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Cristina is a Waldorf mama living with her son, husband and two cats at the seaside of Tuscany. Being a knitwear designer fits much better into her family schedule than being a science researcher. It ...

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Minimissimi Sweater Coat

from Minimi Knit Design
(6) Name: 'Knitting : Minimissimi Sweater Coat
Minimissimi Sweater Coat
Minimissimi Sweater Coat
Minimissimi Sweater Coat
Minimissimi Sweater Coat
Minimissimi Sweater Coat

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • Cabling, i-cord, decreases, increases, long-tail cast-on, picking up stitches, knitting in the round, reading charts, seaming, short rows, yoke construction

Pattern Description:

This sweater coat is worked from the top down. The cables are carefully arranged to give a slimming silhouette without adding extra bulk.

Measurements are given in both centimeters and inches.

The yoke and the cables are charted only. Each size has its own set of charts, which are printed full size for easy reading.

All techniques are explained in the pattern itself.


xs (s, m, l, 1x, 2x)

Shown in xs

This garment is intended to be worn with 9 cm / 3.5" positive ease.

Errata: http://www.minimiknitdesign.com/?page_id=321


16 st and 22 rows = 10 cm (4") on 5 mm (US 8) needles in stockinette stitch

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • Finished measurements: bust circumference, buttoned 84, (91, 102, 112, 122, 132) cm / 33" (35.875", 40.125", 44", 48", 52")


  • 5 mm (US 8) circular needles; adjust needle size if necessary to obtain gauge
  • 5 mm (US 8) needles in your preferred style for small circumference knitting in the round
  • 6 mm (US 10) needles, any type (for the hem)
  • 8 mm (US 11) needle (for binding off the cuff)
  • 3.25 mm (US 3) circular needles (for picking up sts)
  • 3.75 mm (US 5) needles, any type (for the collar)
  • 4.5 mm (US 7) needles, any type (for the collar)

You Will Also Need:

  • Cable needle; yarn needle; 1 stitch marker; 5 toggle-style buttons

Suggested yarn:

1740 yards of Worsted weight

Preferred Brand/Yarn:

Lane Cervinia Le Fibre Nobili Mambo


2801 Gray

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