Nothing but Stripes! by emteedee

Nothing but Stripes!

August 2013
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
28 stitches and 39 rows = 4 inches
in stockinette stitch
US 1½ - 2.5 mm
US 2½ - 3.0 mm
1000 - 2700 yards (914 - 2469 m)
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“Nothing but Stripes” is a fun and easy to knit, fitted raglan sweater with a gradient stripe pattern worked seamlessly top-down.
The sweater is a blend of style and sophistication and looks great with short, 3/4 or long arms.

to fit chest:
76-80-84-88-92-96-100-104-108-112-122-128 cm
30-31-33-35-36-38-39-41-43-44-48-50 inches

length: 55-80 cm
22-31 inches

Arm and body length can easily be adapted to personal preference.

2-5 skeins of Wollmeise pure Merino 150g; 526m or similar yarn in 2 contrasting colours.

US 1½ - 2.5 mm needles for garter stitch
US 2½ - 3.0 mm for stockinette stitch
• double-pointed needles (dpns)

Stitch markers,tapestry needle

28 sts and 39 rows = 4” / 10 cm in stockinette stitch
Adjust needle size to obtain correct gauge

Level of Difficulty Advanced Beginner

The stripes in the “Elfe” pattern inspired the design of this sweater - creating a different construction of the neckline and raglan sleeves.
Thankfully the designer of the “Elfe” gave her consent that I could use the variation of the stripes in my pattern.