• Polina's Big Sister
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  • Polina's Big Sister

  • Eweknit & Craft
  • A fun to knit (and wear) top down sweater with just the right amount of lace detailing. Speckled yarn and fluffy mohair add tons of appeal to this otherwise simple knit. Choose short or long sleeves!

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    Designed by Claudia Q for EweKnit

    This sweater is worked from the top down with raglan shaping. A small section of short rows are worked at the back of the neck and at the bottom hem to help with fit. The neckband is picked up and knit last to create a more stable edging, since this sweater is designed to have a large neck opening. Sleeve instructions are written to use DPNs, however an alternate method of working small circumference can be used, such as a short circular needle for the larger sizes. Pattern is written for your choice of short above the elbow length sleeves, or long wrist length sleeves. See yarn amounts

    SIZES

    XS (S, M, L, XL, 2X, 3X, 4X) To be worn with 1-5” / 2-13 cm positive ease. Shown in size 2X.

    Finished Measurements

    Bust Circumference: 33½ (37, 40½, 43¾, 47, 50½, 54, 57¼)” / 85 (94, 103, 111, 119.5, 128, 137, 145.5) cm
    Body Length to Underarm (front): 10 (10½, 11, 11.5, 12, 12, 12½, 13)” / 25.5 (26.5, 28, 29, 30.5, 30.5, 32, 33) cm
    Upper Arm: 12¼ (13½, 14¼, 15½, 16½, 17½, 18½, 20¼)” / 31 (34, 36, 39, 42, 44.5, 47, 51.5) cm
    Short Sleeve length to Underarm: 4 (4, 4½, 5, 5½, 6, 6, 6)” / 10 (10, 11.5, 13, 14, 15, 15, 15) cm
    Long Sleeve length to Underarm: 16½ (17, 17, 17½, 17½, 18, 18, 18½)” / 42 (43, 43, 44.5, 44.5, 46, 46, 47) cm
    Yoke Depth (front): 7½ (7¾, 8, 8¾, 9¼, 9½, 10, 10½)” / 19 (19.5, 20.5, 22, 23.5, 24, 25.5, 26.5) cm

    MATERIALS
    YarnA  -  Hedgehog  Fibres  SKINNY  SINGLES (More Skinny Singles here!) (Fingering  weight;  100%  merino  wool;  400  yards / 365 meters per 100g)
    Short Sleeve Version2 (2, 2, 2, 3, 3, 3, 3) skeins in Cheeky
    Long Sleeve Version3 (3, 3, 3, 3, 4, 4, 4) skeins in Cheeky

    B-   Hedgehog   Fibres   KIDSILK   LACE   (Lace  weight;  70%  mohair,  30%  silk;  459  yards / 420 meters per 50g)
    Short Sleeve Version2 (2, 2, 2, 2, 2, 3, 3) skeins in Cheeky
    Long Sleeve Version2 (2, 3, 3, 3, 3, 3, 4) skeins in Cheeky

    Or B - Shibui Silk Cloud (Lace weight; 60% mohair, 40% silk; 330 yards / 302 metres per 25g)
    Short Sleeve Version 3 (3, 3, 3, 3, 3, 4, 4) skeins in white
    Long Sleeve Version 3 (3, 4, 4, 4, 4, 4, 5) skeins in white

    Or B - Knitting for Olive Soft Silk Mohair (Lace weight; 70% Mohair, 30% Silk; 246 yards per 25g)

    Short Sleeve Version 4 (4, 4, 4, 4, 4, 5, 5) skeins in off-white

    Long Sleeve Version 4 (4, 5, 5, 5, 5, 5, 7) skeins in off-white


    Needles
    4.00 mm (US 6) circular needle, 24” / 60 cm and 32” / 80 cm long (or longer for larger sizes), and a set of Double Pointed Needles 3.75 mm (US 5) circular needle, 16” / 40 cm for neckbandor needles required to obtain correct gauge

    GAUGE
    19 sts & 29 rounds = 4” / 10 cm in Stockinette /  Stocking  stitch  in  the  round  with  yarns  A  and B held together on 4.00 mm (US 6)needles, after blocking


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  • $9.00 CAD

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