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obba sweater (english)

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This pattern is in English.
Obba sweater is a stranded colourwork sweater worked from the top down and from a chart. It can be worn by both women and men. Its details include a low raglan sleeve, and it has a slight oversized look. The yoke is worked with raglan increases, after which you separate for sleeves and body.
SIZES
1 (2) 3 
Finished bust circumference approx.: 113 (123) 130 cm/45” (48.5”) 51”
The model is designed with a positive ease of 10-15 cm/4”-6” so be sure to measure yourself across the chest before choosing the desired size.
Example: The sweater in the photo is a size 2 worn on an 81cm/32” size bust and has a positive ease of approx. 40 cm/15.7” for a very oversized look.
YARN AND GAUGE
Note: if the sweater is knitted for a man, we recommend a minimum of one extra ball of yearn for each colour and quality used.
Version in Isager Garn (the pictured sweater is made in this combination and colours):
MC: 200 (250) 300 g Jensen Yarn from Isager Garn (100% wool, 50g/125m) in col. 6s 
MC: 75 (75) 100 g silk mohair from Isager Garn (75% super kid mohair and 25% silk, 25g/212m) in col. 0 
CC.: 250 (300) 350 g Jensen Yarn from Isager Garn (100% wool, 125m/50g) in col. 13s 
 CC: 100g (100) 125 g silk mohair fra Isager Garn in col. 2
Two strands are held together in both the MC and the CC.

Version in Gepard Garn:
MC: 250 (300) 350 g Pura Lana (50% soft alpaca and 50% soft wool, 115m/50g)
MC: 75 (75) 100 g Kid Seta (70% Super Kid Mohair and 30% Silk, 210m/25g)
CC: 300 (350) 400 g Pura Lana (50% soft alpaca and 50% soft wool, 115m/50g)
CC: 100 (100) 125 g Kid Seta (70% Super Kid Mohair and 30% Silk, 210m/25g)
Two strands are held together in both the MC and the CC.
Version in Hjelholt Uldspinderi:  
MC.: 300 (350) 400 g Håndværksgarn (100% Wool, 200m/100g) 
CC.: 300 (350) 450 g Håndværksgarn (100% Wool, 200m/100g)
Gauge: 18-19 sts x 19-20 rows = 10 x 10 cm/4” x 4” on size 6 mm needles (US 10), measured in colourwork over stockinette stitch, after washing and blocking.
Recommended needles:  
3 mm/US 3.25 circular needle (40cm or 60cm/16” or 24”)
6 mm/US 10 circular needle (40cm, 60cm and 80cm and 100 cm)/16”, 24”, 32” and 40”)
Note: Use the needle size you need to achieve gauge. Some knitters knit colourwork more tightly and may need to go up a half or a whole needle size.
Notions: plenty of markers, possibly in different colours or shapes; waste yarn or stitch holder.
Photocredit to @strick.yoga for the navy/camel Obba sweater in Håndværksgarn from Hjelholt Uldspinderi.