Blind Date by Ela Torrente

Blind Date

Knitting
June 2016
DK (11 wpi) ?
19 stitches and 28 rows = 4 inches
in st st
US 5 - 3.75 mm
US 7 - 4.5 mm
795 - 1720 yards (727 - 1573 m)
XS (S, M, L, XL, 2XL, 3XL)
This pattern is available for €5.40 EUR buy it now

Create your own ebook: if you add in your cart 5 Modish Knits patterns at the same time, you automatically receive the least expensive for free.

This is the fifth sweater included in the Ultimate Modish Sweater Club 2015/2016.
Blind Date is a fitted pullover mostly worked in the round from the top down, with narrow elbow sleeves. The pullover features an easy lace motif on the sides, dramatic waist shaping and lace ruffles for the sleeve edging.
Knit it in a bold colour for an eye-catching result!

Sizes: XS (S, M, L, XL, 2XL, 3XL)
Finished chest circumference: 30 (32¼, 36½, 40, 44, 48, 52¼) inches/76 (82, 92.5, 101, 111.5, 122, 132.5) cm.

The sweater is intended to be worn with a little bit of negative ease at the chest. Please choose a size with 0-2 inches/0-5 cm of negative ease compared to your actual measurements.

Sample shown in size XS on a 32 inch/81 cm bust.

Materials
Yarn A: Manos del Uruguay Silk Blend (70% merino 30% silk; 150 yards/137 meters per 50 gr) shown in Caribbean;
5 (6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11) skeins;
or approx. 720 (850, 980, 1100, 1240, 1400, 1550) yards/660 (780, 900, 1005, 1135, 1280, 1420) meters of DK weight yarn.
Yarn B: Malabrigo Yarn Lace (100% merino; 470 yards/430 meters per 50 gr) shown in Fucsia;
1 skein;
or approx. 75 (80, 100, 120, 140, 160, 170) yards/70 (75, 90, 110, 130, 150, 155) meters of laceweight yarn.

Please note that the pullover is designed to have elbow length sleeves. If you want to add sleeve length you may need an extra skein of yarn A.

♡ 36” /90cm or longer US5/3.75mm circular needle.
♡ 36” /90cm or longer US7/4.5mm circular needle or different size to obtain gauge.
♡ US7/4.5mm DPNs (optional, for sleeves).
♡ US5/3.75mm DPNs (optional, for sleeves).
♡ 6 stitch markers (4 in colour A, 2 in colour B).
♡ waste yarn or stitch holders.
♡ darning needle.

Gauge after blocking
19 sts & 28 rounds = 4 inches/10 cm in stst on larger size needle with Yarn A.

Skill Level: Intermediate.