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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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Triangle shaped sweater 'Janice'

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(6) Name: 'Knitting : Triangle shaped sweater 'Janice'
Triangle shaped sweater 'Janice'
Triangle shaped sweater 'Janice'
Triangle shaped sweater 'Janice'
Triangle shaped sweater 'Janice'
Triangle shaped sweater 'Janice'

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • knit and purl
  • Standard increases and decreases

Pattern Description:

Perfect for spring and harvest - but definitely wonderful in cool summer nights, too.

The light oversized sweater (I used pure cotton here) is easy to knit - only the lower front part needs some concentration. But the working process is explained very detailed and supported by photos.

Sizes: US size 4 - 6 / 8 - 10 and 12 - 14
Bust circumferences of sweater: 38 / 42 and 47
Length: 22 / 23.5 and 25


17 sts and 26 rows in 4" x 4" (10 x 10 cm)

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • US sizes 6/8, 10/12 and 14/16
  • Bust circumference of sweater: 38", 42" and 47"
  • Length: 22", 23.5" and 25"


  • Any yarn to obtain gauge
  • I used 14 skeins of DROPS "Paris" for size S

You Will Also Need:

  • US 8 (5mm) circular needles
  • 5 small buttons (if desired)
  • Tapestry needle

Suggested yarn:

1350 meters of Worsted weight

Preferred Brand/Yarn: