Fire Isle Sweater by Amy Gunderson

Fire Isle Sweater

Knitting
September 2015
Aran (8 wpi) ?
21 stitches and 28 rows = 4 inches
in twisted lattice pattern
US 7 - 4.5 mm
1199 - 1853 yards (1096 - 1694 m)
38½ (42, 45½, 50, 53½, 57)" bust circumference; shown in size 38½", modeled with 3½" of positive ease
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This pattern is available from interweave.com for $6.50.

This show-stopping sweater marries pronounced texture and stunning colorwork in side-to-side construction. The stranded colorwork is only worked on the front—the back carries the textured slipped rib pattern the whole way—and is topped by a loose turtleneck.

Sizes 38½ (42, 45½, 50, 53½, 57)“ bust circumference; shown in size 38½”, modeled with 3½“ of positive ease
Yarn Fibra Natura Llamalini (40% royal llama, 35% silk bourette, 25% linen; 109 yd 100 m/50 g):
• #112 Caspian (blue; MC), 10 (11, 12, 13, 15, 16) skeins
• #101 birchbark (CC), 1 skein
Yarn distributed by Universal Yarn
Gauge 21 sts and 26 rows = 4” in Slipped Rib patt; 21 sts and 28 rows = 4” in Twisted Lattice patt; 21 sts and 20 rows = 4” in Chevron patt
Tools
• Size 7 (4.5 mm): 16” and 32” circular (cir) Needles
• Marker (m)
• Cable needle (cn)
• Stitch holders
• Tapestry needle