Norderney by Isabell Kraemer
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December 2016
DK (11 wpi) ?
21 stitches and 30 rows = 4 inches
in stockinette on US6
US 6 - 4.0 mm
US 5 - 3.75 mm
4.0 mm (G)
862 - 1293 yards (788 - 1182 m)
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Inspired by fishermen’s sweaters, this jumper by Isabell Kraemer has a modern, relaxed look. It uses an attractive array of stitch patterns on the front, worked in a lovely yarn from Baa Ram Ewe. Dovestone DK blends wool from Bluefaced Leicester, Wensleydale and Masham sheep; it feels soft and bouncy, and comes in a range of gorgeous colours inspired by Yorkshire.

Norderney is worked seamlessly from the top down. Knitting starts from a provisional cast-on at the shoulders. Short rows are used to shape the shoulders, then each part is joined to work the back down to the underarm. Stitches are then picked up at the shoulders to work each front. The work is then joined at the underarm and worked in the round to the hem. Sleeve stitches are picked up around each armhole and sleeves are worked from the top down in the round to the doubled cuffs. The neck finishing is worked last.

Baa Ram Ewe Dovestone DK approx 215 yards (230 m)/100g
4 (4, 5, 5, 5, 6) skeins; shown in Aire

US 5 (3.75 mm) 24” (60 cm) and 32” (80 cm) circular needle and DPNs (or longer circular needle for magic loop) for neck, body hem and sleeve cuffs.
US 6 (4 mm) 24” (60 cm) and 32” (80 cm) circular needle and DPNs (or longer circular needle for magic loop) for body and sleeves.
US 6 (4 mm) crochet hook for provisional cast on.

21 sts x 30 rows = 4” (10 cm) square in Stockinette stitch on larger needle after blocking.
Textured Cable panel is 8 (8, 8, 9, 9, 9)“ 20 (20, 20, 22, 22, 22) cm wide after blocking.

XS (S, M, L, XL, XXL)
finished bust circumference:
35.5 (38.5, 41.5, 44.75, 47.75, 50.75)“
90 (98, 105.5, 113.5, 121.5, 129) cm
Sample is size S worn with 6” (15.25 cm) positive ease at bust.

Stitch holders or waste yarn; stitch markers; removable stitch markers; cable needle; tapestry needle; blocking tools.