Gaylia by Linda Marveng
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Gaylia

Knitting
March 2017
DK (11 wpi) ?
21 stitches and 30 rows = 4 inches
in Stockinette stitch
US 6 - 4.0 mm
1236 - 2092 yards (1130 - 1913 m)
XS (S, M, L, XL, 2XL)

A textural cross cable adorns this a-line sweater with vents. The cable ends in two smaller cables that continue along each side of the v-neck. A check pattern that resembles playful cables adds texture to the sleeves. Gaylia is Norse for jovial, and perfect for this everyday sweater knitted in Dale, Pure Eco Wool.

Sizes:
Sweater:
XS (S, M, L, XL, 2XL)
Scarf: One size

Finished measurements:
Bust: 84 (90, 96, 106, 116, 126) cm/33 (35.5, 37.75, 41.75, 45.75, 49.5)”
Hip: 98 (104, 110, 120, 130, 140) cm/38.5 (41, 43.25, 47.25, 51.25, 55)”
Length: 73 (74, 75, 76, 77, 78) cm/28.75 (29.25, 29.5, 30, 30.25, 30.75)”
Sleeve length: 49 (50, 50, 51, 51, 52) cm/19.25 (19.75, 19.75, 20, 20, 20.5)”
Scarf: 20 cm/7.75” wide. 110 cm/43.25” long.

Yarn: Dale, Pure Eco Wool (70% wool, 30% alpaca, 50 g, 112 m/122 yds). Sample is knitted in Espresso 1207:
Sweater: 11 (12, 13, 14, 16, 18) skeins: 1131 (1243, 1355, 1541, 1727, 1913) m/1236 (1359, 1481, 1685, 1888, 2092) yds.
Scarf: 3 skeins; 282 m/308 yds.
http://dalegarn.no/garn/pure-eco-wool/

Alternative yarns: Lana Grossa, Cool Wool Alpaca (70% wool, 30% alpaca, 50 g, 140 m/153 yds).
https://www.lanagrossa-store.com/lana-grossa-yarns/wool-l...
Classic Elite Yarns, Arietta (80% merino wool, 20% yak, 50 g, 119 m/130 yds)
http://www.classiceliteyarns.com/product_page_detail.php?...

Needles: 4 mm/US 6 circular needles (80 cm/32”) or straight needles.
4 mm/US 6 DPNs for sleeves or use long circular needle and magic loop method.
Adjust needle size as needed to match gauge.

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

Gauge: 21 sts and 30 rows in st st measures 10 cm/4” square.
24-sts Cross Cable measures 8 cm/3.25” across.
21 sts and 30 rows in Check pattern measure 10 cm/4” square.

Notes: The front and back are worked back and forth while sleeves are worked in the round. Each side has a few garter stitches as a side band and the sleeve has a false seam made of garter stitch. Scarf is worked in two parts ending in garter stitches and then bound off using a 3-needle bind-off.

English pattern will be released after test knitting beginning in May.