Polar Bear by Ieva Šimkutė Pilelė
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Polar Bear

Knitting
September 2016
Sport (12 wpi) ?
25 stitches and 32 rows = 4 inches
in st st
US 2½ - 3.0 mm
US 1½ - 2.5 mm
1640 - 2559 yards (1500 - 2340 m)
S (M, L, XL)
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This fuzzy and extremely warm oversized pullover with mid-hand length sleeves and large funnel-neck will keep you wrapped in coziness and protected from harsh winter weathers. And you can definitely show off your style with this garment on cool spring or autumn evening, as there will be no need for any coat! Knit in alpaca and mohair/silk blend it will make you look and feel luxurious on everyday basis.

This pattern has been professionally tech edited.

Available languages:

  • English
  • Lietuvių k.

SIZE INFORMATION

  • S (M , L, XL)
  • To fit bust: 85 (95, 105, 115) cm / 34 (38, 42, 46)”
  • Sample is shown in size M (with size S sleeves), modeled with 34 cm / 14” of positive bust ease. Model is 175 cm height.

GAUGE

  • 25 st x 32 rows = 10 cm / 4” in st st on larger needle
  • 25 st x 38 rows = 10 cm / 4” in CENTER PANEL pattern on larger needle

MATERIALS

Yarn

  • Drops Alpaca - 9 (11, 13, 14) balls
  • Rowan Kidsilk Haze - 8 (9, 11, 12) balls

Other materials

  • 3 mm / US 2.5 circular needle (60 and 80 cm / 24” and 32” long)
  • 2.5 mm / US 1.5 circular needles (60 cm / 24” long)
  • 3 mm / US 2.5 DPN
  • 2.5 mm / US 2.5 DPN
  • 4 stitch markers or scrap yarn (1 different for marking start of round)
  • Tapestry needle for weaving in ends
  • Scrap yarn or stitch holders

SKILLS REQUIRED / TECHNIQUES USED

  • Knit & purl, cast-on, bind-off in pattern, 3 needle bind-off, I-cord bind-off
  • Increasing, decreasing
  • Working in the rounds on circular needle
  • Working small circumferences in the round on DPN
  • Working from charts or following written instructions
  • Short-rows