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Three Braids


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Three Braids is a seamless pullover knit from the top down with subtle dolman sleeves. The design uses an adaptation of the contiguous method of shaping set-in sleeves developed by Susie Myers. Interesting construction, the subtle dolman sleeves (which can be easily modified) as well as the cabled pannel on the front will keep you motivated until the bottom rib resulting in a modern pullover for everyday use. BASIC SKILLS NECESSARY knitting in the round increasing stitches decreasing stitches cables GAUGE 22 sts and 32 rows over 10 cm / 4 in St st worked flat with larger needles, 4.0 mm / US #6, after wet blocking. Take time to save time - check your gauge. If necessary, adjust needle size to obtain the correct gauge. SIZING / FINISHED MEASUREMENTS XS (S, M)L, XL, XXL. Finished Bust: 88 (93.5, 104.5)117.5, 126.5, 139 cm / 35.25 (37.5, 41.75)47, 50.5, 55.75 inches. The pullover is designed to be worn with 10-15 cm / 4-6 of positive ease. Sample shown in size M on 93 cm / 37 bust. PREFERRED BRAND/YARN Malabrigo Yarn Arroyo

Supplies Needed

  • 3 (3, 3)4, 4, 4 skeins of Malabrigo Arroyo (100% merino; 100g / 335y) or approx 755 (810, 910)1000, 1085, 1205 m / 830 (885, 995)1090, 1185, 1315 yards.
  • Other cable needle, interlocking stitch markers, tapestry needle for weaving, stitch holders / scrap yarn.
  • Needles 4.0 mm / US #6 needles, or size needed for gauge - 80 cm / 32 circular and dpns. 3.75 mm / US #5 needles, or one size smaller than gauge needles - 60 cm / 24 circular and dpns. 4.5 mm / US #7 dpn (used for 3-Needle Bind-Off only).

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Lete's Knits
Lete's Knits
I'm a mother, former teacher and a knitwear fanatic. I learned my first stitches from my mom when I was a teenager, but I gave up knitting quickly afterwards. Having my first baby brought back my passion with great impact and this time I also started designing knitwear for children and sometimes for adults. I live with my husband and two kids in Poland. My patterns can also be found on Ravelry on the Lete's Knits designer page or on my website