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SUIT

from VERSACIKNITS
(6) Name: 'Knitting : SUIT
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Basic Skills Necessary:

  • knit and purl
  • inc and dec

Pattern Description:

Chasing the ever elusive oversized, yet wearable sweater? You can stop looking; SUIT fits the bill. Combining the comfort of oversized and the luxuriant drape of baby alpaca, with clean lines and modern details, SUIT will be your go-to sweater every day!

As easy to knit as it is to wear, SUIT is worked in reverse stockinette stitch. With vented sides, a v-neckline and drop shoulders, the cardigan is knit in pieces from the bottom up. The front band is knit along with the fronts and continued after the shoulders are shaped, then joined and sewn to the back neck

CONSTRUCTION
Fronts, back and sleeves are worked separately from the bottom-up, blocked and then seamed.

Gauge:

22 stitches and 30 rows = 4 inches/ 10cm in rev St st (blocked).
Take time to check gauge.

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • XS (S, M, L, 1X, 2X, 3X, 4X, 5X) FOR BUST MEASUREMENTS 30 (34, 38, 42, 46, 50, 54, 58, 62)"
  • FINISHED MEASUREMENTS Chest (buttoned): 52 1/2 (56, 61 1/2, 64, 69 1/2, 73, 78, 81, 84 1/2)"/ 133 (142, 156, 163, 177, 185, 198, 206, 215)cm

Materials:

  • YARN 6 (6, 7, 7, 8, 8, 9, 9, 10) skeins Shibui Baby Alpaca DK 100% baby alpaca; 255 yds/ 100 gm skein; shown in suit Or approx 1325 (1450, 1575, 1675, 1800, 1925, 2050, 2150, 2300) yds/ 1200 (1325, 1450, 1525, 1650, 1750, 1875, 1975, 2100)m DK weight yarn
  • NEEDLES and NOTIONS Size 6 US (4mm), or size to obtain gauge Stitch markers or waste yarn 5 buttons 3/4"/ 19mm diameter, or desired size

Preferred Brand/Yarn:

Shibui Baby Alpaca DK

Colorway:

suit


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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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