11 (12) skeins Brigitte no. 3 from Lana Grossa with 3 threads.
Or 11-12 skeins Mayflower kid silk mohair with 4 threads.
Otherwise, try experimenting with other thicker qualities, just make a swatch before or get advice from your yarn shop.
Gauge 10 st. = 10 cm.
The sweater is knit from the bottom up. The finished sweater has a lovely oversized fit and is cm long, and measures 120 (130) cm. in circumference and will fit a chest measurement of about 75-95-100 (100-110-120) cm.
You need: A darning needle to weave in ends and assemble/sew.
Circular needle 9 mm in 80 or 100 cm. length. Circular needle 7 mm for ribbing.
If you are a skilled knitter, you can knit the sleeves in the round on a short circular needle 9 mm 40 cm. and use double-pointed needles 7 mm for the ribbing on the sleeves.
Size S/M (L/XL)