cosy sweater with raglan sleeves and an interesting jacquard pattern - just the right thing for cool harvest and winter days. But it might be wonderful for summer if you knit it with pure cotton or linen.

Bust circumferences:

size 6/8: 34" (88 cm)
size 10/12: 38" (96 cm)
size 12/14: 40" (104 cm)


21 sts and 30 rows in 4" (10 cm)

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • US sizes 6/8, 10/12 and 14/16
  • Bust: 17" / 19" / 20"
  • Length: 23.5" / 25" / 25.5"
  • Upper arm length (from beginning of neck): 23" / 23.5" / 25"


  • Any yarn that obtains to gauge
  • I used 12 skeins of Drops Merino Extra fine for size S

You Will Also Need:

  • US6 (4 mm) circular needles
  • Tapestry needle

Suggested yarn:

1500 yards of DK weight

Preferred Brand/Yarn:



#04m and #05m
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Rita Maassen on
Willich, Germany

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 ...

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