Libelle by Julia Barrowcliffe

Libelle

Knitting
April 2016
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
30 stitches and 38 rows = 4 inches
in stranded pattern on larger needles
US 2½ - 3.0 mm
US 1½ - 2.5 mm
390 - 1650 yards (357 - 1509 m)
12m (2, 4, 6, 8, 10, 12) years
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A playful little sweater for the child infatuated with creepy crawlies! Libelle is worked in the round from the bottom up in stranded colorwork with steeks for the armholes and front neck. The set-in short sleeves are picked up around the armhole and shaped with short rows. Options are given to work a puffed (pictured) or plain sleeve cap.

21.75 (23, 25, 27.25, 29.25, 30.5, 32)”/ 55 (58.5, 63.5, 69, 74, 77.5, 81) cm finished chest circumference.

Yarn
2 (3, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7) skeins Shade 01: Beach (MC)
1 (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6) skeins Shade 10: Granite (CC)

Notions
stitch markers
waste yarn
spare needle for picking up stitches
tapestry needle
size B (2.5mm) crochet hook or sewing machine for finishing steeks