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Mountmellick Aran


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Fun to knit, comfy to wear, and most of all, flattering to the figure, here's the perfect Aran! This cozy pullover features an original Melissa Leapman cable pattern front and center and a complimentary cable design on the sleeves. The background fabric is a super easy textured pattern. And, since it calls for worsted weight yarn, you'll have your sweater finished in no time at all. (Well, almost. At least the knitting will be fun in the meantime!) Pattern is written for sizes Small (Medium, Large, 1X, 2X, 3X), with finished bust measurements of 35 (381/2, 421/2, 461/2, 51, 541/2)". BASIC SKILLS NECESSARY knit purl cable read knitting chart GAUGE In Nubby Pattern with the larger needles, 16 stitches and 26 rows = 4". SIZING / FINISHED MEASUREMENTS Pattern is written for sizes Small (Medium, Large, 1X, 2X, 3X), with finished bust measurements of 35 (381/2, 421/2, 461/2, 51, 541/2)". SUGGESTED YARN 1525 yards of Worsted weight PREFERRED BRAND/YARN Manos del Uruguay Maxima COLORWAY Oxygen #M2349

Supplies Needed

  • worsted weight yarn: 1525 - 2180 yards (1394 - 1993 m)
  • knitting needles, sizes US 6 and 8 (4 and 5mm)
  • 2 cable needles

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Melissa Leapman Designs
Melissa Leapman Designs
A widely-published designer, Melissa Leapman has published patterns in every premier needlecrafts publication in the country. Melissa is the author of several bestselling knitting and crocheting books. Recent titles are </i>Cables Untangled</i>, <i>Continuous Cables</i>, <i>Color Knitting the Easy Way</i>, <i>Mastering Color Knitting</i> and <i>Stashbuster Knits</i>. Her most recent book is <i>Knitting the Perfect Fit</i>, published by Random House/Potter Craft . It is a designer's exploration of how to use fully-fashioned shaping to create figure flattering sweaters. As a freelance designer, she has worked with leading ready-to-wear manufacturers and design houses in NYC. In addition, most American yarn companies commission Melissa to create designs to promote their new and existing yarns each season. She has been a featured guest on numerous television shows, is a popular guest blogger, and is the host of several Leisure Arts knitting and crocheting DVDs. Nationally, her workshops are popular with crafters of all levels.