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biches & bûches no. 7 // knitting kit

biches & bûches no. 7 // knitting kit

from 148.00

this cardigan has a large collar and two front pockets and is one of my personal favorites. I so love its loose shape and narrow sleeves. a Chunky version of our colorful series, and with this dark grey as the main color, it is easy to match with casual wear or a more chic outfit. i am absolutely thinking about knitting one for myself in the dark grey version <3

we have created 4 different color combinations that you can discover on the photographs :
01_ dark grey brown + off-white (undyed wool)
02_ dark blue + beige
03_ dark green + off-white
04_ dark grey brown + light grey (undyed wool)
05_ custom colors : you can choose any 2 colors of our "le gros lambswool". you can discover all of the shades on the wool product page and just fill out the form underneath !

the wool : it is the biches & bûches "le gros lambswool", a natural and 100% lambswool from scotland. astrid knit this sweater with needles 4mm / UK 8 / US 6 + 4,5mm / UK 7 / US 7 - which you can find in our tool shop !

kit sizes : each size has its kit !
pattern sizes : small / medium / large (and all sizes are detailed on the pattern !)

the knitting kit: your kit contains the wool in the chosen colors and for the chosen model size + the pattern in the selected language + the little biches & bûches knitting pouch.

skill level : 3 out of 5
techniques : knit stitch + purl stitch + slip stitch + moss stitch for the collar and front edges + knitting with one color at a time + short rows + picking up stitches + sewing using mattress stitches (everything is of course explained in the pattern, this is to give you an overview of how to knit it !)
construction : the sweater is knit flat top down, in one piece.

dimensions of the finished sweater : 
small : back width 45cm [17.73"] / length 67cm [26.4"] / armhole 19cm [7.49"] / sleeve length 42cm [16.55"] / width lower edge 64cm [25.22"]
medium : back width 50cm [19.7"] / length 69cm [27.19"] / armhole 21cm [8.27"] / sleeve length 43cm [16.94"] / width lower edge 71cm [27.97"]
large : back width 55cm [21.67"] / length 71cm [27.97"] / armhole 23cm [9.06"] / sleeve length 44cm [17.34"] / width lower edge 78cm [30.73"]

how to determine your size : you can take your favorite knitted sweater, worked in a yarn similar to the one you are considering, and measure its dimensions. it may not have the exact same shape, but it will give you an idea of the size to choose ! a sweater in thin wool is often designed a little loose, so it is best to choose a slightly larger than smaller size, and the biches & bûches designs are actually not intended to be worn tight <3

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