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Allover-pattern Sweater

Alice Starmore's Book of Fair Isle Knitting (1988)
Alice Starmore's Book of Fair Isle Knitting (2009)
The Scottish Collection: 29 Designs in Fine Scottish Wool
Knitting
January 1988
Fingering / 4 ply (14 wpi) ?
16 stitches and 16 rows = 2 inches in chart pattern
US 2 - 2.75 mm
US 3 - 3.25 mm

The pattern as written has “deep-shaped armholes, turn-back cuffs, and a neat collar.”

Skills needed : large and small diameter knitting in 2 colours, join in a new colour, corrugated ribbing, increase, steeking, kitchener stitch, pick up stitches, decrease in pattern.



Additional yarn information : pattern uses 16 colours. Picture shown is in the colourway for the vest.



Additional size information :



to fit bust 32-33inches, knitted measurement of 38½ inches



to fit bust 38-40inches, knitted measurement of 44inches



Tip :



Those who do the medium size which has an odd number of repeats should be aware that the designer does not centre the pattern after the ribbing, but at the underarm.



Resources:

Knitting Beyond the Hebrides knit list

Camilla Valley Farms color charts





Not available from Virtual Yarns.



The Scottish Collection was published in 1992.