Elda's Energy Sweater Pattern - HFS Original - Downloadable PDF
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Elda’s Energy is a top-down, seamless sweater with a two-colour stranded colourwork throughout the yoke and body and two sleeve options.
The pattern has been professionally graded, test knit, and tech edited. There is a schematic diagram included in the pattern.
A (B, C, D) (E, F): 36.5 (39.75, 44.25, 48.5) (53, 57.5)” / 92.5 (101, 112.5, 123.5) (134.5, 146) cm finished bust circumference. (Additional measurements in schematic.)
Sizes and Finished Measurements:
The measurements for the sizes above and in the schematic on page 10 are for the finished sweater. The recommended ease is 2-4”/5-10 cm positive ease. Please select a size that is 2-4”/5-10 cm larger than your actual bust circumference (or that will give you your preferred fit). Elda’s Energy is shown here with 2”/5 cm positive ease.
- Skill Level: Intermediate
- Techniques: stranded knitting in the round, increases, decreases
You Will Need:
Skein Queen Crush; (75% Merino wool, 25% nylon; 464 yds / 425 m per 100g skein) available at skeinqueenyarns.co.uk
MC: Foxholes x 3 (3, 4, 4) (5, 5) skeins
CC: Antique Map x 2 skeins for all sizes
- MC: 1195 (1285, 1465, 1650) (1930, 2135) yds / 1093 (1175, 1340, 1509) (1765, 1952) m.
- CC: 470 (510, 560, 600) (765, 820) yds /230 (466, 512, 548) (699, 750) m.
28.5 sts and 29.5 rounds = 4 inches/10 cm over colourwork and st st, on US 4 (3.5mm) 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 2 (2.75 mm) 16” (40 cm) circular for collar
US 3 (3.25mm) 32” (80 cm) or longer circular for bottom hem ribbing
US 4 (3.5mm) 16” (40 cm) for start of yoke
US 4 (3.5mm) 32” (80 cm) or longer circular for yoke and bodyUS 4 (3.5mm) DPNs or preferred needle type for sleeves