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Little Twigs


by Mandarine's / Melody Hoffman


Little twigs is a yoke sweater worked from the bottom up. You start off by knitting the sleeves (though that’s totally optional) then cast on for the body.

You simply knit in the round until you reach the underarm section. There’s a couple of short rows there to elevate the back a little bit and make the yoke portion sit better on the shoulders. Then you attach the sleeves to the body by simply knitting a round. A few more short rows, and then the fun part begins. Just remember to loosen yup your tension, or go up a needle size if you’re a really tight knitter otherwise the slipped stitches will be all crunched up.



35.2 / 39.2 / 43.2 / 47.2 / 52.8 bust size (between +2 and +4” positive ease)


20sts and 30 rows = 10cm/4” in stockinette after blocking with the larger needle


4(4/5/6/6) balls of De rerum natura Gilliat 250m/100g OR approx. 1000/ 1000/ 1250/1500/ 1500m of worsted weight yarn

The sample is knit in "caramel".



US 5 (3.75mm) / US7 (4.5mm)


PDF to download (one file in french, one file in english). 

Photos credits : Mandarine's