Free Solo Jumper Kit

£68.00 - £136.00

We now offer handy kits of this pattern. All kits include enough yarn to make the long version of this lovely jumper, along with a limited edition button badge and a fab project bag to keep it all safe. Please note, this kit does not include the pattern. Happy knitting!  

The Free Solo jumper is designed by our chum, Melanie Berg. You can purchase the pattern directly from Melanie right here

Yarn

John Arbon Textiles, Harvest Hues 4ply

Shown here in ‘Barley’ MC and ‘Rosebay’ and ‘Pomegranate’ CC

MC – 1-2 x 100g skeins
CC1 – 2-4 x 100g skeins
CC2 – 1-2 x 100g skeins

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Going Free Solo means to climb without ropes or tools, hanging onto the cliff face with your bare hands believing you are strong enough to bring yourself to safety. Melanie Berg has named her new knitting pattern Free Solo as a reminder of just that, having trust in yourself! Luckily, Melanie’s pattern provides us knitters with plenty of instructions and help to create this gorgeous jumper so we are definitely not left hanging! This design is worked top down using three shades of Harvest Hues 4 ply and a slip stitch pattern to create the subtle colour changes on the yoke, hem, and cuffs. The whole design is worked in the round so circular needles are used throughout. Small circulars, DPNs or magic loop is used for sleeves.

Sizes

1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7

Finished Measurements

Bust – 41.5, 44.75, 48.5, 53, 57.5, 61.25, 65.5 inches, 103.5, 111.5, 121.5, 132.5, 143.5, 153, 164

Suggested Ease: 6-8” positive ease.

Gauge

29 sts x 38 rows = 10×10 cm. Always wash your tension square before measuring.

Needles 

3.25mm (US 3) circular knitting needles.