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Moroccan Nights

Knitting
May 2013
Fingering / 4 ply (14 wpi) ?
22 stitches and 36 rows = 4 inches in Stocking Stitch
US 6 - 4.0 mm
US 4 - 3.5 mm
940 - 1570 yards (860 - 1436 m)
XS to XXL (see below)
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This feather-light jumper is knitted seamlessly from the top down.
The yoke is shaped with short rows so that the back will be higher than the front.
The construction is quite easy:
Raglan sleeves, a wide boat neck and fitted sleeves balance out the wide A-shaped bottom so that the finished garment has both elegance and drape.

A lot of textured details make this jumper a garment that is fun to knit and interesting to wear! There are cables at the shoulders, enclosed by a triangle of purls, and also at the sides, where they flare out at your natural waist to follow a textured curve of double moss stitch on the front and on the back.
This form and stitch reminded me of the lattice you find sometimes on doors in Morocco!

The same pattern is repeated at the cuff of the sleeves, which are double-sided so that you can easily fold them up or down.

Merci à Sylvie pour la traduction française du patron!!!!
Thank you Sylvie for the french translation!!!!

Sizing
X-Small (30-32 inches or 76-79 cm bust),
Small (32-33 inches or 82-84 cm),
Medium (34-36 inches or 86,5-91,5 cm),
Large (38-40 inches or 96,5-101,5 cm)
X-Large (42-44 inches or 106,5-111.5 cm)
XX-Large (46-48 inches or 116-122 cm)
(Shown in Size Small with 1 in positive ease)

Yarn:
3 (4,4,4,5,5) skeins of Holst Garn Supersoft 100% uld (colourway Indigo) or approximately 860(935,1035,1125,1375,1435) meters or 940(1020,1130,1230,1500,1570) yards
…or any other fingering weight yarn (at 314 yards/50gr) which gives you the gauge.
Please keep in mind that yardage is an estimate

Needles:
4mm/US6 circular needles (at least 80 cm/31”long)
and 3,5mm/US4 circular needles or DPNs .

Other:
tapestry needle, stitch markers, stitch holders or smooth scrap yarn.
2mm DPNs to pick up sts

Gauge
24 sts and 38 rows in 10 cm/4” in double moss
22sts and 36 rows in 10 cm/4” in Stocking stitch
on 4mm/ US 6 needles, after blocking.
(your gauge should be loose to provide more drape to the fabric)

Skill Level
Intermediate to Advanced.