Amalie’s sweater – Biches & Bûches no. 8 by Astrid Troland

Amalie’s sweater – Biches & Bûches no. 8

Knitting
February 2020
Aran (8 wpi) ?
16 stitches and 24 rows = 4 inches
in Stockinette stitch
US 7 - 4.5 mm
1050 - 1260 yards (960 - 1152 m)
small, medium, large, x-large, 2x-large
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Construction of Amalie’s sweater:

The sweater is worked top-down, in stockinette stitch in the round with raglan increases. It has a ribbing at the neck, the lower body border and the sleeves.

The stitches for the sleeves are placed on holders while you continue working the back and the front stitches. The sleeves are also worked top-down in the round.

Dimensions of the finished sweater:

Small: chest width 52cm/20.5” – total length 64cm/25.2” - length from underarms and down 39cm/15.4” - sleeve length 40cm/15.8”

Medium: chest width 56cm/22” - total length 66cm/26” - length from underarms and down 39cm/15.4” - sleeve length 40cm/15.8”

Large: chest width 62cm/24.4” – total length 66cm/26” - length from underarms and down 39cm/15.4” - sleeve length 40cm/15.8”

X-Large: chest width 68cm/26.8” – total length 69cm/27.2” - length from underarms and down 39cm/15.4” - sleeve length 34cm/13.4”

2X-Large: chest width 74cm/29” – total length 70cm/27.6” - length from underarms and down 39cm/15.4” - sleeve length 34cm/13.4”

Ease : the sweater is intended to have approx. 20-24cm/8-9.4” positive ease in chest circumference.

Yarn
Biches & Bûches Le Gros Lambswool
Color 1: Dark Grey 300/400/400/400/500g +
Color 2: Grey Beige 200/200/200/200/300g

Tension/gauge
16 sts and 24 rounds = 10x10 cm/4” over stockinette stitch, worked in the round.

Suggested Needle Sizes
4.5 mm/UK7/US7 circular needles or the size to obtain gauge.