Riga Sweater by Susi Ferguson

Riga Sweater

Knitting
July 2012
Aran (8 wpi) ?
19 stitches and 24 rows = 4 inches
in pattern stitch
US 8 - 5.0 mm
1300 - 1900 yards (1189 - 1737 m)
Chest: 40.5 [43, 45.5, 48, 50.5]”/103 [109, 115.5, 122, 128]cm
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This sweater is knitted entirely in the round with saddle shoulders and a crew neck. A Latvian braid creates a distinctive hem and cuffs, while the slip-stitch stripe pattern on the body is simple yet graphic. The overall effect is sculptural but spare.