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Knitting
Clothing
Women, Petite
Sweater
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Jo Storie on craftsy.com
Scottish Borders, UK

I've been involved in knitting for many years, having graduated with a first class degree in knitted textiles from the Scottish College of Textiles.

My early career saw me working as a knitwear ...

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Clove sweater by Jo Storie

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(6) Name: 'Knitting : Clove sweater by Jo Storie
Clove sweater by Jo Storie
Clove sweater by Jo Storie
Clove sweater by Jo Storie

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • You will need to be able to work a variety of stitches, including cables and be able to increase and decrease.

Pattern Description:

1940's inspired slimfit crewneck aran st sweater, with pretty puff shoulder detail.

"Inspired by the feminine sweaters of the 1940's the body is small and fitted, with a central interweaving cable on the front and back. The sleeve is worked in a simple stocking st with gentle gathers at the shoulder forming the iconic sleeve of this era." - Jo Storie

Sizes available - To fit Chest:
Size 1 - 82cm (32in)
Size 2 - 87cm (34in)
Size 3 - 92cm (36in)
Size 4 - 97cm (38in)
Size 5 - 102cm (40in)
Size 6 - 107cm (42in)

Knitted measurements approx:
Chest
Size 1 - 87cm (34in)
Size 2 - 92cm (36in)
Size 3 - 97cm (38in)
Size 4 - 102cm (40in)
Size 5 - 107cm (42in)
Size 6 - 112cm (44in)

Length
Size 1 - 51cm (20in)
Size 2 - 52cm (20.5in)
Size 3 - 53cm (21in)
Size 4 - 54cm (21.25in)
Size 5 - 55cm (21.5in)
Size 6 - 56cm (22in)

Meterage/yardage
Size 1 - 8 x 50g balls of suggested yarn = 904m/992yds
Size 2 - 9 x 50g balls of suggested yarn = 1017m/1116yds
Size 3 - 10 x 50g balls of suggested yarn = 1130m/1240yds
Size 4 - 11 x 50g balls of suggested yarn = 1243m/1364yds
Size 5 - 12 x 50g balls of suggested yarn = 1356m/1488yds
Size 6 - 13 x 50g balls of suggested yarn = 1469m/1612yds

Ability: Intermediate

Gauge:

- 23 sts x 30 rows to 10 x 10cm (4 x 4in) worked in pineapple st using 3.75mm (US 5) needles.
- 36 sts x 30 rows to 10 x 10cm (4 x 4in) worked in cable and rib using 3.75mm (US 5) needles.
- equivalent in st st 25 sts x 30 rows using 3.75mm (US 5) needles.

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • See main description.

Materials:

  • 992 - 1612 yards (907 - 1474 m) of 100% Baby Alpaca - DK / 8 ply (11 wpi) - we've used Alpaca Loft's Ivory shade.

You Will Also Need:

  • a cable needle
  • a tapestry needle for sewing up
  • row counters and stitch markers.
  • one pair each of 2.75mm (US2) and 3.75mm (US5) straight needles
  • 2.75mm (US2) circular needles


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