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Blacker Swan Fairisle and Lace Pullover

Knitting
January 2013
DK / 8 ply (11 wpi) ?
22 stitches and 26 rows = 4 inches in in main garment pattern
US 5 - 3.75 mm
US 7 - 4.5 mm
1190 - 2261 yards (1088 - 2067 m)
110 (120, 131,142) cm / 43 (47, 51, 55)"
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This attractive oversize pullover, designed by Amanda Jones is available in four sizes. The unique combination of Fair Isle stranding and lace add interest to this pattern making it a joy to knit and wear!

Sizing and Measurements:

Garment bust measurement: 110 (120, 131, 142) cm / 43 (47, 51, 55)”

Length to shoulder: 51.5 (51.5, 52.5, 52.5) cm / 20 (20, 20.5, 20.5)”

Sleeve seam: 43 (43, 45, 45) cm / 17 (17, 17.75, 1.75)”

Yarn:

Pullover with sleeves
Blacker Swan (DK; 100% Falkland Islands Merino Wool; 110 m / 119 yds per 50g)
Main colour: Pale Maiden (cream); 10 (11, 12, 13) balls
Contrast A: Sorrel (red); 1 (1, 2, 2) balls
Contrast B: Balsam Bog (olive); 1 (1, 2, 2) balls
Contrast C: Sky-grey (blue); 1 (1, 2, 2)

Sleeveless Top
Blacker Swan (DK; 100% Falkland Islands Merino Wool; 110 m / 119 yds per 50g)
Main colour: Pale Maiden (cream); 7 (8, 9, 10) balls
Contrast A: Sorrel (red); 1 (1, 2, 2) balls
Contrast B: Balsam Bog (olive); 1 (1, 2, 2) balls
Contrast C: Sky-grey (blue); 1 (1, 2, 2)

Gauge:

22 sts x 26 rows = 10 cm / 4” with larger needles in main body pattern

Always use needles which result in the correct size after blocking.

Needles:

4.5 mm (US 7) - straight knitting needles
3.75 mm (US 5) - straight knitting needles
3.75 mm (US 5) - double pointed needles

Notions:

stitch markers, darning needle

Notes:

This garment is knitted flat and then seamed. It can either be made with or without sleeves.

Level of difficulty:

Intermediate