Fachwerk

£6.00

This elegant and ornate colourwork top-down sweater with a flattering neckline is the perfect statement piece for any wardrobe.

  • This sweater is seamless and completely in the round from the neck down.
  • Stitches for the sleeves are put on hold on stitch holders or waste yarn while the body is completed. These stitches are then placed on needles to knit the sleeves.
  • Worn with 2.5-5 cm / 1-2” of positive ease

SIZING
›› 1 (2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7)
› Bust: 86, (96.5, 106.5, 117, 127, 137, 147) cm / 34”, (38”, 42”, 46”, 50”, 54”, 58”)
› Wrist: 15.25, (17.75, 17.75, 17.75, 20.25, 20.25, 23) cm / 6”, (7”, 7”, 7”, 8”, 8”, 9”)
› Upper Sleeve: 28.5, (31.75, 38, 43, 46.5, 48.25, 52) cm / 11.25”, (12.5”, 15”, 17”, 18.25”, 19”, 20.5”)
› Sleeve Length 45.75, (47, 47, 47, 47, 47, 47) cm / 18”, (18.5”, 18.5”, 18.5”, 18.5”, 18.5”, 18.5”)

GAUGE
12 sts x 17 rounds = 5 cm / 2” in colourwork pattern after blocking
12 sts x 15 rounds = 5 cm / 2” in Stockinette stitch after blocking

YARN
Walcot Yarns Opus (Sport; 70% Falkland Merino;
30% baby alpaca, 325 m / 355 yd per 100g)
› MC (Plum): 3 (3, 4, 4, 4, 5, 5) skeins
› CC (Grey): 1 (1, 1, 1, 1, 1, 1) skeins

NEEDLES

  • 2.75mm (US2) 80 cm/32” circular needle for body and DPNs or circular for magic loop for sleeves
  • 3mm (US2.5) 80 cm/32” circular needle for body and DPNs or circular for magic loop for sleeves ››Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the correct tension.

NOTIONS

  • Tapestry needle
  • Waste yarn
  • Stitch marker

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