Firmament Sweater by Kiri FitzGerald

Firmament Sweater

Knitting
June 2016
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
28 stitches and 38 rows = 4 inches
in St st on medium-size cir needle
US 2½ - 3.0 mm
US 3 - 3.25 mm
US 4 - 3.5 mm
1428 - 2040 yards (1306 - 1865 m)
Finished Size 34 ¾ (37, 38 ¾ , 41 ¼ , 44 ¼ , 46 ¾ )" bust circumference. Pullover shown measures 38 ¾ "; modeled with 6 ¾ " of positive ease.
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Firmament Sweater
Kiri FitzGerald-Hillier

Even a small slip-stitch detail can speak volumes in a pretty sweater design. Roll the cuffs once to show off the polka-dot design and buttons on this sweet V-neck pullover, which is worked from the top down with a gently shaped waist.

Intermediate

Yarn Weight 1

Finished Size 34 ¾ (37, 38 ¾ , 41 ¼ , 44 ¼ , 46 ¾ )“ bust circumference. Pullover shown measures 38 ¾ “; modeled with 6 ¾ “ of positive ease.

Yarn KPC Yarn Novomerino 4ply (100% ultrafine merino wool; 204 yd 187 m/13/4 oz 50 g): berry bliss (MC), 6 (7, 7, 8, 9, 9) balls; wicker (CC), 1 ball.

Needles Size 2 ½ (3 mm): 24” and 32” circular (cir). Size 3 (3.25 mm): 32” cir and set of double-pointed (dpn). Size 4 (3.5 mm): 16” cir needle. Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge.

Notions Markers (m); stitch holders; tapestry needle; ten 1/2” buttons.

Gauge 28 sts and 38 rnds = 4” in St st on medium-size cir needle.