Broad Stripes by Sally Melville

Broad Stripes

Knitting
September 2005
Aran (8 wpi) ?
17 stitches and 24 rows = 4 inches
in Stockinette stitch using large needles, using Rowan Summer Tweed or similar
US 5 - 3.75 mm
US 7 - 4.5 mm
440 - 1590 yards (402 - 1454 m)
S (M, L, 1X, 2X)
Errata available: knittinguniverse.com

Sweater with wide, varied stripes, with two neckline options: funnel neck and laced V-neck. Pattern includes two-color and three-color long-sleeved version, and three-color sleeveless version.

Experience:

  • Easy intermediate
  • Simple shaping
  • Mid-level finishing

Fit: Standard

Measurements:

  • Chest: 35.5 (40, 44.5, 49.5, 54)“
  • Length: 20.5 (21, 21.5, 22, 22.5)“

Yarns:

Two-color, long sleeved version

  • Rowan Summer Tweed (17 sts and 24 rows = 4”)
  • Color A: 490 (580, 680, 790, 1050) yds
  • Color B: 290 (350, 410, 475, 540) yds

Three-color, long sleeved version

  • Rowan Kid Classic (18 sts and 27 rows = 4”)
  • Colors A & B: 375 (450, 525, 610, 700) yds each
  • Color C: 125 (150, 175, 200, 230) yds

Three-color, sleeveless version

  • Rowan Kid Classic (18 sts and 27 rows = 4”)
  • Colors A & B: 135 (160, 190, 220, 250) yds each
  • Color C: 170 (200, 235, 270, 310) yds

Needles:

  • US 7 / 4.5 mm
  • US 5 / 3.75 mm, 20” / 50 cm circular

Needles:

  • US 7 needle
  • US 5, 20” circular needle