Hanasa by Linda Marveng
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Hanasa

Knitting
March 2017
Sport (12 wpi) ?
24 stitches and 32 rows = 4 inches
in Stockinette stitch
US 4 - 3.5 mm
1440 - 2353 yards (1317 - 2152 m)
XS (S, M, L, XL, 2XL)

Named after the Norse godess with gorgeous hair tress remiscent of this cable. This a-line sweater has a cable vent on both the body and the sleeves. A high round collar finishes off the pullover. Why not add an extra cowl to feel extra cosy in. Hanasa is knitted in a divine silk and alpaca mixture for that lovely feel and sheen.

Sizes:
Sweater:
XS (S, M, L, XL, 2XL)
Cowl: 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, 50, 51, 51) cm/19.25 (19.75, 19.75, 19.75, 20, 20)”
Cowl: Width bottom: 59 cm/23.25”
Width top: 41 cm/16.25”
Height: 26 cm/10.25”

Yarn: Du Store Alpakka, Baby Silk (80% baby alpaca, 20% mulberry silk, 50 g, 133 m/145 yds). Sample is knitted in Green 307:
Sweater: 10 (11, 12, 14, 15, 17) skeins: 1317 (1436, 1555, 1754, 1953, 2152) m/1440 (1570, 1700, 1918, 2135, 2353) yds.
Cowl: 2 skeins: 239 m/261 yds.
http://dustorealpakka.no/garn/baby-silk/

Alternative Yarns: Madeline Tosh, Pashmina (75% merino wool, 15% silk, 15% goat, 100 g, 329 m/360 yds).
http://madelinetosh.com/pashmina/
Blue Sky Fibers, Alpaca Silk (50% silk, 50% camelid alpaca, 50 g, 134 m/146 yds).
http://blueskyfibers.com/product/alpaca-silk/
Drops, Baby Alpaca Silk (70% alpaca, 30% silk, 50 g, 167 m/182 yds).
http://www.garnstudio.com/yarn.php?cid=1&id=98

Needles: 3.5 mm/US 4 circular needle (80 cm/32”) or straight needle.
Adjust needle size as needed to match gauge.

Notions: Stitch markers, holders, cable needle (cn) and yarn needle.

Gauge: 24 sts and 32 rows in st st measures 10 cm/4” square.
23 stitches in Rib Cable Sleeve measures 8 cm/3.25” across.
33 stitches in Rib Cable Body measures 9.5 cm/3.75” across.

Notes: The pullover is knitted in parts and sewn together. The vent at the bottom is made by making each part and each sleeve in two parts before they are joined together. Part two is made first, in order for part one to be worked first when they are joined together.

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