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lobster(woman)

from VERSACIKNITS
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Basic Skills Necessary:

  • twist stitches
  • short rows

Pattern Description:

A traditional fisherman sweater with a feminine twist, lobster(woman) is restyled for the growing number of women involved in the trade. A scooped neck replaces the customary turtleneck, and the bodice is slightly fitted and elongated to show off a feminine silhouette. Lobster is worked in one piece from the bottom-up, with the body and sleeves knit separately and joined at the underarms. It is shown here in Swans Island Worsted,100% organic merino wool. It is amazingly soft, making the sweater wearable with nothing underneath.


CONSTRUCTION
The body and sleeves are worked in-the-round from the bottom-up and joined at the underarm. Then the raglan yoke and collar are worked.

Gauge:

23 stitches/32 rnds = 4 inches/10cm in Diamond Pattern.
22 stitches/32 rnds = 4 inches/10cm in Twin Rib (slightly stretched).
Check gauge before starting.

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • XS-S (M, L, 1-2X, 3-4X, 5X) (shown in M)
  • Chest: 31.25 (37.5, 43.75. 50, 56.25, 62.5) inches/ 79 (95, 111, 127, 143, 159)cm
  • Length: 26.5 (27.5, 28.25, 27.75, 29.25, 29.5) inches/ 67 (70, 72, 70, 74, 75)cm
  • Sleeve length (to underarm): 16.5 (17, 17.5, 18, 18.5, 18.5) inches/ 42 (43, 44, 46, 47, 47)cm

Materials:

  • Swans Island Worsted Weight (100% organic merino wool; 250 yds/100gm): 6 (7, 9, 10, 11, 14) skeins or approx 1400 (1730, 2040, 2310, 2725, 3260) yds/ 1280 (1580, 1865, 2110, 2490, 2980cm). Shown in Marine
  • U.S. size 7/ 5.0mm double-pointed and circular needles (or size to obtain gauge) in 16 inch/ 40cm and 32 inch/ 80cm (or preferred lengths)

You Will Also Need:

  • Stitch markers
  • Stitch holders or waste yarn

Preferred Brand/Yarn:

Swans Island Worsted


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

Lori Versaci is the designer behind VERSACIKNITS. Interested in the use and mixture of texture, shape and finishing details, Lori has introduced classic garments with a fashion twist since 2009. Lori ...

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