tiramisu

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tiramisu Pattern

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Pattern Details:

Pattern Details

Category:

Knitting

Type:

Clothing

Fit:

Women, Petite, Plus-sized

Item:

Sweater

Skill Level:

medium skill level requirement Intermediate

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • knit, purl, inc, dec, maintaining a pattern stitch

Pattern Description:

Tiramisu is a long cardigan that's slightly art deco in style and totally comfortable. It has great flair, and yet it's practical, too, with deep pockets for all your must-haves. Wrap yourself up in it, and you'll look great no matter where you wear it. Just ask Melissa!

Melissa is a family friend who was on vacation in Maine when this sweater arrived for its photo-shoot. She loved it so much that she wore it to the swimming quarry with a metallic bikini, out for cocktails with a cotton dress, and for a walk in the woods with jeans. You just can't go wrong with this sweater. It's a real workhorse -- and a great addition to any wardrobe.

While it's a bit spicy to knit, tiramisu is not difficult. The combination of two pattern stitches -- twin rib and lozenge - creates a strong mix of graphic and textural elements. Twin rib along the front band and collar gives the sweater a strong vertical line, while lozenge pattern stitch on the body makes small triangles that give a wonderful texture.

Gauge:

20 stitches and 30 rows = 4 inches/ 10cm in Lozenge Pattern (blocked). Take time to check gauge.

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • XS (S, M, L, 1X, 2X, 3X, 4X, 5X)
  • Chest (with fronts overlapping): 33 1/4 (38 3/4, 40 3/4, 44, 49 1/2, 54, 57 1/4, 62 3/4, 64 3/4)"/ 84 (98, 104, 112, 126, 137, 145, 159, 164)cm
  • Length: 261/4 (26 3/4, 27, 27 1/4, 27 1/2, 27 1/4, 27 1/4, 27 1/2, 273/4)"/ 67 (68, 69, 69, 70 , 69, 69, 70, 70)cm

Materials:

  • YARN 7 (8, 9, 9, 10, 11, 11, 12, 13) skeins Louet Gems Ligth Worsted [100% merino wool] Or Approx 1200 (1350, 1440, 1550, 1675, 1800, 1900, 2050, 2150) yds/ 1100 (1225, 1325, 1425, 1525, 1650, 1725, 1875, 1975)m DK weight yarn
  • Size 6 US/ 4mm straight and circular needles (or size to obtain gauge)

You Will Also Need:

  • Stitch markers, stitch holders or waste yarn

About Designer

About Designer

Lori Versaci on craftsy.com

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 works from studios in New Jersey and Maine, where she also enjoys yoga, sailing, her four children, three dogs and husband (not necessarily in that order). You can find out more about VERSACIKNITS on ...

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