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Chantalle

from Knit Rhapsody
(6) Name: 'Knitting : Chantalle
Chantalle
Chantalle
Chantalle
Chantalle
Chantalle

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • Knit in-the-round
  • Pick up and knit
  • Basic lace stitches (YO, SSK)
  • Simple decrease/increase methods

Pattern Description:

Chantalle is an elegant, fitted raglan pullover knit seamlessly from the top down using a sport weight yarn. The decorative lace collar, which uses an easy-to-memorize stitch pattern and is worked at the same time as the yoke, lends stunning detail and visual interest to an otherwise stockinette fabric.

This sweater begins with a Figure 8 Cast On and includes a photo tutorial on the technique. Pattern also includes instruction for 3/4 length and long sleeves.

Gauge:

23 sts and 32 rows = 4" (10 cm) in stockinette stitch, using larger needles.

Change needle size if necessary to obtain correct gauge.

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • X-Small (Small, Medium, Large, 1X-Large, 2X-Large, 3X-Large)
  • 28 1/2 (32, 35 1/2, 39 3/4, 43, 47, 51 1/2)" / 72 (81, 90, 101, 109, 120, 131) cm circumference at high bust
  • Intended to fit with approximately 0-2" (0-5 cm) negative ease at bust. Choose a size up to 2" smaller than your actual bust measurement, or closest to your high bust measurement (circumference at underarm).

Materials:

  • 32" (82 cm) long or longer circular needle, size US 5 (3.75 mm)
  • 32" (82 cm) long or longer circular needle, size US 3 (3.25 mm)
  • Three 8" (20 cm) double pointed needles or Two 16" (41 cm) circular needles, size US 3 (3.25 mm)
  • Appropriate needles of the same two sizes for your preferred method of knitting sleeves in the round
  • 4 (4, 4, 5, 5, 6, 6) skeins Madelinetosh Pashmina [75% Merino, 15% Silk, 10% Cashmere, 360 yards/329 meters per 100g skein, Sport Weight]

You Will Also Need:

  • (4) Stitch markers color A; (2) Stitch markers color B
  • Tapestry needle
  • (1) Stitch holder
  • Waste yarn
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$6.50

Intermediate
Knitting
Clothing
Women, Petite, Tall, Plus-sized
Sweater
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About the designer

I'm a twenty-something Pacific North westerner living in Olympia, Washington. I first learned to knit in the Fall of 2005 and after much self-teaching and practice, began designing my own patterns in ...

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