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Stevenson Sweater

Knitting
December 2012
Fingering / 4 ply (14 wpi) ?
30 stitches and 36 rows = 4 inches
US 1½ - 2.5 mm
US 2 - 2.75 mm
1062 - 1770 yards (971 - 1618 m)
To fit bust 30 - 50 in / 76 - 122 cm

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

Yarn requirements

A neat, nautical tee, with cap sleeves and raglan shaping, inspired by Shetland’s maritime heritage

Jamieson & Smith 2 Ply Jumper Weight (100% Shetland Wool; 118m/25g balls)
MC: shade 202
5 (6, 6, 7, 7, 8, 8, 9, 9, 9) x 25g balls
CC1: shade FC47
1 (1, 2, 2, 2, 2, 2, 2, 2, 2) x 25g balls
CC2: shade 91
3 (3, 3, 3, 4, 4, 4, 4, 4, 4) x 25g balls

Other materials

2.75mm (UK 12/US 2) circular needle in the following lengths:
1 x 60cm/24in long (for working body); 1 x 80-100cm/
30-40in long (for working yoke)
2.5mm (UK 13-12/US 1-2) circular needle in the following lengths: 1 x 60cm/24in long (for working rib); 1 x 40cm/16in long (for working neck edging); 1 x 20cm/8in long or dpns (for working sleeve caps)
Spare needles or waste yarn for holding stitches
Stitch markers
Tapestry needle for weaving in ends

Fit
The Stevenson sweater is designed for a close fit, and should be worn with around 5cm/2in negative ease. I recommend picking the size just below your actual bust measurement.