Burrafirth by Gudrun Johnston
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Burrafirth

Knitting
October 2014
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
26 stitches and 36 rows = 4 inches
in Stockinette Stitch
US 3 - 3.25 mm
US 4 - 3.5 mm
1342 - 2128 yards (1227 - 1946 m)
31 1/2 (34 1/2, 37, 40, 43, 46 3/4, 49 3/4)”/ 80 (87.5, 94, 101.5, 109, 118.5, 126.5) cms at chest
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Burrafirth is now available as an individual pattern.

Burrafirth is also part of a new collection, The Shetland Trader-Book 2, by designer Gudrun Johnston.
The collection is now shipping- order here.

Sizes
31 1/2 (34 1/2, 37, 40, 43, 46 3/4, 49 3/4)”/ 80 (87.5, 94, 101.5, 109, 118.5, 126.5) cms at chest
Recommended to be worn with approx 2-3 inches of positive ease
Shown in size 37 inches with 3 inches of positive ease

Needles
US 3/3.25mm 16-inch circular needle
US 4/3.5mm 16, 24, and 32-inch circular needles
US 4/3.5mm set of dpn’s or long circular (if working magic loop for sleeves)

Yarn
Fingering weight yarn in the following amounts:
1096 (1200, 1270, 1390, 1496, 1626, 1740) yards of MC, 70 (76, 80, 88, 94, 102, 110) yards of CC1, 82 (90, 95, 104, 112, 122, 130) yards of CC2, and 94 (102, 108, 118, 126, 138, 148) yards of CC3
Shown in Jumper Weight by Jamieson & Smith (100% Real Shetland Wool; 129yd 118m/25g)
Shade 202 (MC), Shade 1284 (CC1), Shade 78 (CC2), Shade 27 (CC3)

Notions
Stitch markers
Tapestry needle for weaving in ends
Waste yarn or stitch holders (for holding live sts)

Gauge
26 sts and 36 rows= 4 inches in Stockinette st on US 4/3.5mm needle

Construction
This sweater is worked in one piece from the top down with a circular yoke. Sleeves and body are separated at the underarm. Short rows are used to shape the lower body.