Sisu Slipover is a crochet pattern for a warm and tender winter slipover in 4 sizes : XS-S / M-L / XL-2XL and 3XL-4XL.
The slipover is worked topdown and has a seamless construction.
The pattern has fully written instructions in English (both UK and US crochet terms) and in Dutch.
Multiple large crochet charts are included.
Yarn : aran/worsted weight yarn
4 sizes :
XS-S : 950 m yarn
M-L : 1100 m yarn
XL-2XL : 1325 m yarn
3XL-4XL : 1600 m yarn
(if you make this design with 2 yarns held together, you need the above mentioned amounts FOR EACH yarn).
Samples made with :
Hobbii Friends Extra Fine Merino, 100 % merino wool, 50g/165m/180yds : 6 (7, 8-9, 10) balls
Hobbii Friends Kidsilk, 72 % mohair & 25 % silk & 3 % wool, 25g/200m/218yds : 5 (6, 7, 8) balls.
The slipover is worked double stranded, 1 thread of merino + 1 thread of kidsilk held together.
(this means you need 950 (1100, 1325, 1600)m of EACH yarn.
Colours used :
09 : Nougat
Crochet hook : 5 mm – 5,5 mm (& 4 mm for the straps)
Skill level : intermediate
(Sisu is the Finnish Concept of Resilience.
Sisu is a special strength and persistent determination and resolve to continue and overcome in the moment of adversity. It’s an almost magical quality, a combination of stamina, perseverance, courage and determination held in reserve for hard times. It means you can reach your goals in life with bravery and persistence. Everything is possible ! )