Clara by Andrea Sanchez

Clara

Knitting
December 2015
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
18 stitches and 28 rows = 4 inches
in Stockinette stitch with larger needles on worsted weight yarn
US 8 - 5.0 mm
US 5 - 3.75 mm
325 - 700 yards (297 - 640 m)
2 (4, 6, 8, 10, 12)
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This pattern is available from knittinlittle.com for $6.00.

A simply shaped sweater can become something delightful when you add a delicate, lace weight ruffle knit in cashmere and silk. Perfect for any young lady in your life, this pullover is simple to create, knit in the round with drop sleeves and ruffled cuffs, and neckline shaping that will accent the ruffled collar.

Finished chest circumference: 23.5 (25.25, 26.75, 28.5, 30.25, 32)” 59 (63.5, 66.5, 71, 75.5, 80) cm
Sample shown in size 6.

Yarn:
Sweet Georgia Yarns Trinity Worsted (70% superwash merino, 20% cashmere, 10% silk), 200 yds 185 m / 4 oz 115 g; 2 (2, 3, 3, 4, 4) skeins in Mink
Sweet Georgia Yarns CashSilk Lace (45% cashmere, 55% silk), 400 yards 365 m / 1.75 oz 50 g; 1 skein in Tumbled Stone
OR
Approximately 325 (395, 455, 540, 630, 700) yds 300 (350, 420, 500, 580, 650) m worsted weight yarn and 75 (80, 85, 90, 100, 110) yds 70 (75, 80, 85, 90, 100) m lace weight yarn

This pullover is knit in the round from the bottom up. Front and back are separated at underarm and shaping is worked at the front neckline. Shoulders are joined with 3-needle bind off. Sleeves are picked up around armholes and knit to three-quarter length. Ruffle around collar and cuffs is knit in lace weight yarn with smaller needle.