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Land Girl's Fairisle Sweater

Knitting
July 2013
Fingering / 4 ply (14 wpi) ?
28 stitches and 36 rows = 4 inches in reverse stockinette stitch using larger needles
US 2 - 2.75 mm
US 3 - 3.25 mm
1784 - 2600 yards (1631 - 2377 m)
32-34, 36-38, 40-42, 44-46, 48-50 inches
This pattern is available for free.

From the Knit Rowan website:
Knit this womens fairisle sweater from our Winchester School of Art Online Collection 2013, a design by Lucy Jones using the pretty combination of Pure Wool 4ply (wool) and Rowan Fine Tweed (wool). With fairisle and bobble pattern to the main body and delicate cables throughout, this design was a finalist in the Rowan Design Awards 2013.

This is a FREE pattern available to members of the KnitRowan website.

Finished width dimensions:
42.5: 47: 53: 59: 66.5 cm
16.5: 18.5: 21: 23: 26 inches

Yarn Information:
Pure wool 4 ply
A - P’laine 451
7, 8, 8, 9, 10 skeins
1218, 1392, 1392, 1566, 1740 yards

D - Glade 421
1, 1, 1, 1, 1 skein
174, 174, 174, 174, 174 yards

Fine Tweed
B - Muker 367
1, 2, 2, 2, 2 skeins
98, 196, 196, 196, 196 yards

C - Dent 373
2, 2, 2, 3, 3 skeins
196, 196, 196, 294, 294 yards

E - Bedale 361
1, 1, 2, 2, 2 skeins
98, 98, 196, 196, 196 yards

Gauge notes:

  • 30 stitches and 33 rows = 4 inches (10 cm) over design pattern using larger needles.
  • 28 stitches and 36 rows = 4 inches (10 cm) over reverse stockinette stitch using larger needles.