ELLA Jumper (ENG)

Pattern ELLA Jumper: The Sweater is a trapezoidal cut oversize sweater with a similar fit to a bat sweater with small sleeves.


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8,00  inkl. MwSt.


The ELLA Jumper is a trapezoidal cut oversize jumper with a similar fit to a bat sweater. The jumper is worked top down with increases along the knitted pieces. You start working the first side of the neckband and front piece and shape the drop down shoulders by working short rows. The deep V-neck is shaped by increases, the slanted sleeves by decreases, which are first worked to the armhole openings.

You then pick up stitches for the second front piece as well as the back piece, which are worked to the armhole openings, too. You then place all three pieces on one circular needle and close to the round. During this process, you work additional decreases for the slanted sides at the lower body.

The sleeve stitches are picked up around the armhole openings. Due to the top down technique, the jumper’s length can be easily adjusted to personal measurements. The instruction includes a detailed model sketch with all necessary measurements.

As a design element, the jumper has pretty garter stitch rows and nice wide slip stitch cuffs at hem and sleeve hems. Due to the trapezoidal wide oversize cut, the jumper has a similar fit to a bat sweater.



All details in this instruction mean sizes XS (S) M (L) XL (XXL)


NOTE: You can find detailed measurements in the model sketch in appendix 1. You can use the blank model sketch in appendix 2 for notes and conversions


3threads of yarn (1thread/ quality); choose the right needle size:

NOTE: Steps 1 – 3 are worked in rows, from step 4 on in rounds. As the knit stitches are often worked slightly tighter as the purl stitches, a smaller needle size than the main needle size is used for the ws-rows in order to achieve an even stitch pattern in rows and rounds.


Weight of wool converted to 1 m when working with 3 threads: 0,42 g/m

The pink heathered Ella jumper in size XS is worked in Nova colour (109), Mohair Luxe colour (109) and Lusso colour (094)

The crème coloured Ella jumper in size S I worked in Nova colour (022), Mohair Luxe colour (094) and Lusso colour (094).

Lang Yarns Nova + Lusso + Mohair Luxe

The yarn alternatives resulted in the same gauge in other garments and serve only as a suggestion.
The indicated wool consumption is based exclusively on calculations.


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For most of the techniques used here, you will find video recommendations at Spezielle Techniken