Aylwen by Linda Marveng
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Aylwen

Knitting
March 2017
Sport (12 wpi) ?
24 stitches and 32 rows = 4 inches
in Stockinette stitch
US 4 - 3.5 mm
1468 - 2177 yards (1342 - 1991 m)
XS (S, M, L, XL, 2XL)

A reversible tuck pattern with the wrong side out, and garter stitch edging adorn this elegant jacket. It has overlapping fronts which are joined into a short loop that can be worn once or twice around the neck or tied around the waist or as you like pinned together with a shawl pin or brooch. For a more flattering look it is slightly shaped at the waist and wider at the hip than at the bust.

Sizes: XS (S, M, L, XL, 2XL)

Finished measurements:
Bust: 86 (92, 98, 106, 116, 126) cm/33.75 (36.25, 38.5, 41.75, 45.75, 49.5)”
Waist: 82 (88, 94, 102, 112, 122) cm/32.25 (34.75, 37, 40.25, 44, 48)”
Hip: 89 (95, 101, 109, 119, 129) cm/35 (37.5, 39.75, 43, 46.75, 50.75)”
Length: 60 (61, 62, 63, 64, 65) cm/23.5 (24, 24.5, 24.75, 25.25, 25.5)”
Sleeve length: 49 (50, 50, 50, 51, 51) cm/19.25 (19.75, 19.75, 19.75, 20, 20)”

Yarn: Du Store Alpakka, Baby Silk (80% baby alpaca, 20% silk, 50 g, 133 m/145 yds). Sample is knitted in Beige 347:
11 (11, 12, 13, 14, 15) skeins: 1343 (1436, 1529, 1683, 1837, 1991) m/1468 (1570, 1672, 1840, 2008, 2177) yds.
http://dustorealpakka.no/garn/baby-silk/

Alternative Yarns: Madeline Tosh, Pashmina (75% merino wool, 15% silk, 15% goat, 100 g, 329 m/360 yds).
http://madelinetosh.com/pashmina/
Blue Sky Fibers, Alpaca Silk (50% silk, 50% camelid alpaca, 50 g, 134 m/146 yds).
http://blueskyfibers.com/product/alpaca-silk/
Drops, Baby Alpaca Silk (70% alpaca, 30% silk, 50 g, 167 m/182 yds).
http://www.garnstudio.com/yarn.php?cid=1&id=98

Needles: 3.5 mm/US 4 circular needle (80 cm/32”).
Adjust needle size as needed to match gauge.

Notions: Stitch markers (removable), stitch holders and yarn needle.

Gauge: 24 sts and 32 rows in st st measures 10 cm/4” square.
22 sts and 34 rows in Tuck pattern measures 10 cm/4” square.

Notes: All parts are worked back and forth, then sewed together at the end. The loop parts are joined at the end.

English pattern will be released after test knitting beginning in July.