KnitDiet Polo

Level: 3
Season: Winter, Spring, Autumn

Another very cozy and soft polo with cute cuts on the sides in our collection

As usual it's a very user-friendly pattern, that contains very detailed instructions, schemes and videos. It’s easy to follow and you will enjoy your knitting ☺️

About the piece:

  it’s a top-down raglan jumper with a polo collar

  it has long cuffs and cuts on the sides

  the model is suitable for all genders

Yarn options:

  LANA GROSSA Nuvoletta (knit with double thread)

  DROPS Brushed Alpaca Silk  (knit with double thread)

  LANA GROSSA Buffy lala BERLIN (knit with double thread)

Knitting gauge:

  Double Knit Rib, 4.5-mm needles (for the collar): 24 sts in 10 cm

  Stockinette Stitch, 5.5-mm needles (for the body): 14 sts in 10 cm and 23 rows in 10 cm


  4.5 mm (US 7) circular needles with  60 or 80 cm needle cord for the collar

  5.5 mm (US 9) circular needles with 80-120 needle cord for the body

  3-3.5 mm (US 2.5-4) stocking needles for the cuffs (or circular needles if you prefer the magic loop technique)

  3-3.5 mm (US 2.5-4) circular needles with 80-120 needle cord for the cuts

Yardage: You need 700-1400 m (766-1531 yd) of yarn depending on you size XXS-5XL. The polo is knitted with double strand, so you will need 700-1400 m (766-1531 yd) of each strand

Sizes grid. Bust circumference:

  XXS 75-80 cm | 29½-31½ inches

  XS 80-85 cm | 31½-33½ inches

  S 85-90 cm | 33½-35½ inches

  M 90-95 cm | 35½-37½ inches

  L 95-100 cm | 37½-39½ inches

  XL 100-110 cm | 39½-43¼ inches

  2XL 110-120 cm | 43¼-47¼ inches

  3XL 120-130 cm | 47¼-51¼ inches

  4XL 130-140 cm | 51¼-55 inches

  5XL 140-150 cm | 55-59 inches

The pattern will give you 15 cm of positive ease. For example, if the bust circumference is 90 cm, then knit size S, the width of the sweater on the bust will be about 105 cm

Skills needed to knit the sweater: knitting in the round, flat knitting, casting on, binding off, knitting top-down raglan with the short rows, knitting K1 P1, Stockinette Stitch, Knit Double Rib, Wrap and Turn technique for the short rows

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