This sweater was born pretty fast and without many expectations. I didn’t plan to knit any sweaters for this winter anyway. But then I found some leftover yarn I had from…I don’t know, long time ago..and I was kind of bored, and at the same time I saw a sweater in Sabrina 01-2014 journal, so it was like right time, right place whatsoever, lol

I didn’t follow the description (I find them confusing all the time, my thing is “I see – I knit” usually, can you relate?), just got the pattern scheme and calculated the sweater for my yarn.
And let me tell you this sweater made me fall in love with it and it was number one during all those super cold months. Here is one option we photographed during some sunny day out here:


  • Sweater – Sabrina 2014-01 Nº 26
  • Yarn – In the pattern the suggest mohair, but mine is a mixture of alpaca with nylon, you can choose some really light yarn for this project. Mine is very light, maybe around 300 g, but it will completely depend on the yarn you choose.
  • Needles – 3,5 for the elastic (down the body and down the sleeves, just to start first rows) and 4 for the body
  • Time – It is an easy and fast project, it took me one week relaxed knitting
  • Complexity – Easy. You can recalculate this one for your yarn very easy. It is just a big rectangle with the hole for the sleeves. and the sleeves are also pretty straight, so 😉 nothing can stop you, yay!

I made an Italian cast on (we call it so in Russian, I’m not sure about English terminology, but if you are interested I’ll cheCK it out 😉 let me know in the comments ). This style of cast on gives any sweater more professional finish.


Peacoat – J.Crew
Sweater – DIY
Jeans – Benetton
Ankle Boots – Reiss
Bag – Kate Spade



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