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Braided Moss Sweater Kit

£110.00£203.00

This sweater has a classic feel and is both easy to wear and engaging to knit. The sweater comes with matching socks, the Braided Moss Socks. The name for the set is inspired by the intricate growth of moss on rocks and old trees in the Swedish forest where the designer, Lotta, lives. The rich silky texture of Acadia fabrics will make this sweater a pleasure to wear and with 26 colours to choose from you have plenty of choices of how to ...

This sweater has a classic feel and is both easy to wear and engaging to knit. The sweater comes with matching socks, the Braided Moss Socks. The name for the set is inspired by the intricate growth of moss on rocks and old trees in the Swedish forest where the designer, Lotta, lives. The rich silky texture of Acadia fabrics will make this sweater a pleasure to wear and with 26 colours to choose from you have plenty of choices of how to style your own.

The sweater is knitted seamlessly from the top down and features cables, a relaxing stockinette and rib collar, neck and cuffs.

Designer: Lotta H Löthgren
Published in: Laine Magazine, Issue 16
More from Lotta H Löthgren: Braided Moss Socks, Perseids Sweater, Lowther Cardigan (Worsted), Lowther Cardigan (Fingering)

Kit contains:

  • 7-13 hanks of The Fibre Co. Acadia (depending on your size)
  • Free Project Bag from The Fibre Co.

Note: The pattern is not included in this kit. You can purchase a copy of Laine Magazine, Issue 16 here.

Yarn:

The Fibre Co. Acadia (60% Merino wool, 20% baby alpaca, 20% silk, 133 m (145 yd) per 50g hank) in Orange Storm – 7 (8, 8, 9, 10) (11, 12, 12, 13) hanks.

Colours:

The photos show the sweater in the shade Orange Storm. Choose from any shades of Acadia as shown above.

Sizes and measurements:

1 (2, 3, 4, 5) (6, 7, 8, 9)
Finished chest circumference: 36.5 (40.5, 45.25, 50, 54) (58, 61.25, 65.25, 68.5)″ / 91 (101, 113, 125, 135) (145, 153, 163, 171) cm
Finished full length: 20.75 (21, 22, 22.5, 22.75) (24.5, 25.5, 26.75, 27)″ / 52.5 (53.5, 55.5, 56.5, 57.5) (62.5, 64.5, 67.5, 68.5) cm

Needles and notions required:

  • US 4 / 3.5 mm 32″ / 80 cm long circular needles (for ribbing)
  • US 6 / 4 mm 32″ / 80 cm long circular needles (for main fabric)
  • DPNs, if preferred for small circumference knitting
  • Stitch markers
  • Stitch holders or waste yarn

Techniques used:

  • Moss stitch
  • 2/2 cables

Notes:

This is an advanced beginner pattern.

You can purchase items in this kit separately: Laine Magazine Issue 16, Acadia yarn and Project Bag from The Fibre Co.

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