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Icelandic Update Sweater

Knitting
October 2011
Aran / 10 ply (8 wpi) ?
19 stitches and 24 rows = 4 inches in stockinette stitch on larger needles
US 6 - 4.0 mm
US 7 - 4.5 mm
1890 - 2520 yards (1728 - 2304 m)
S, M, L, XL

A fresh take on the classic Icelandic knitting tradition and perfect wardrobe update for the modern lady. (Yarnspirations)

Skill level: Intermediate

MEASUREMENTS

Finished Bust:
S: 36” [91.5 cm]
M: 39.5” [100.5 cm]
L: 43.5” [110.5 cm]
XL: 47” [119.5 cm]

Finished Length:
S: 29” [73.5 cm]
M: 29.5” [75 cm]
L: 31” [78.5 cm]
XL: 31.5” [80 cm]

Simply Soft (170 g/6. oz;288 m/315 yds)
(A) 4 (4, 4, 5) balls
(B) 1 ball
(C) 1 ball
(D) 1 ball

Size US 6 (4mm) double pointed needles.
Size US 7 (4.5mm) double pointed needles, or size to obtain gauge.

Ed. note: You will also need circular needles to work the body.

Stitch markers
Stitch holders or waste yarn Yarn needle

Colorwork charts and construction schematics are provided.

Worked completely in the round except for underarm seams.

Ed. note: Underarm seams could be grafted to close.

From the pattern:

Sweater begins with 3 pieces worked separately, 2 sleeves and body. The pieces are worked from the lower edge upwards.

Yoke is worked from top of sleeves and body up to neck edge.

Color patterns are worked from charts. Change color as shown in charts. Read all rows of charts from right to left.

It is recommended using long tail method for cast on.

See also:
Icelandic Update Arm Warmers