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Nothing but Stripes!

August 2013
Fingering / 4 ply (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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Thank you for the pattern purchases between November 2013 and December 2013 which were donated to Doctors Without Borders to aid those affected by Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines.


“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.