Helen

from Deb Hoss Knits

Helen Pattern

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Knitting: Helen
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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:

  • knit, purl
  • long tail cast on
  • short row shaping at shoulders
  • blocking, seaming
  • yo, k2tog, ssk, k2tog tbl, p2tog, p2tog tbl, m1
  • ssk-l-psso-r, sl-k2tog-psso

Pattern Description:

My Helen sweater is a shapely, lacy, v-neck pullover. Its Hexagon Fern lace - an easily mastered 18 stitch by 16 row repeat - is worked throughout and echoes the lines of its 1x1 rib trim and angled neckline. The bodice is slim fitting, extending mid-hip in length, and follows body curves. Narrow sleeves end just below the elbow - long short sleeves that feel ample. This versatile piece may be dressed up or down and layered, establishing it as one of my all-occasion, year-round favorites.

Gauge:

24 sts/32 rows over 4 inches - stockinette st
22.4 sts/29.5 rows over 4 inches - hexagon fern lace

Materials:

  • 910[1080, 1225, 1405, 1560, 1740, 2050] yards yarn
  • 1 set US #5/3.75mm straight needles, or size to obtain gauge
  • Stitch markers for indicating lace repeats
  • Stitch holders
  • Yarn needle
  • T-pins for blocking

Preferred Brand/Yarn:

Quince/chickadee

Colorway:

pomegranate

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