Studies in Ice Dress by Beatrice Perron Dahlen

Studies in Ice Dress

August 2017
Aran (8 wpi) ?
18 stitches and 26 rows = 4 inches
in Stockinette stitch
US 7 - 4.5 mm
970 - 1600 yards (887 - 1463 m)
33.75 (37.75, 42.25, 46.25, 49.75, 54.25)” / 85.5 (96, 107.5, 117.5, 126.5, 138) cm
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This is the dress version of Studies in Ice, both of which include four colorwork yoke options.

Skaftafell was first published in amirisu Winter 2015. I knew I wanted to redesign this sweater to be knit in an Icelandic yarn. I realized that, as it has no colorwork on the arms or lower body, it would be simple to add more chart options to the original. Another few tweaks to the pattern and a dress was born!

The sweater is knit in the round from the bottom up. Body and sleeves are knit seamlessly and joined, and a combination of raglan and circular yoke decreases are worked for a more flattering fit. Additional decreases are incorporated into the colorwork charts. Short rows are worked before the colorwork to raise the back neck.

Also note that each chart is slightly different in where the decreases are placed, and will fit slightly different.