Elfa by Linda Marveng
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Elfa

Knitting
November 2016
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
24 stitches and 34 rows = 4 inches
in Stockinette stitch
US 2½ - 3.0 mm
US 1½ - 2.5 mm
1627 - 2891 yards (1488 - 2644 m)
XS (S, M, L, XL, 2XL)
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Elfa is an a-line long jacket with central cables along all parts. Tucks divide the different patterns giving a slight flair and a softer touch to the jacket. A large shawl collar crowns the garment, hence the given name Elfa - after the Norse king and warrior. The body is worked in pieces while the sleeves are worked in the round to the underarm. It is knitted in the in the lustrous pelt yarn with a mohair feel, Sølje from Hifa.

Sizes: XS (S, M, L, XL, 2XL)

Finished Measurements:
Bust: 84 (92, 98, 106, 116, 126) cm/33 (36.25, 38.5, 41.75, 45.75, 49.5)” excl collar
Hip: 104 (113, 119.5, 127.5, 138.5, 149) cm excl collar/41 (44.5, 47, 50.25, 54.5, 58.75)”
Length: 77 (77.5, 78.5, 79.5, 80.5, 82) cm/30.25 (30.5, 31, 31.25, 31.75, 32.25)”
Collar width to v-neck: 7 cm/2.75”
Collar width (mid-neck) widest: 18 cm/7”
Sleeve Length (incl cuff): 49 (50, 50, 51, 51, 52) cm/19.25 (19.75, 19.75, 20, 20, 20.5)”
Cuff length: 7.5 cm/3”

Yarn: Hillesvåg, Hifa Sølje (100% pelt yarn, 350 m/383 yds, 100 g). The sample is knitted in Jeansblue:
4.5 (5, 5.5, 6.5, 7, 8) Skeins: 1488 (1698, 1908, 2118, 2381, 2644) m/1627 (1857, 2086, 2316, 2604, 2891) yds.

Yarn alternatives: Cascade 220 Sport (100% wool, 50 g, 150 m/164 yds).
http://www.cascadeyarns.com/cascade-Cascade220Sport.htm
Tosh Sock (100% wool, 100 g, 361 m/394 yds).
http://madelinetosh.com/tosh-sock/
Berroco Cosma (60% alpaca, 30% wool, 10% silk, 50 g, 150 m/164 yds).
http://www.berroco.com/yarns/berroco-cosma
Or another Sport/5 ply or Fingering 4/ply yarn.

Needles:
3 mm/US 2.5 circular needle (80 cm/32”).
2 sets of 3 mm/US 2.5 circular needle (120 cm/48”) for collar.
3 mm/US 2.5 DPNs.
Adjust needle size as needed to match gauge.

Notions: Stitch markers, stitch holders, cable needle and yarn needle.

Gauge: 24 sts and 34 rows in st st measures 10 cm/4” square.
Cable (18-sts) measures 5.5 cm/2.25” across.

Notes: The body is worked flat in pieces, unlike the long sleeves which are worked in the round to the armhole. The hem and the tuck are worked with 2 sets of circular needles held together. To make the bottom band and tuck to flare less choose needle size 2.5 mm/US 1.5. The number of stitches picked up for collar has been adjusted from the sample to avoid the flare.

Norsk mønster er kun til salgs som del av garnpakke fra Hillesvåg Ullvarefabrikk.

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