Summer Snow Sweater by Patrick Hassel-Zein

Summer Snow Sweater

Knitting
October 2013
Bulky (7 wpi) ?
15 stitches and 18 rows = 4 inches
in knit sts
US 8 - 5.0 mm
US 10 - 6.0 mm
700 - 1200 yards (640 - 1097 m)
S, M, L, XL, 2X, 3X
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Summer Snow
The sheep are grazing peacefully in the hills.
A chilly wind blows down from the mountains.
All of a sudden then sun is hidden by a big cloud.
Snow starts falling.
The Icelandic sheep stand proud.

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This is a traditional Icelandic knitted sweater with a few special details, knitted top-down. The pattern specifies a zippered version, but you can leave out the zipper and let the sweater become a pullover

Sizes: S (M) L (XL) 2X (3X).

Upper width: 92 (98) 106 (115) 123 (135) cm = 36½ (38½) 42 (45) 48½ (53) inches.

Back length: 59.5 (61.5) 65 (69) 72.5 (77) cm = 23½ (24¼) 25¾ (27) 28½ (30¼) inches.

Sleeve length from armpit: 49 (50) 51 (52) 53 (549 cm = 19¼ (19¾) 20 (20½) 20¾ (21¼) inches.

Yarn #1: Álafoss Lopi from Istex, ash heater (light grey) nr 0054, 1 skein.

Yarn #2: Álafoss Lopi from Istex, chartreuse green heather nr 9965, 5 (6) 6 (7) 8 (9) skeins.

Yarn #3: Álafoss Lopi from Istex, dark grey heather nr 0058, 1 skein.

Yarn #4: Álafoss Lopi from Istex, amber heather nr 9971, 1 skein.

Yarn #5: Álafoss Lopi from Istex, high-land green nr 1230, 1 (1) 1 (2) 2 (2) skeins.

Needles: Circular 5 mm and 6 mm of suitable lengths. A 5 mm crochet hook.