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New Zealand

I am a knitter, and have been knitting obsessively for the past 6 years, although I learnt to knit as a small child. Pattern design is my new passion, I love the freedom to design patterns that I ...

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(6) Name: 'Knitting : Winifred

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • Knit in the round
  • increasing and decreasing
  • cabling

Pattern Description:

Winifred has options for tunic and sweater, long-sleeved or short, to make it the perfect addition to your wardrobe. The pattern is written for both DK (8ply) and Heavy Worsted (Aran or 10ply) yarns.

DK gauge is 22stitches and 28 rows in 4" of stocking stitch
Aran gauge is 18stitches and 24 rows in 4" of stocking stitch.

Knit from the top down, with raglan increases, this top is simple to knit. Shaping is added at the waist and hips, while maintaining the straight style of the skirt.

Instructions, a sizing table and schematics are included to help you choose the size to fit you best. For those with a large bust, working from the size closest to your upper bust measurement (under your arms) and adding bust darts to fit, will work best. Instructions and tips are included to help you through this.

Green modelled version is size 36" bust and approx 38" size for waist and hips. This pattern is designed to help you adjust the fit for YOU.

Cable instructions are both charted and written, and included a table to help you count off your cable rows and keep track.

Winifred is the adult version of Little Winifred

Approximate yardage are included in the pattern for both DK and worsted weight, short-sleeved sweater, tunic and additional yardage for long sleeves.

The PDF you recieve will have 2 complete patterns, 1 each for DK and Aran, so you will not need to print the entire PDF out.


18 stitches and 24 rows in 4" of stocking stitch (Aran)
22 stitches and 28 rows in 4" of stocking stitch (DK)

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • To fit upper bust of 30, 32, 34, 36, 38, 40, 42, 44, 46, 48"


  • Dk or Aran weight yarn

You Will Also Need:

  • cable needle
  • stitch markers
  • Aran - 4.5mm circular needle 80cm or longer
  • DK - 4mm circular needle, 80cm or longer

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