Knitting the Tree Print sweater / Jacket
If you're looking for a new knitting project that's both cozy and stylish, then the tree print sweater/jacket might just be the perfect choice for you. This knitting pattern
is perfect for both gents and ladies, and the unique tree print design is sure to turn heads.
- 8 skeins of worsted weight yarn in your choice of color
- Size 7 (4.5mm) knitting needles
- Cable needle
- Tapestry needle
- Stitch markers
18 stitches and 24 rows = 4 inches (10 cm) in stockinette stitch
- Cast on 140 stitches.
- Work in k2, p2 ribbing for 2 inches.
- Switch to stockinette stitch and knit every row for 4 inches.
- Begin the tree print pattern:
Switch back to stockinette stitch and knit every row for 4 inches.Switch to k2, p2 ribbing and work for 2 inches.Bind off all stitches in pattern.
- Row 1 (RS): Knit all stitches.
- Row 2 (WS): Purl all stitches.
- Row 3: K1, p1, k1, purl to last 3 stitches, k1, p1, k1.
- Row 4: K1, p1, k1, knit to last 3 stitches, k1, p1, k1.
- Row 5: K1, p1, k1, purl 3, slip next 3 stitches onto cable needle and hold in front, purl next 3 stitches, then knit the 3 stitches from the cable needle, purl to last 3 stitches, k1, p1, k1.
- Row 6: K1, p1, k1, knit to last 3 stitches, k1, p1, k1.
- Repeat rows 3-6 until the tree print pattern measures 8 inches.
Once you've finished knitting all the pieces, it's time to assemble your sweater/jacket. First, sew the shoulder seams together using the mattress stitch. Then, sew the sleeves into the armholes. Finally, sew the side seams together, leaving about 6 inches open at the bottom for the side slits.
If you want to add buttons or a zipper to your sweater/jacket, now is the time to do it. Sew on your closures and you're ready to rock your new tree print sweater/jacket!The tree print sweater/jacket is a fun and unique knitting project that's perfect for anyone who wants to add a touch of nature to their wardrobe. Whether you choose to make it in a bright and bold color or a more subdued shade, this pattern is sure to become a staple in your closet.