Brighton

from Dolce Handknits

Brighton Pattern

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Knitting: Brighton
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Pattern Details:

Pattern Details

Category:

Knitting

Type:

Clothing

Fit:

Women

Item:

Sweater

Skill Level:

medium skill level requirement Intermediate

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • CO, BO, increase, decrease, pick up stitches, seam

Pattern Description:

Brighton is worked in one piece from the bottom up with the set-in sleeves worked separately. The change in gauge and needle size and slight shaping in the bodice creates the flattering A-line shape.

Gauge:

18 sts/21 rows = 4" over St st with smaller needle.

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • Bust: 31 1/4 (33 1/2, 35 1/4, 37 1/2, 39 1/4, 41 1/2, 43 1/4)".
  • Length: 20 1/4 (20 3/4, 21 1/4, 22 1/2, 23, 24 1/4, 24 3/4)".
  • Allow about 2" of ease at the bust for a standard fit.

Materials:

  • 690 - 1245 yards worsted weight yarn in 3 colors
  • Shown in Blue Sky Alpacas - Worsted Cotton; 100% organic cotton; 150yds (137m)/100g; Colors #616 Sky, 3 (4, 4, 5, 5, 5, 6) skeins; #614 Drift, 2 (2, 2, 3, 3, 3, 3) skeins; #603 Thistle, 1 skein for all sizes.

You Will Also Need:

  • Sizes 8 and 9 (5 and 5.5mm) 29" circular needles (straight needles may be desired to work sleeves). Size may need to be adjusted to obtain gauge.
  • Stitch markers, stitch holders, tapestry needle, three 7/8" buttons.

About Designer

About Designer

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Kim Dolce is the owner and sole designer for the Dolce Handknits pattern line. Kim has a casual, feminine aesthetic which appeals to women of all ages. Her patterns are easy to understand and execute and all patterns have been professionally edited. More of her work can be found in her first book, Dolce Handknits - simple, sophisticated designs.

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