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Poema

Knitting
December 2012
DK / 8 ply (11 wpi) ?
22 stitches and 28 rows = 4 inches in in stockinette knit on larger sized needle
US 6 - 4.0 mm
US 5 - 3.75 mm
900 - 1650 yards (823 - 1509 m)
XS (S, M, L1, L2)(XL, 2XL, 3XL, 4XL) – to fit 34 (36, 38, 40, 42)(44, 48, 52, 56)” chest
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Je remercie libelbulle pour traduire le modèle en français. Die Anleitung ist in englisch, deutsch und französisch erhältlich. This pattern is available in English, German & French!

Poema is knit from the top down and features a pretty lace pattern on the sleeves. Even thought it looks like the lace pattern is knit with cables, it is not; it is only a simple combination of YO, knit, purl, K2tog & SSK stitches.
Instructions are included for ¾ length or for full-length sleeves.

The body is worked in stockinette stitch, with 0-1” ease, and side waist shaping. Because of its top-down construction, the body is easily adjusted to various body types.

As you knit this sweater, as with all of my patterns, if you have any questions (especially regarding adjusting the body fit), don’t hesitate to send me a message. Also, feel free to join my English speaking Group or my German speaking Group.

The pattern is being released in German within the next two weeks. Die deutsche Anleitung wird innerhalb den nächsten zwei Wochen fertig sein.

A big thank you to all of my test knitters & to jelam for tech editing the pattern!

Sizes:
XS (S, M, L1, L2)(XL, 2XL, 3XL, 4XL) – to fit 34 (36, 38, 40, 42)(44, 48, 52, 56)” chest /to fit 86 (91, 97, 102, 107)(112, 122, 132, 142) cm chest

Yarn:
Madelinetosh DK (100% superwash merino wool)(225 yards/206 meters per skein) – 4 (4, 4 ,5, 5)(5, 6, 7, 7) skeins; or any DK or Light Worsted weight yarn.
If knitting full length sleeves, add 100 yards/90 meters to overall needed yardage needed.

Gauge:
22 sts & 28 rows = 4”/10 cm in stockinette stitch on larger sized needles

Needles:
U.S. 6 (4 mm) circular 16” & 32’’ needle & DPN (if not using magic loop) use the size needles that gets gauge
U.S. 5 (3.75 mm) circular 32” needle & DPN (if not using magic loop)
U.S. 1 (2 mm) or U.S. 2 (2.5 mm) circular 32” needles

Notions:
Scrap yarn or spare needle to hold stitches
Stitch markers, Tapestry needle