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iKnit7 Side by Side Sweater KAL with @sosuknits

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  • Join us for the 3rd official iKnit7 KAL starting 25th March, 2020!

    Link to the Yarn Choices video on IG Live here!

    We're doing it again! The iKnit7 team have joined forces with the super talent of Susanne Sommer to bring you the "Side by Side Sweater" KAL. This brand new pattern is exclusively available to iKnit7 KALers only*!

    A signature Sosu knit - Side by Side is a sideways knit and gives you all these options to personalise for your unique self:

    • Two types of colour-blocking
    • Three neckline options: Crew, Round, V-neck
    • Four different lengths
    • Eight sizes ranging from 38-66” circumference

    Pick and choose the parts you like to make it your own!

    This is the perfect opportunity to try a sideways knit in the supportive and fun environment of an iKnit7 KAL! 

    All you need to do is choose which iKnit7 Shop to purchase your KAL Ticket from, get your ticket, and then sit back and choose your yarns!

    Your KAL Ticket Includes:

    We just couldn't narrow down the vast number of Yarn Options open to you, so we've included a list of our favourite yarns for this pattern in the "Kit Details" tab, along with the number of skeins you'll need for each size.

    When you purchase this KAL, we will email you a £70 coupon to apply towards your yarn and tools purchase so you can choose whatever yarn combo you want!*
    Pattern We will email you a link for your own pdf copy of the pattern
    Private FaceBook
    KAL Group
    You'll get exclusive access to the FB Group where we chat all things KAL (and then some). It's a great way to see everyone elses' WIPs and ask your burning questions! 
    ZOOM Parties Join our Kick Off and Cast Off parties hosted on Zoom to celebrate the start and end of another KAL. You'll get to meet the designer too!
    FB Live Tutorials Susanne will be hosting help sessions in the FB Group covering technique, so you can make sure you're fully supported.

    All the dates and times will be emailed to you, along with Zoom access codes.

    You will also need the following:
    Yarn! See "Yarn Suggestions" tab! And read "Sizing Info" to get the right number of skeins. Since this is a garment KAL, and there are so many options, we decided to leave it to you to choose exactly what you want.

    - Circular needles: 4mm - 4.5mm (US 6-7) or size needed to obtain gauge and optimal drape, 80-100cm (32-40") long
    - Third needle of similar size for 3-needle bind-off
    - Optional: DPNs in same size for sleeves (or just magic loop with your circulars)
    - Smaller short circular needles (and/or DPNs) in 3.5mm-4mm (US 4-6) for neckline and cuffs

    Tapestry Needle for your ends
    4 stitch markers
     Waste yarn for holding sleeve stitches or stitch holder
     Optional: locking stitch marker

    Don't forget to tune in or re-watch our IG Lives where we will go over all the yarns in more detail..

    And if we've run out of your coveted choice, let us know and we might be able to get more in time!

    iKnit7 is a collaboration by seven unique yarn shops: Emily foulds, Ginger Twist Studio, Wild and Woolly, Knit with attitude, This is Knit, Tribe Yarns and A Yarn Story. To learn more visit

    * Note that the Coupon is unique to each customer and must be used in one single transaction, i.e. spend the whole thing in one go because leftovers can't be saved...

  • Sizing:

    8 Circumference Sizes from 38-66" (96-168cm) including a recommended positive ease of 6" (15cm), but can be made more fitted as well!

    4 Lengths from 20½-31" (52-79cm) (measured from centre back)

    The tables below show yardages (in metres) for each circumference/length combo.

    ONE COLOUR (metres of yarn):

    Size →

    38" 42" 46" 50½" 53½"
    58½" 62" 66"
    Length ↓
    1085 1179


    1177 1283 1416 1562 1668 1810 1937 2102
    27½" 1268
    31" 1360

    TWO COLOURS (metres of yarn):

    Size →

    38" 42" 46" 50½" 53½"
    58½" 62" 66"
    Length ↓
    MC CC
    MC CC
    MC CC
    MC CC
    MC CC
    MC CC
    MC CC
    MC CC


    947 138
    1041 138
    1153 143
    1278 149
    1367 154
    1489 154
    1598 159
    1747 159
    1039 138
    1145 138
    1273 143
    1413 149
    1514 154
    1656 154
    1778 159
    1943 159
    1130 138
    1248 138
    1392 143
    1549 149
    1661 154
    1823 154
    1957 159
    2138 159


    1222 138
    1352 138
    1512 143
    1684 149
    1809 154
    1990 154
    2136 159
    2333 159

  • Here are some of our favourite yarns for this KAL! For ball/skein calculations, click here.

    Don't forget to check out the Instagram Live video for more chat on yarn selection too. 

    Black Elephant Smoothie DK
    • 100% Superwash Merino
    • Custom dyed for Side by Side in stunning colourways!
    • Hand-dyed + Soft + Speckles and solids

    by Di Gilpin

    • 100% Lambswool
    Wonderfully soft, light and full of character, stunning range of colours. Will last a lifetime!
    Soft + Airy + Pill-Resistant

    Urth Collection 16 - DK
    • 100% Superwash Merino
    • Custom dyed for Side by Side in stunning colourways!
    Hand-dyed + Soft + Semi-Tonal rich shades

    Cashmere Gilliby Yarntelier
    • 100% Cashmere
    • Fabulous, unique cashmere. Soft, light, airy and pill-resistant!
    Soft + Airy + Pill-Resistant

    Merino Cloud + Silk Mohairby Artyarns

    • Fine Merino & Cashmere + Silk & Mohair
    • Extra luxurious, highest quality fibres, and hand-painted in the most gorgeous, vibrant colours. A blend of fibres that really sing together.
    Luxurious + Subtle Halo + Stunning colours!

    Santi by Illimani

    • Ultra Fine Merino+Baby Alpaca+Yak+Mulberry Silk
    • Softness, drape, sheen and luxury! This one really has it all. Gauge and texture are perfect!
    • Drape + Sheen + Softness


    • 100% Italian Cashmere
    A life-changing yarn. Beyond soft to the touch with a lofty cloud-like feel.
    • Luxurious + Light + Beyond Soft!

    Organic Brushed Alpaca by KAOS Yarn (2 threads)

    • 100% Organic Alpaca
    • Soft and fuzzy, but still great with texture! Incredible colours!
    Halo + Softness + Organic + COLOURS!

    Nikkimby Vinnis Colours

    • 100% Cotton
    • Hand-dyed cotton. Perfect gauge and fabulous for texture. Great for warmer weather too.
    High Quality Cotton + All Season + Hand-dyed 

    Italian Silk & Cashmere
    • Insanely luxurious with complex colours thanks to the strands of different fibres. Slinky, sexy and super flattering drape.
    Luxurious + Drape + Sophisticated

    • 60% Merino Wool + 20% Highland Wool + 20% Mohair

    • Soft, strong, with a soft halo and gorgeous stitch definition. Warm but light.
    • Halo + Warm + Texture

    Eco Babyby Isager

    68% Baby Alpaca, 32% Organic Pima Cotton
    soft, light, airy and strong, thanks to the clever chainette structure
    Light + Airy + Natural Undyed Colours + Organic

    Reborn Jeansby Kremke Soul Wool

    • 70% cotton, 25% polyester, 5% other fibres
    • Made with actual recycled jeans (post consumer), soft and handles like a mixture bourette silk and wool.
    Recycled + Strong&Soft + Great Price

    And SO SO MANY other really great options!

    You could think about holding two fingering weight yarns together for gauge and for a marled look (if they are different colours).

    Or a Sport weight + Fingering / Lace Weight.