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Aran sweater "Svenja"


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A great pattern for all aran patterns' fans. This sweater has cables over and over, was knitted with a wonderful baby alpaca yarn and has a beautiful saddle shoulder. It(tm)s a quite short sweater but of course it(tm)s up to you to adapt length at your option. The right sweater for very cold winter days. BASIC SKILLS NECESSARY Knit and purl, standard decreases and increases Advanced knowledge in working cables GAUGE 26 sts and 28 rows in 4" (10x10cm). It's an SIZING / FINISHED MEASUREMENTS Available sizes: M and L (US sizes 6/8 and 10/12) Bust circumference: 38"/40" (96/102 cm) Upper arm: 19"/20.5" (48"/51") Length: 20.25"/21.75" (55/59 cm) SUGGESTED YARN 1400 yards of DK weight PREFERRED BRAND/YARN FairAlpaka COLORWAY Natural

Recommended with this pattern

  • I used 12 skeins of FairAlpaka "Baby Alpaka DK" for size M
  • any yarn to obtain gauge
  • Tapestry needle

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