The Sunniva pattern is now available! Finally!
Sunniva was designed to fill a wardrobe gap and close a gap. I love button down blouses and cardigans as wardrobe staples, but the unfortunate gaping that occurs at times can make them problematic. I wanted to make a sweater that would be modeled on a tee shirt – easy to pull on and wear – but with the stylistic look of a button down blouse; something that would be equally appropriate for casual wear or in more formal situations. The idea of a side shaped tee with a false button placket stuck in my mind and wouldn’t leave. Sunniva offers a wide range of options to the knitter with two sleeve choices and an optional lace collar. Although it is simple to knit, the false placket keeps it from becoming boring. I hope you enjoy your sweater as much as I’ve been enjoying mine!
28 (32, 36, 40, 44, 48, 52) inches at bust with zero to negative ease – pick your size or smaller
for flutter sleeve sweater:
2 (2, 3, 3, 3, 4, 4) skeins Malabrigo Sock (100% Superwash
Merino; 440 yds per 100g skein)
for puff sleeve:
3 (3, 4, 4, 4, 5, 5) skeins OrangeFlower Twist 80/20 (80% Superwash Merino, 20% Nylon; 440 yds per 100g skein) Shown in OrangeFlower 4 ply BFL, currently unavailable
- 1 set 3 mm 24” or 32” circular needles (listed as U.S. size 2 or 2.5, depending on the brand)
- 1 set 3mm dpns or long circular for Magic Loop
- waste yarn in contrasting color
- tapestry needle
- 10 stitch markers in various colors
- 5 5/8 inch buttons
28 sts/36 rows = 4 inches in stockinette st
Buy it now for US $6.50