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Sutra Pattern


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Knitting: Sutra
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Pattern Details:

Pattern Details









Skill Level:

medium skill level requirement Intermediate

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • knitting in the round,
  • decreasing and increasing stitches,
  • i-cord edging and bind-off
  • short rows

Pattern Description:

Sutra is a seamless pullover knitted from top down, all in one piece.
It is worked in Reverse Stockinette stitch with Garter hems and I-cord details on the edges. Raglan increases as well as body shaping are worked on the sides of Stockinette Stitch faux seams.
The pullover was created to emphasize the beauty of hand-dyed yarn, but it can be made with solid or variegated yarns as well.


23 sts and 32 rows in 10 cm / 4 in Rev St st with bigger needles.

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • To fit bust 30" [32", 34", 36", 38"] (40", 42", 44", 46")


  • Malabrigo Arroyo or any other sport weight yarn
  • 3, 3, 3, 4, 4, 4, 5, 5, 6 skeins of Malabrigo Arroyo or approximately 800, 900, 1000, 1050, 1150, 1250, 1350, 1500, 1650 meters / 850, 950, 1050, 1150, 1250, 1350, 1450, 1650, 1800 yards of other sport weight yarn

You Will Also Need:

  • Needles 3.75 mm / US #5 circular needle (60 cm/24 long) and #5 dpns. 3.5 mm / US #4 circular needle (60 cm/24 long) and #4 dpns.
  • One small button (about 1.5 cm / 0.75 in diameter), tapestry needle, stitch markers, stitch holders/scrap yarn.

Preferred Brand/Yarn:

Malabrigo Arroyo

About Designer

About Designer

Lorkowska J. on

I'm a mother, former teacher and a knitwear fanatic. I learned my first stitches from my mom when I was a teenager, but I gave up knitting quickly afterwards. Having my first baby brought back my passion with great impact and this time I also started designing knitwear for children and sometimes for adults. I live with my husband, two kids and two cats in Poland. My patterns can also be found on ...

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