Bloch Ness Pattern

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Bloch Ness Pattern

Pattern Details

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Category:

Knitting

Type:

Clothing

Fit:

Women, Men, Girls, Boys, Petite, Tall, Plus-sized

Item:

Sweater

Skill Level:

intermediate skill level requirement Advanced

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • knit, purl, increase/decrease
  • seamed

Pattern Description:

This classic unisex cardigan in nine sizes (XS/S/M/L/1X/2X/3X/4X/5X) has a relaxed fit and a sleek look when knit in a soft yarn blend. Seams accented with ribbed detail draw the eye upward, while dramatically deep button bands create a focal point at center front to continue a flattering line. The collar can be worn standing up or folded down. Its five simple pieces are knit flat, bottom-up and seamed, making this garment a very portable, quick knitting project
Substituting yarn and/or needles may result in an overall variation in size

Gauge:

19 sts and 27 rows = 4 inches in stockinette on larger needles (unblocked)
18 sts and 31 rows per = 4 inches in pattern on larger needles (washed and dried flat)

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • 34.25(37.75, 41.25, 45, 48.5)[52, 55.5, 59, 62.75] inches/87(96, 105, 114, 123)[132, 141, 150, 159] cm around chest (buttoned) to fit with 4 to 6 inches of ease

Materials:

  • 1300(1425, 1575, 1700, 1825)[2000, 2150, 2300, 2475] yards/1200(1325, 1425, 1550, 1675)[1825, 1975, 2125, 2250] meters of any soft DK/light worsted yarn that knits to pattern gauge
  • Needles: size 8US (5.0 mm) for body (or size to obtain correct gauge) size 7US (4.5 mm) for hems, cuffs, and front bands (or one size smaller than body needle)

Suggested yarn:

2250 yards of DK weight

Preferred Brand/Yarn:

Bare Naked Wools Kent

Colorway:

White Sand

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About Designer

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I am the owner of Knitspot - knitting patterns, clubs, and artisan yarns. I am a life-long knitter with a background in the fashion and graphic design fields, and began designing clothing, knitwear and accessories during the 1970s. I teach and write about knitting, spinning, and designing at my blog, Knitspot. I live and work in Ohio with David, who loves wool, too.

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