Halele'a by Mel Ski


by Mel Ski
no longer available from other sources show
November 2013
Light Fingering ?
28 stitches and 40 rows = 4 inches
in stockinette
US 4 - 3.5 mm
900 - 1500 yards (823 - 1372 m)
32 ( 36, 40, 44, 48)" bust measurement; meant to be worn with 0-2" of negative ease.
Flag of English English
Discontinued. This digital pattern is no longer available online.

Pattern Errata: This is for SWATCHING ACTIVITY ONLY:
When practicing ribbing on the swatch Rows 1 and 2 for Rib should read: K2, P2
The pattern itself had no updates, only the practice swatch

Halele’a is a beautiful cardigan worked initially in parts (right and left fronts and back). All are then seamed and picked up along the bottom to add textured detail to lower part of the cardigan. Sleeves are worked flat and also picked up along the bottom edge to mirror the textured detail of body. Pattern includes open front or buttoned cardigan, in 2 different sleeve lengths, as well as a vest option. For more information see the blog post here.

Sizes available:
~32 ( 36, 40, 44, 48)“ bust measurement; meant to be worn with 0-2” of negative ease.

~ US 4 (3.5mm) 24-60” circular needles (I used 24” for all work but switched to 40” for button band). DPNs, or two 22” circular needles for sleeves also size 4 (3.5mm)

Materials needed:
~MustStash Helluva {fingering weight yarn 100% Superwash Merino 150 grams skeins/ 750 yards each} 2 (2, 2, 2, 2) skeins needed for long sleeved cardigan version with or without buttons. A sleeveless vest may also be created!
~900 (1050, 1200, 1350, 1500) yards of 6 ply fingering weight yarn of your choosing
This yardage includes the special swatching technique you will knit for the sweater

~28 sts and 40 rows = 4” in Stockinette Stitch. 

For information on Special Kits HEAD HERE
To order the kits use this link

To help you knit this successfully, there will be helpful posts on the SingleHandedKnits site featuring photo and video tutorials throughout the KAL.