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Vireo

from Happy Ewe
(6) Name: 'Knitting : Vireo
Vireo
Vireo
Vireo
Vireo

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • cables
  • intarsia
  • italian cast-on

Pattern Description:

This close-fitted pullover features beautiful arans, framed by darker colored textured details to maintain the slimmer look and flattering shape.

The pattern is suitable for intermediate cable knitters. Instructions are both written and charted, and a detailed schematic is included. If you have any questions please pm me.

Finished measurements
34 (36, 40, 44, 48, 52)/ 86 (92, 102, 112, 122, 132)cm bust circumference. Shown in size M with 1/2 positive ease.

Yarn
Worsted weight yarn: Knit Picks Swish Worsted (100% Merino Wool; 110 yd/50 g): Marble Heather (grey; A) - 6 (6, 7, 7, 8, 9) skeins: White (B) " 4 (5, 5, 6, 6, 7) skeins.

Sweater requires approximately 1100 (1210, 1320, 1430, 1540, 1760) yds / 990 (1090, 1190, 1300, 1400, 1590) m worsted weight yarn.

Needles & notions
size US 8 (5 mm) and US 5 (3,75 mm): 16/ 42 cm circ. Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge.
Notions: cable needle, tapestry needle.

Gauge
Horizontal rib: 17 st. ... 30 r. = 4 on larger needles;
Cable pattern: 22 st. ... 30 r. = 4 on larger needles.

Construction

Pullover is worked back and forth in pieces and seamed.
When changing colors, twist yarn on WS to prevent holes in work.
Use separate bobbin for each color section. Do not carry yarn across back of work.
Use italian cast-on on hems and cuffs.
Slip sts purlwise with yarn in back.

Gauge:

Horizontal rib: 17 st. ... 30 r. = 4 on larger needles;
Cable pattern: 22 st. ... 30 r. = 4 on larger needles.

Suggested yarn:

1500 yards of Worsted weight

Preferred Brand/Yarn:

Knit Picks Swish

Colorway:

Gray, White
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About the designer

When I was about 7 or 8, my mum taught me both knitting and sewing.
Or I would rather say she started to teach me back then and I am learning ever since.

I love the sense of achievement I get ...

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