Elizabeth I by Alice Starmore

Elizabeth I

January 1998
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
27 stitches and 40 rows = 4 inches
in stockinette stitch, using 3mm needles
US 2 - 2.75 mm
US 2½ - 3.0 mm
1360 - 1700 yards (1244 - 1554 m)
to fit bust: 32-34", 35-37", and 38-40"

This sweater, from the out-of-print Tudor Roses, is knit in four pieces and then seamed together. The sweater includes short-row shaping at the bottom of all four pieces and waist shaping. The front and back of the sweater are identical and include a textured design in a triangle shape to the neckline.

Fitting Notice
Many Ravelers report fitting adjustments are necessary to compensate for the pattern’s broad shoulders, body darts, and tight armholes. More information available from these Ravelry groups: Tudor Roses KAL Starmore Junkies, and Alice Starmore Sweaters.

Size Information
32-34 inches (81-86 cm), knitted measurement of 37 inches (94 cm)
35-37 inches (89-94 cm), knitted measurement of 39.5 inches (100 cm)
38-40 inches (96-102 cm), knitted measurement of 41.75 inches (106 cm)