ABOUT THIS SWEATER KNITTING KIT
So much more than a slouchy sweater. It's an intermediate kit, so you've got sloping side seams and shaping to take on. It's a winner for knitters up for a challenge.
Size & Fit
Size 1 - 6
Time to make
Once you've completed this kit you'll master
Cable cast on, 1x1 rib stitch, stocking stitch , increasing, decreasing, casting off, vertical invisible seam technique, horizontal invisible seam technique and perpendicular invisible seam technique.
Our Billie Jean Yarn is made from pre-consumer denim scraps and offcuts which are ground back into fibres and re-spun into yarn. We don’t use any nasty dye fixers or chemicals in this process, however this does mean some dye may transfer to your needles or hands while you’re stitching.
6 - 8 balls of Billie Jean Yarn (depending on size)
1 Crazy Feeling Sweater pattern
1 x pair of knitting needles 6.5mm/US 10.5 (optional)
1 x pair of knitting needles 5mm/US8 (optional)
1 x sewing needle
This kit is knitted with Billie Jean Yarn, our up-cycled yarn made of pre-consumer denim waste.
135 metres/ 148 yards per 100 gram ball. WPI 11/ DK
HOW TO WASH
Hand wash cold to last longer. Do not use bleach, dry flat. Billie Jean Yarn is upcycled denim yarn and will perform as most blue jeans, which have the possibility to fade a bit during the first wash and have a small amount of colour transfer.
Something you should know
Side seams are diagonal and show on the back of the sweater.
Hand wash only in cold or lukewarm water - do not exceed 30 degrees / Use a delicates hand wash detergent / Give your knits a gentle squeeze and leave in the water for a few minutes / Once done, roll in a clean towel to remove excess water and then dry flat.
Note: as this product is upcycled denim it will perform as most blue jeans and there is possibility it will fade during the first wash and have a small amount of colour transfer.