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Caora Sweater

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(6) Name: 'Knitting : Caora Sweater
Caora Sweater
Caora Sweater
Caora Sweater
Caora Sweater
Caora Sweater

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • Knit and purl
  • Knit using magic loop

Pattern Description:

A simple sweater with chunky garter stitch accents to show off your handspun yarn. The yarn shown is handspun from handcarded batts available from my Etsy shop Caora Fibres, http://etsy.com/shop/caorafibres. The sweater is worked in the round from the top down with raglan sleeves. Instructions are given for a wide range of sizes. The pattern assumes use of the magic loop technique.

Gauge:

14sts and 24 rows = 4" with 5.5mm / US 9 needles

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • Bust: 32 (34, 36, 38, 40, 42, 44, 48, 52, 56)" Length armpit to hem: 18 (19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 26, 27, 28)" Sleeve length underarm to cuff: 16 (16, 17, 17, 18, 18, 19, 19, 20, 20)"

Materials:

  • Handspun yarn with gauge 14sts = 4" Total meterage: 660 (745, 825, 915, 1010, 1110, 1210, 1430, 1610, 1800) m Total yardage: 725 (815, 905, 1000, 1105, 1215, 1325, 1565, 1760, 1970) yards.
  • One 5.5mm/US 9 100cm/40" circular needle.

You Will Also Need:

  • Two long pieces of waste yarn, 4 detachable stitch markers, 5.5mm/ crochet hook, (optional) small buttons.

Suggested yarn:

725 yards of Chunky weight

Preferred Brand/Yarn:

Handspun yarn


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Maths teacher with a serious obsession with knitting and spinning (and maths (what a geek!)) Too stubborn to follow a knitting pattern so I make up my own. You can find all my free patterns and sign ...

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