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The Weekend Sweater Knitting Pattern: A Cozy, Chunky Raglan Sweater To Love

The Weekend Sweater Knitting Pattern: A Classic, Cozy Raglan Sweater Pattern To Love

Cozy, warm, and classic, The Weekend Sweater features a beautiful double-thick collar, classic raglan construction, and a relaxed fit. It's a truly timeless staple in any wardrobe and a delightful sweater to knit. This knitting pattern equips you with highly-detailed written instructions, links to numerous video tutorials, a Stitch Glossary, a detailed schematic and sizing guide, numerous helpful tips, and more. If you're looking to knit an ultra cozy, classic sweater, then you'll love The Weekend Sweater knitting pattern.

When designing this sweater, I knew I wanted to use worsted/medium-weight (category 4) yarn so that it would wrap you up in chunky coziness and could be knitted rather quickly. I love relaxed-fitting sweaters, and all Darling Jadore sweater knitting patterns are designed this way, with The Weekend Sweater being no exception. The fit of this sweater has approximately 8.5”-10” (21.59-25.4 cm) of positive ease, making it ultra cozy.  The relaxed-fit is juxtaposed with a structured double-thick collar, which is very flattering to the overall construction of the sweater. I also incorporated a prominent ribbing at the collar, cuffs, and bottom of the sweater (making the ribbing "pop" more), which adds an element of refinement to this otherwise relaxed-fitted, cozy sweater. Lastly, I incorporated neck shaping into this sweater, to create the perfect cozy neckline for added structure. 

Skill Level, Sizes, Materials, & Other Information About The Weekend Sweater Knitting Pattern

The skill level for The Weekend Sweater knitting pattern is categorized as intermediate. Simple knit stitches and techniques are involved, along with some neck shaping. Within the pattern are links to numerous video tutorials for guidance. Some of the stitches and techniques required for this knitting pattern include casting on, knit, purl, simple increase stitches, simple decrease stitches, short rows, twisted stitches, and binding off. All of those technique, along with many others, are linked to corresponding video tutorials within the knitting pattern for reference. With a classic design and construction, you'll find this knitting pattern rhythmic and relaxing to follow. And since it's knitted using worsted/medium-weight (category 4) yarn, it works up very quickly!

To knit The Weekend Sweater, U.S. Size 8 (5mm) knitting needles are required. Like all Darling Jadore knit and crochet patterns, this sweater knitting pattern includes a linked shopping list to all the required and suggested materials. The yarn yardage required to knit this sweater (approximates per size): 1020 yards (932.688 meters); 1030 yards (941.832 meters); 1040 yards (950.976 meters); 1047 yards (957.3768 meters); 1051 yards (961.0344 meters); 1055 yards (964.692 meters); 1059 yards (968.3496 meters); 1062-1065 yards (971.0928-973.836 meters); 1068 yards (976.5792 meters).

This sweater knitting pattern comes in eight sizes (XS, S, M, L, XL, 2XL, 3XL, 4XL, 5XL) with a detailed schematic and sizing guide provided within the pattern for reference.  The bust circumference for the sweater are as follows: Approx. 37” (93.98 cm), 39” (99.06 cm), 42”, (106.68 cm), 47” (119.38 cm), 50” (127 cm), 54” (137.16 cm), 59.5” (151.13 cm), 63” (160.02 cm), 68.5” (173.99 cm). The photographed sweater is pictured in a size “Medium” on a model with 34″ (86.36 cm) bust, 26″ (66.04 cm) waist.

Accessing The Weekend Sweater Knitting Pattern (And All Darling Jadore Knitting Patterns): Retrieval, Downloading, Etc

All Darling Jadore knit and crochet patterns are digital downloads that are emailed immediately after payment is processed, so make sure you enter in your correct email at checkout. Unlike some knitwear designers, all Darling Jadore pattern links never expire, meaning you can download it at any time, and it will always be available to you. Additionally, all Darling Jadore patterns are "live", meaning that they are constantly being updated. Therefore, if any pattern you've purchased is updated (e.g., instructions changed, videos added, etc), you are sent an email notification and all you need to do is simply re-download your file for the updated version. We at Darling Jadore are passionate about providing the highest quality patterns and videos to our customers, and to us, that means always updating versions of our patterns to make them the highest possible quality when possible. All Darling Jadore patterns are ad-free and printer-friendly. You can read all of our FAQs here.

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Reselling From Knitting Patterns: Can I Sell My Finished Weekend Sweater?

Yes, absolutely! All finished items made from Darling Jadore patterns may be sold, so long as clear credit has been given to Darling Jadore on your website, Etsy shop, social media account, or wherever else you decide to sell it. We love when customers tell us they buy Darling Jadore patterns for "market prep", meaning that they will make a lot of the items in bulk and eventually sell them in fall and winter markets and festivals, or in their Etsy shop, etc. We love seeing your finished items, but kindly ask that you give pattern and design credit to Darling Jadore. If you're interested in stocking up your Etsy shop or doing market prep, you might want to check out these fan-favorite patterns: The Cappuccino MittsThe Avalon Hat, and The Haze Scarf.

Please note that all patterns and photographs in this shop are the property of Darling Jadore and are thereby purchased under the agreement that they may not be distributed, copied, re-written, or re-sold. Furthermore, all PDF pattern files are protected by U.S. Copyright and are property of Darling Jadore. It is illegal to redistribute, sell, or share the pattern in part or in whole, electronically or physically. Likewise, it is not permitted to use Darling Jadore photographs.

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