Diamonds are Forever by Susan Crawford
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Diamonds are Forever

Knitting
June 2012
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
30 stitches and 38 rows = 4 inches
in stocking stitch in the round
US 2 - 2.75 mm
US 3 - 3.25 mm
1148 - 2297 yards (1050 - 2100 m)
30-32", 34", 36", 38", 40", 42-44", 48-50"
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This fabulous yoked sweater is knitted in the round from the bottom up in stocking stitch. Gentle waist shaping creates a flattering shape. Sleeves are also knitted in the round then joined with the body to work the classic diamond pattern yoke using Fair Isle technique.

Designed to be worn with approx 1.5 inches of positive ease for a comfortable yet slightly tailored fit. A true classic sweater to be worn again and again.

Knitted in my own Excelana 4ply wool available from my online shop here

Requirements:
Excelana 4ply wool (159m/174yds per 50g ball)
7 (9, 9, 12, 12, 14, 14) balls, shade Alabaster – A
1 ball, shade Saharan Sand - B
1 ball, shade Sweet Chestnut - C
1 ball, shade Persian Grey - D
1 ball, shade Persian Deepest Charcoal – E

1 2.75mm (US #2) circular needle
A set of 2.75mm (US #2) double pointed needles (DPNs)
1 3.25mm (US #3) circular needle
A set of 3.25mm (US #3)DPNs
Stitch markers
Stitch holders

This pattern is also part of the Coronation Knits collection available as an e-book or in print.