Lion and Unicorn
THIS PATTERN IS PART OF THE CORONATION KNITS EBOOK COLLECTION AND IS NOT AVAILABLE TO PURCHASE SEPARATELY.
THE BOOK IS ALSO AVAILABLE IN PRINT FORMAT FROM MY WEBSITE.
This sweater is knitted in one piece starting at the lower front edge. Batwing (dolman) sleeves are worked in with the main body. The Lion and Unicorn pattern is worked in a combination of intarsia and fair isle techniques from a chart. Helpful advice is provided on how to best to work this part of the sweater. Short row shaping is worked to create the shoulder shaping then the back is worked downwards from this point. The back is knitted in stocking stitch to the ribbed welt.
Excelana Luxury 4 Ply Wool 100% pure new British wool (159m / 174yds per 50g ball) 6 (7, 8, 8, 9, 9, 10, 10, 11, 12) balls shade Cornflower Blue – MC
1 ball shade Alabaster – CC 1 pair 2.75mm (US #2) needles 1 pair 3mm (US #2−3) needles 1 set of 3mm (US #2−3) double pointed needles (DPNs) or 40cm long 3mm (US #2−3) circular needle
Small quantities of red and gold embroidery threads for Swiss darning and embroidery (Optional)