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Aran Sweater and Tam #1101

Knitting
April 2002
Aran / 10 ply (8 wpi) ?
18 stitches and 24 rows = 4 inches in with larger needles over Double Seed Stitch
US 7 - 4.5 mm
US 8 - 5.0 mm
1395 - 1860 yards (1276 - 1701 m)
Small, Medium, Large, 1X
This pattern is available for free.

The Aran sweater with its richly decorative patterns had its beginnings on three tiny islands off the western coast of Ireland. Today, this style of knitting is prized the world over. In our own version, the 100% Fishermen’s Wool shows off the braided cables and textured stitches perfectly. (Lion Brand Yarn)

Lion Brand Pattern #: 1101

SKILL LEVEL: Intermediate (Level 3)

SIZE: Small, Medium, Large, 1X
Finished Chest: 40 (44, 48, 52) inches
Length: 24½ (25, 25, 25½) inches

Fishermen’s Wool® (Article #150) 3-4 balls
Materials are sufficient to make both items in the set

Knitting Needles - Size 7 (4.5 mm)
Knitting Needles - Size 8 (5 mm)
Split Ring Stitch Markers
Stitch Holders
Cable Needles

Special Stitches:
Double Seed Stitch
Small Cable A
Small Cable B
Cable C
Panel A (over 16 sts) 8 rows
Panel B (over 28 sts) 16 rows

Directions for Tam are included in pdf download. Requires 1 ball yarn.

See 90047AD Inishturk Sweater and Tam for the updated version.

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