Vivi by Marie Greene


January 2022
Aran (8 wpi) ?
20 stitches = 4 inches
in Stockinette
US 5 - 3.75 mm
US 7 - 4.5 mm
1250 - 2074 yards (1143 - 1896 m)
1, 2, 3, 4, 5
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Are you ready to wrap yourself in coziness? Vivi is a boxy, oversized pullover inspired by Danish sweater style. Featuring a vertical landscape of cabled diamonds down the front panel, framed with columns of Danish stars. The back features a series of vertical panels, creating a flattering figure frame. This pattern is knit from the bottom-up with 3/4 sleeves and a ribbed collar with a gentle rolled edge – there is minimal seaming (handy techniques and tutorials are included throughout).

The Workshop includes:

  • The cozy, relaxed-fit Vivi pattern for bust sizes 28-65 in (70-162.5 cm)
  • Yarn substitution ideas (including non-wool options)
  • Swatching and size resources
  • 8 lessons with videos & printables to support your knitting experience
  • A deep dive into the history of Danish knitting, Danish lifestyle inspiration PLUS cook-along videos (with recipes) for the adventure

What You’ll Learn:

  • Reading & marking charts (both flat & round)
  • Knitting cables (including how to knit them without a cable needle)
  • Grafting shoulder seams with ease
  • How to choose your size and anticipate how much your yarn will grow
  • Sleeve adjustments
  • How to make Danish Ebelskivers (Aebelskivers), Kringle and MORE!

1 (2, 3, 4, 5) to fit bust sizes 28-32 (32-40, 40-48, 48-56, 56-65) in/ 70-80 (80-100, 100-120, 120-140, 140-162.50) cm

Finished Circumference (around bust)
41.25 (48.25, 57, 64.75, 72.5) in/ 103.5 (120.75, 142.25, 162, 181.5) cm

When considering the finished measurements: Coziness is the name of the game with this design, so don’t be alarmed by the larger-than-life amount of ease; it’s all about comfort. The tapered shoulders and fitted sleeves create a flattering silhouette, even with such a relaxed fit in the body. =

21 stitches in 4 inches in cable texture pattern, blocked
20 stitches in 4 inches in stockinette stitch, blocked

US Size 5/3.75mm (32-40 in/80-100 cm) circular needle – body ribbing

US Size 5/3.75mm (16 in/40 cm) circular needle – neckline ribbing

US Size 5/3.75mm (12 in/30 cm) circular needle – sleeve cuff

US Size 7/4.5mm (32-40 in/80-100 cm) circular needle* body

US Size 7/4.5mm (12 in/30 cm) circular needle – sleeves

Or size needed to obtain gauge (if you adjust the needle size for the body to obtain gauge, adjust the other sizes accordingly)

Worsted weight | Berroco Ultra Wool | 100% superwash wool | 219 yards in 100 grams | 1250 (1400, 1568, 1803, 2074) yards/1143 (1280, 1433, 1648, 1896) meters

Yardage my vary; if in doubt, round up. (Please note that yarn substitutions may affect your yardage and results, so please keep this in mind when selecting yarn for your project.)