How to Knit a Short Sleeve Sweater

Perfect for the summer

Short sleeved and with wide mesh, this airy lightweight sweater is perfect for the warm season. Here you will find the detailed knitting instructions.

Sizes: XS / S/M, M/L / XL

The information for the individual sizes are in a row from the smallest to the largest size, separated by slashes. Is only an indication, it applies to all sizes.


  • Catania Schachenmayr, 450/500/550/600 g capri FB 00384
  • 1 Milward crochet hook 3 mm
  • Wool embroidery needle without tip.

Wavy pattern:

Work in reverse order according to crochet font. Number of stitches divisible by 14 + 2.Die 1.-10. series 1 x working, always repeating the then 5.-10.Reihe.
Knitting tension:

21 STS and 8 rows = 10 x 10 cm, worked in the wave pattern.

Knitting instructions for a light sweater

The complete knitting pattern for the light sweater for download can be found in Musthavesweater.

Front and back piece:

The 86/100/114/128 air mesh and 4 reversible air mesh cast on and work in the wave pattern. 39/39/43.5/43.5 cm for the armholes, attach both ends 1 mark. In 58/58/65.5/65.5 cm = 46/46/52/52 series total height complete the work. The second part of the same work.

71/71/85/85 air stitches and 4 reversible air mesh and in the wave pattern works. Stop sleeve series overall height 16 cm = 12. Equal work 2nd sleeve.

Close the shoulder seams 7.5/10/12/13 cm wide, then close the side seams up to the mark. Close the sleeve seams and insert the sleeves.