The Neighbor Sweater is an airy light dream of a sweater. It is knitted in double thread silk mohair, which gives a wonderfully soft, airy and exclusive quality. It’s loose in the fit, with wide sleeves. The short length makes it perfect over dresses or tucked into your favorite jeans. The sweater has an i-cord edges. On the back is an elegant deep split, designed to be tied at the top.
It’s worked top down, with stockinette stich and a slightly modified raglan. You start off knitting back and forth to form a split and a rounded neckline before you start to knit around with a circular needle.
The length of the body and sleeves are suggested.
Sizes XS (S) M (L) XL
Overwith 104 (113) 124 (136) 144 cm
Full length (Suggested) 45 (45) 46 (48) 49 cm
Materials Double thread Isager Silk Mohair, 200 (225) 225 (250) 275 g Or yarns with similar gauge and length.
Gauge 21m = 10 cm
Suggested needles Circular needle size 4 mm (40 cm and 80 or 100 cm), double-pointed needles 4mm
Knit inc on each side of the raglan st as follows:
Before stich markers: insert the left needle under the thread between 2 stitches from the front and knit a twist stich (M1R).
After stich markers: insert the left needle under the thread between 2 stitches from behind and knit (M1L).