Ideal Icelandic Sweater by Lion Brand Yarn
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Ideal Icelandic Sweater

Knitting
September 2004
Super Bulky (5-6 wpi) ?
14 stitches and 17 rows = 4 inches
in Stockinette Stitch worked in the round on larger needles
US 9 - 5.5 mm
US 10½ - 6.5 mm
1308 - 1936 yards (1196 - 1770 m)
Small, Medium, Large, 1X, 2X
This pattern is available for free.

Self-striping Color Waves, Homespun and a flash of Fun Fur offer a trendy take on traditional Icelandic design. (LionBrand.com)

Lion Brand Pattern #: 40018

SKILL LEVEL: Intermediate

SIZE: Small, Medium, Large, 1X, 2X

Finished chest:
38 (42, 46, 50, 53) inches
Length: 21¾ (22½, 23¼, 24, 24¾) inches

(MC) #940 Color Waves (625-1125 yards) discontinued
Super bulky weight yarn may be substituted.
(A B C) #790 Homespun 1 ball each of 3 colors
(D E) #320 Fun Fur 1-2 balls each of 2 colors

Double-Pointed Needles - Size 9
Size 9 (5.5 mm) circular needles 24” (60 cm) or 29” (70 cm) length
Size 10.5 (6.5 mm) circular needles 24” (60 cm) or 29” (70 cm) length
Size 10.5 (6.5 mm) 16” (40 cm) circular needle

Instructions include color chart for yoke pattern.

The Body and Sleeves are knit separately in the round to the underarms, then joined together for the Yoke and knit to the neck.

Includes grafting instructions for body and sleeve underarm stitches.

Construction schematics are provided in pdf download.