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Zadie Sweater Knitalong

UPDATE 8/25/17: Zadie is now available as a stand-alone pattern for you to knit in the yarn of your choosing! Go get your copy today!

Zadie Pullover PDF, $7.00 



Want to learn to knit a bottom-up, seamless, cabled sweater?
Now is the time!

The Grocery Girls, the podcast sisters, are hosting a knitalong for my Zadie sweater pattern on Off Our Needles this summer! They have created some incredibly helpful (and funny!) videos on the Craftsy YouTube channel. Knit your sweater from start to finish with a ton of other knitters, both experienced and newbies. Last time I checked, one of the Ravelry forum threads for the KAL had 600+ posts. Many knitters have said that this is their very first sweater! Jump into this KAL whenever you want this summer, then knit at your own pace.


Zadie comes as an exclusive kit from Craftsy, with their wonderful Cloudborn Highland Worsted wool yarn. This yarn was a joy to knit with. Springy, bouncy, with enough body to hold up to the cable details at the raglan faux “seams.” It’s available in a beautiful range of colors. During the knitalong, get your kit for 50% OFF!!! Read more about the kit and the knitalong on the Craftsy blog.



  • Kirsty Symons

    Hello! I love this so much! Do you sell the pattern individually as I have a wool allergy so I cant use the yarn used in the kits? Thanks!

    • Ina Davis

      I see on the MercedesKnits.com site that the zadie sweater is now available as an individual pattern.

  • Cathy Fullinwider

    Do I start knitting this Zadie pattern w 3.75mm needles, US 5?

  • Cathy Fullinwider

    On the Zadie sweater, do I start knitting w the 3.75mm, US 5 needles?

    • Cathy

      Can someone answer this for me?

    • Ina Davis

      Yes, start the body at the bottom doing 5 rounds of circular garter stitch.

  • Ina Davis

    Can you help me with the directions for the body of the Zadie sweater?

  • Madeleine Bajurin

    Can someone explain how to knit the sleeves; specifically the how to read the pattern for the increases on the sleeve/

  • Ramona Rein

    Zadie Sweater yoke… I have done short rows. I have not done them in a circular fashion. This is my first sweater and I am LOST! I’d like to do the short row shaping to raise back neck. I have placed and replaced markers trying to figure where these short rows will occur. Nothing is making sense to me. I left it alone for two days and went back to it; I am still utterly lost.
    Any help would be so greatly appreciated!
    Many Thanks!