New from Helga Isager the Swan Sweater is the adult version of her OWL sweater for children. Knit up in super soft Eco Baby this knit is will be a go to pullover with fashionable additions such as the box pleat shoulders which provide a more elevated look.
The sweater is worked in the round from the bottom up. At the armholes the body and sleeves are joined for the yoke, which is worked with raglan decreases. Stitches are bound off for the neck opening and short rows are worked to shape the shoulders. The sleeves are finished with box pleats. The front and back are finished separately and are sewn to the tops of the sleeves with mattress stitches at the end. Stitches are picked up and knitted along the neck opening and a rib neck edge is worked and then folded double towards the wrong side and sewn down.
400 (450) 500 (550) g Isager Eco Baby
Half chest circumference: 46 (51,5) 57 (63) cm
Body length to armholes: 31 (31) 31 (31) cm
Armscye depth: 19 (21) 23 (25) cm
Total length: 50 (52) 54 (56) cm
Shoulder width: 30 (32) 32 (34) cm
Half neck circumference: 20 (20) 22 (22) cm
Sleeve length to armhole: 43 (43) 42,5 (43) cm
Sleeve circumference, top arm: 41 (45) 48,5 (52) cm
Sleeve circumference, cuff: 22 (22) 24 (24) cm