Constellation Sweater by Ozetta : Hailey Smedley

Constellation Sweater

Knitting
February 2024
both are used in this pattern
yarn held together
Lace
+ Bulky
= Bulky (7 wpi) ?
15 stitches and 24 rows = 4 inches
in stockinette
US 10 - 6.0 mm
US 9 - 5.5 mm
1180 - 1705 yards (1079 - 1559 m)
XS (S) M (L) XL (2XL) 3XL (4XL) 5XL
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The Constellation Sweater is worked from the top down. The shoulders are shaped for a comfortable oversized fit while also adding a structural element to the sweater. The sweater begins with a ribbed collar and is finished with a split hem. The construction hugs the shoulders, creating a feminine silhouette.

Sizes - XS (S) M (L) XL (2XL) 3XL (4XL) 5XL

The Constellation Sweater has around 9.5-11” {24-27.5 cm} of positive ease built into the pattern. Sizes XS (S) M (L) XL (2XL) 3XL (4XL) 5XL correspond to a bust circumference of 30 (34) 36 (40) 45 (48) 52 (56) 60” {76 (86) 91 (101.5) 113.5 (122) 131.5 (140) 152 cm} (the final size of garment will be an additional 9.5-11” {24-27.5 cm}). This means that if you measure a 34” {86 cm} bust you will make size (S) with a finished bust circumference of 44¾“ {112 cm}. Sample shown modeled is 5’ 2” {157 cm} tall wearing Size (S) with approx. 11” {27.5 cm} positive ease.

Finished Bust Circumference - 40½ (44¾) 46 (51¼) 55½ (57½) 61¾ (66) 70½“ {101 (112) 117 (128) 138.5 (144) 154.5 (165) 176 cm}

Gauge - 15 sts and 24 rows = 4 x 4” {10 x 10 cm} in stockinette st worked flat on 6 mm (US Size 10) needles, blocked

Needle Size -
6 mm (US Size 10) 16” and 32-40” circular needles, or the required needles to obtain gauge (main needles - used for body and sleeves)
5.5 mm (US Size 9) 16” and 32-40” circular needles, or one size down from main needles (used for hem, cuffs, and collar)

Yarn - Bulky Weight -
1179 (1310) 1310 (1441) 1441 (1572) 1572 (1703) 1703 yds
1078 (1198) 1198 (1318) 1318 (1437) 1437 (1557) 1557 m
450 (500) 500 (550) 550 (600) 600 (650) 650 g
Lace Weight -
1312 (1312) 1640 (1640) 1640 (1640) 1640 (1968) 1968 yds
1200 (1200) 1500 (1500) 1500 (1500) 1500 (1800) 1800 m
100 (100) 125 (125) 125 (125) 125 (150) 150 g

Suggested Yarn - Lamana Como Grande Tweed (100% Merino, 50 g = 131 yds) in colorway Navy 11T, 9 (10) 10 (11) 11 (12) 12 (13) 13 skeins, held together with Lamana Premia (60% Super Kid Mohair & 40% Silk, 25 g = 328 yds) in colorway Navy 11, 4 (4) 5 (5) 5 (5) 5 (6) 6 skeins

Note: Bulky and lace weight yarns are held together throughout project, but the sweater can also be worked with bulky weight yarn only as long as it works to the correct gauge

Notions - 8 stitch markers, including one to denote BOR; scrap yarn or extra cables; tapestry needle; row counter (optional)

Techniques - Knitting flat, knitting in the round, long-tail cast-on, backward loop cast-on, increasing, decreasing, German Short Rows, holding stitches, picking up stitches, rearranging stitches, sewn tubular bind-off, wet blocking.

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Schematic included.