Sunset Cross Fair Isle Sweater by Claudia Krisniski
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Sunset Cross Fair Isle Sweater

Knitting
March 2017
Sport (12 wpi) ?
6.5 stitches and 7 rows = 1 inch
in two color stranded
US 5 - 3.75 mm
1950 - 2700 yards (1783 - 2469 m)
6 sizes: 35, 40, 45, 50 , 55, 60" finished chest
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Traditional Fair Isle stranded knitting covers this sweater, Knit seamlessly from the top down, the neck is shaped with short rows within the yoke, and the Corrugated Rib collar is worked last. Create a short sleeved tunic, or long sleeved sweater. The sleeves are worked seamlessly in the round from the shoulder to the cuff.

Sizes: 35, 40, 45 (50, 55, 60)” finished chest
Gauge: 6.5 stitches and 7 rows = 1” in stranded color pattern

TUNIC LENGTH (for sweater length, one skein less background color)
YARNS: CASCADE 220 sport 50 GRAM/164 yard skeins OR similar sport/dk weight wools
Background color: 7, 8, 8 (8, 9, 9)
X: Medium color for scrolling peerie pattern 1, 1, 1 (2, 2, 2)
DC: Darkest color for SC band 2, 2, 3 (3, 3, 3)
MC: Medium color for SC band 2, 2, 3 (3, 3, 3)
LC: Lightest color for SC band 1, 1, 1(1, 1, 1)

16”, and 32”- 40” US #3&5 OR #4&6 as needed for GAUGE (see above)
US #3&5 OR #4&6 Double pointed needles set of 4 for sleeve cuff
2 spare circular needles smaller around than US # 5, longer than 12” (for sleeve stitch holders/joining)
20 - 30 clip-type stitch markers, or safety pins
darning needle and 4 point protectors