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Sweater Girl Pullover

Knitting
November 2007
Lace / 2 ply ?
28.5 stitches and 30 rows = 4 inches in yarn doubled in main cable patt on larger needles, after blocking, so 2-st purl columns between cables appear about 1 st wide.
US 6 - 4.0 mm
US 4 - 3.5 mm
2748 - 3664 yards (2513 - 3350 m)
37.5 (41, 44, 47.5, 51)" bust circumference
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Pattern description from Interweave Knits, Winter 2007: “Liz Nields says, ‘Holding two strands of a laceweight mohair/silk blend together gives the Sweater Girl Pullover weightless, luxurious warmth.’ A classic shape and style feels fresh with an off-beat, effective yarn choice. The allover cabled rib can create body-conscious fit if left unstretched, or a relaxed, drapey fit if blocked thoroughly. Cables continue right up the edges of the garment for fully fashioned appeal. Crossing cables more frequently at hem and cuffs create a tighter, more fitted rib over the same number of stitches, creating shaping without decreases.”

Finished Size: 37.5 (41, 44, 47.5, 51)” bust circumference.

Yarn: Rowan Kidsilk Haze (70% kid mohair, 30% silk; 229 yd 209 m/25 g): #632 hurricane (navy), 12 (13, 14, 15, 16) skeins. Yarn distributed by Westminster Fibers.

Needles: Size 6 (4 mm): straight. Size 4 (3.5 mm): straight and 24” circular (cir). Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge.

Notions: Cable needle (cn); stitch holder; removable marker or scrap yarn; tapestry needle.

Pattern on pages 76 & 78. Photos on page 48.

Choosing the right fit for the sweater