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Project Alexa from Big Wool Knits by Rowan

Posted on September 06 2017

This Super Chunky sweater is knitted in Rowan's Big Wool. It is a great project for someone just starting to knit as well as for the more accomplished knitter looking to make a cosy sweater for the chilly nights ahead.

The front is given interest by the large cable detailing and oversized neck. The project offers a wide range of sizing from XS to XXL. The sweater shown above is knitted in 'Cactus' and this XS size took 8 balls of Big Wool which is 100% wool and costs £9 per 100g.

The back of the sweater is knitted in stocking stitch with a deep rib detail in the hem, sleeves and neck.The 'maxi' wool knits up quickly on 9mm & 10mm needles and is a popular choice amongst designers and knitters.

The 'Big Wool Knits' book by Rowan contains a lovely collection of designs using this wool which is available in a selection of lovely colours.

If you would like to find out more about the products used then click on the links below.

Rowan Pattern Book 'Big Wool Knits'

Rowan Big Wool

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