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Puffin Sweater

Colours of Shetland
Knitting
December 2012
Fingering / 4 ply (14 wpi) ?
28 stitches and 36 rows = 4 inches in garter st chevron pattern
US 2 - 2.75 mm
US 2½ - 3.0 mm
1509 - 2268 yards (1380 - 2074 m)
To fit bust 30 - 50 in / 76 - 122 cm

This pattern is part of Kate’s new Colours of Shetland collection which which is now available to purchase in print, and/ or digital editions

A close-fitting sweater with a striking (yet simple) puffin-beak pattern worked around the yoke. This design is my happy homage to the puffin - - a quintessentially modernist bird

Yarn requirements

Jamieson & Smith 2 Ply Jumper Weight (100% Shetland Wool; 118m/25g balls)
MC: shade 77
8 (9, 9, 10, 11, 12, 12, 13, 13, 14) x 25g balls
CC1: shade 142
1 x 25g ball all sizes
CC2: shade 9097
1 x 25g ball all sizes
CC3: shade 125
1 x 25g ball all sizes
CC4: shade 91
1 x 25g ball all sizes
CC5: shade 28
1 x 25g ball all sizes
CC6: shade 202
1 (1, 1, 1, 1, 2, 2, 2, 2, 2) x 25g balls

Other materials

3mm (UK 11/US 2-3) circular needles (or size to get gauge) in the following lengths:
1 x 60cm/24in long; 1 x 100cm/40in long (for working yoke and neck); 1 x 20cm long (for sleeves, or use your preferred needles for working small diameters in the round)
2.75mm (UK 12/US 2) circular needles in the following length:
1 x 60cm/ 24in (for working rib)