Blythe's Spirit Sweater Pattern - HFS Original - Downloadable PDF
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Blythe’s Spirit is knit in one piece from the top down with a two-colour stranded colourwork yoke, sleeves that gather gently at the long ribbed cuff, and three options for body shaping. The pattern has been professionally graded, test knit in all sizes, and tech edited. There is a schematic diagram included in the pattern.
- Sizes:A (B, C, D) (E, F, G) (H, I, J): 34.75 (36.75, 39.5, 41.25) (43.25, 45.25, 47.25) (49.25, 51.25, 53)” / 88.5 (93.5, 100, 105) (110, 115, 120) (125, 130, 135) cm finished bust circumference.(Additional measurements in schematic.)
- Sizes and Finished Measurements: The measurements for the sizes above are for the finished sweater. The recommended ease is 0-2”/0-5 cm positive ease. Please select a size that is 0-2”/ 0-5 cm larger than your actual bust circumference, (or that will give you your preferred fit).
- Skill Level: Advanced Beginner
- Techniques: stranded knitting in the round, increases, decreases
You Will Need:
- Suggested Yarns: Skein Queen Crush 4ply (75% Merino wool, 25% nylon; 465 yds/425 m per 100g skein) available at skeinqueenyarns.co.uk
MC: Inkpen 3 (3, 3, 4) (4, 4, 4) (5, 5, 5) skeins
CC: Snow Bunting, 1 skein for all sizes
- MC: 1075 (1130, 1230, 1315) (1390, 1435, 1555) (1635, 1725, 1790) yds / 983 (1033, 1125, 1202) (1271, 1312, 1422) (1495, 1577, 1637) m.
- CC: 200 (215, 240, 265) (290, 305, 340) (370, 400, 430) yds / 183 (197, 219, 242) (265, 279, 311) (338, 366, 393) m.
26 sts and 28 rnds = 4 inches/10 cm over colourwork on larger needles after blocking
24 sts and 32 rnds = 4 inches/10 cm over st st, in the round, on larger needles, after blocking
Needle sizes are suggestions only. Please use the needle size necessary for you to obtain gauge. Change to longer circular needles as necessary as you work the yoke and body. Larger sizes will require longer needles.
US 3 (3.25 mm) 16” (40 cm) circular for collar
US 3 (3.25mm) DPNs or preferred needle type for cuff
US 3 (3.25mm) 24” (60 cm) or longer circular for body ribbing
US 4 (3.5 mm) 32" (80 cm) or longer circular needle for yoke and body
US 4 (3.5mm) DPNs or preferred needle type for sleeves