Kit (pattern and yarn) with Big Merino Hug
Level of difficulty: easy
Pattern (PDF) and softest organic Merino yarn

Level of difficulty: easy

Juhla provides a feeling of joy and absolute comfort. Because our Big Merino Hug and the pleasant volume of the main part knitted in garter stitch give the slightly oversized sweater by designer Allison Jane a wonderfully cosy texture. The generous cable pattern is a real eye-catcher, yet easy to knit. Juhla is the right choice for you if you are looking for cosy winter warmth and a relaxed knitting experience, and want to make quick progress with a thicker yarn. The timeless colour Edelweiss enhances the classic yet casual look.

Juhla is knitted in the round, from the bottom up. You start with the ribbed hem and then knit the main part in garter stitch and the centred front cable panel until the underarms, allowing you to adapt the length to your preferences by adding or omitting repeats. Front and back are then continued separately and knitted flat. Short rows shape the shoulder drop, while cast-off and decreased stitches shape the front neck. After joining the shoulders with a 3-needle cast-off, you pick up the sleeve stitches around the arm openings working the arms in the round to the cuffs. For the cable panel, you can either follow the charts or the written instructions.

Number of skeins of Big Merino Hug used:

Size XS S M1 M2 L1 L2 L3 L4 L5
For Bust Circ (cm) 71-76 81-86.5 91.5-96.5 101.5-106.5 111.5-117 122-127 132-137 142-147.5 152.5-157.5
For Bust Circ (inches) 28-30 32-34 36-38 40-42 44-46 48-50 52-54 56-58 60-62
Finished Bust at Underarm (cm) 105.5 115.5 125.5 135.5 145.5 157 167 177 187
Finished Bust at Underarm (inches) 42.25 46.25 50.25 54.25 58.25 62.75 66.75 70.75 74.75
Finished Knitted Piece (grams) 463 526 595 687 779 913 1048 1160 1281
Total Number of Skeins 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 14

The indicated gram quantities apply according to the gauge. The consumption for the swatch is included in the skein specifications.

The pattern is designed with 30 – 34 cm (12.25 - 14.25 in) positive ease at bust circumference.

The garment in the images is knitted with the colour Edelweiss.


  • 5 mm (US 8) 80 cm (32 in) circular needle
  • 6 mm (US 10) 80 cm (32 in) circular needle
  • 5 mm (US 8) circular needle or double-pointed needles for working a small circumference in the round
  • 6 mm (US 8) circular needle or double-pointed needles for working a small circumference in the round
  • Cable needle

Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge.

Knitting techniques used:

The year 2022 is a very special one for us - we look back on 10 years of Rosy Green Wool. Time to remember and also to celebrate. Our collection this year is therefore called Decade. The individual designs honour our anniversary with their names in different languages. Juhla means Celebration in Finnish.