Framlingham

from Not So Granny

Framlingham Pattern

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Knitting: Framlingham
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Pattern Details:

Pattern Details

Category:

Knitting

Type:

Clothing

Fit:

Women, Petite, Tall

Item:

Sweater

Skill Level:

small skill level requirement Beginner

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • work in the round
  • increase
  • decrease
  • slip stitches

Pattern Description:

Framlingham is easy to knit and easy to wear.

Knit in superwash merino for a little bit of everyday luxury with heat regulating properties that take it from the warmest summer day through to a layering piece for winter. Dress it down with denim or dress it up with a pretty summer skirt. Layer it with a cardigan over or a long sleeved top underneath, this is a versatile knit.

Worked in one piece on a circular needle in the round, Framlingham is the ideal introduction to top-down, seamless knitting. No DPNs required! The pretty cabling detail that runs down the raglan and side 'seams' doesn't even need a cable needle as it is worked using a simple slip stitch pattern. The pattern is written to make it a quick and enjoyable knit, markers are used to minimise counting and errors. There is just enough detail to keep the knit interesting. It grows quickly in a DK weight and 4mm needles.

The name is inspired by the twisted chimney at Framlingham castle which reminded me of the twisting cables in this top. The colour of the merino is reminiscent of the heather on the nearby heaths.

Gauge:

22 st and 28 rows 4"/10 cm worked in stocking stitch on 4mm needles

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • Finished chest size 33(35,37,39,41,43,45) inches / 84(89,94,99,104,110,114)cms. Designed to be worn with 1"negative ease to 2" positive ease.
  • Instructions are given for a petite,standard,tall fit with finished length of 18,19,19.5 inches/ 46,48,50 cm.

Materials:

  • 5(6,6,6,6,7,7) 50g balls of Wendy Merino Bliss DK in Wood Violet (116m per ball)
  • 9 stitch markers

About Designer

About Designer

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I love to knit and crochet: My fingers start to itch if I'm away from a hook or needles too long or when inspiration hits!

I began to design when I found it hard to find fashionable, wearable patterns. Crochet isn't all about doilies and dodgy granny square cardigans and knitting needs to lose its 'dodgy Christmas jumper, knit by Nana' image. And so 'Not So Granny' was born. Most of my ...

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