Aska

Knitting
May 2018
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
21 stitches and 24 rows = 4 inches
in Undulating eyelet motif
US 4 - 3.5 mm
US 7 - 4.5 mm
1250 - 1626 yards (1143 - 1487 m)
Oversized sweater, 2 sizes for XS-M and L-XXL
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This pattern is available from icelandicknitter.com for €6.50.

It is the drawings formed by the volcanic ash on the Icelandic glacier Vatnajökull, the largest glacier in Europe, that inspired Ástþrúður Sif Sveinsdóttir this beautiful oversized sweater.

Sizes: 2 sizes I (II)
Oversized sweater with very loose fit: ease no less than 20 cm/ 8” at bust.
Neck circumference: 48 - 80 cm / 19 – 31” (tightened with a cord)
Max bust circumference: 127 (153) cm / 50 (60)”
Bottom hem circumference: 136 (170) cm / 54.5 (67)”
Total height: 64 (66,5) cm / 25 (26)”
Neck to wrist length: 66 (68,5) cm / 26 (27)”
Sleeve length (inseam): 27 (27) cm / 10.5 (10.5)”

Blocked gauge: the motif is very stretchy and the gauge is measured after the swatch has been properly washed and blocked. Pattern includes instructions for a swatch.

Yarn: Einrum E by Kristin Brynja 80% pure new wool (70% Icelandic wool) and 20% Mulberry Thai Silk, 50g/skein = 208 m/ 227 yds
Shade A: 2(2) skeins, 312(406) m / 341(444) yds used
Shade B: 2(2) skeins, 206(268) m / 225(293) yds used
Shade C: 3(4) skeins, 625(813) m / 683(889) yds used
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