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Latvian weaving motifs embellish the yoke, hem, and cuffs of Leila Raabe’s colorwork sweater. Knitted in fingering-weight wool Finch from the bottom up, with raglan, round-yoke, and short-row shaping to encircle the shoulders.

FINISHED MEASUREMENTS:

30¾ (34½, 38½, 42¼, 46, 50, 53¾, 57½, 61½)" [78 (87.5, 98, 107.5, 117, 127, 136.5, 146, 156) cm] bust circumference / shown in size 34½" [87.5 cm] on a 31" [78.5 cm], 5'7½" [171.5 cm] tall model (3½" [9 cm] positive ease)

YARN:

finch / 6 (7, 7, 8, 9, 9, 10, 11, 12) skeins sabine 150 / 2 skeins audouin 157

NEEDLES:

16" and 32" circulars in size US 4 [3.5 mm] / 16", 24", and 32" circulars in size US 5 [3.75 mm] / 32" circular in size US 6 [4 mm] / set dpns in sizes US 4, 5, 6 [3.5, 3.75, and 4 mm]

GAUGE:

25 sts and 36 rnds = 4" [10 cm] in stockinette stitch with middle-sized needles, after wet blocking / 25 sts and 32 rnds = 4" [10 cm] in colorwork with largest needles, after wet blocking

SKILLS REQUIRED:

Long-tail cast on, stranded colorwork, wrap-and-turn short rows, seaming, picking up stitches (links provided), increasing, decreasing, knitting in the round. Charts only.

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Price:

Latvian weaving motifs embellish the yoke, hem, and cuffs of Leila Raabe’s colorwork sweater. Knitted in fingering-weight wool Finch from the bottom up, with raglan, round-yoke, and short-row shaping to encircle the shoulders.

FINISHED MEASUREMENTS:

30¾ (34½, 38½, 42¼, 46, 50, 53¾, 57½, 61½)" [78 (87.5, 98, 107.5, 117, 127, 136.5, 146, 156) cm] bust circumference / shown in size 34½" [87.5 cm] on a 31" [78.5 cm], 5'7½" [171.5 cm] tall model (3½" [9 cm] positive ease)

YARN:

finch / 6 (7, 7, 8, 9, 9, 10, 11, 12) skeins sabine 150 / 2 skeins audouin 157

NEEDLES:

16" and 32" circulars in size US 4 [3.5 mm] / 16", 24", and 32" circulars in size US 5 [3.75 mm] / 32" circular in size US 6 [4 mm] / set dpns in sizes US 4, 5, 6 [3.5, 3.75, and 4 mm]

GAUGE:

25 sts and 36 rnds = 4" [10 cm] in stockinette stitch with middle-sized needles, after wet blocking / 25 sts and 32 rnds = 4" [10 cm] in colorwork with largest needles, after wet blocking

SKILLS REQUIRED:

Long-tail cast on, stranded colorwork, wrap-and-turn short rows, seaming, picking up stitches (links provided), increasing, decreasing, knitting in the round. Charts only.

Go to Arctic collection

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