Eastbourne Sweater by Emma Welford

Eastbourne Sweater

Knitting
June 2014
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
16 stitches and 24 rows = 4 inches
in stockinette stitch
US 8 - 5.0 mm
980 - 1225 yards (896 - 1120 m)
32½ (36½, 40½, 44, 48, 52)" bust circumference, shown in size 36½"
This pattern is available from interweave.com for $6.50.

Side-to-side dolman construction allowed Emma to play with stitch-pattern placement. Traditional ganseys feature knit-and-purl combinations along the tops of sweaters. By working these patterns in the body of the garment, Emma created an eye-catching, flattering silhouette.

Sizes 32½ (36½, 40½, 44, 48, 52)“ bust circumference, shown in size 36½”

Yarn Brown Sheep Company Nature Spun Worsted (100% virgin wool; 245 yd 224 m/100 g):
• #N46 red fox, 4 (4, 4, 5, 5, 5) skeins

Gauge 16 sts and 24 rows = 4” in St st; 16 sts and 25 rows = 4” in charted patt

Tools
• Size 8 (5 mm): 16” and 32” circular (cir) needles
• Markers (m)
• Tapestry needle