Bobbled by Jessica Gingerich
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Bobbled

Knitting
September 2018
Sport (12 wpi) ?
23 stitches and 32 rows = 4 inches
in Stockinette Stitch AND Bobble Pattern
US 4 - 3.5 mm
US 5 - 3.75 mm
800 - 1630 yards (732 - 1490 m)
XXS-3X: To Fit Bust Sizes 28" - 58"
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This pullover is made from the bottom up in pieces and seamed, for a flattering fit. It is tapered outward from the waist, reaches its fullest point at the bust, then the armholes and the neck are shaped one after the other.

This super soft, easy to wear sweater has great stretch and is light as a feather when made out of the recommended chainette-style yarn. Not that it wouldn’t be lovely out of another favorite sport or light dk weight! ;)

The default length of this garment is the length shown in the light gray, long-sleeved version, meaning to fit about 2” below the natural waist.

If you’d like to make it a few inches longer, as shown in the dark grey vest version, just buy an extra ball of main color yarn- there is enough stretch that no additional shaping should be required.

Sizes

XXS(XS, S, M, L, XL, 2X, 3X)

Finished bust circumference of 29(33, 37, 41, 45, 49, 53, 57)”

Intended to fit with 1 inch of negative ease to 1 inch of positive ease:
desired size should be between 1 inch less than and 1 inch more than wearer’s actual bust measurement

Gauge
23 stitches and 32 rows = 4” in stockinette stitch
And
23 stitches and 32 rows = 4” in bobble pattern
It is common to need a size larger needle for stranded colorwork (as in the bobble pattern on the front piece) versus working in stockinette stitch (as on the back piece and the two sleeves)

Materials

Lana Grossa Cashmere 16 Fine
(349yds/50g ball, 80% virgin wool,
10% cashmere, 10% polyamide)

(3, 3, 3, 4, 4, 4, 4) balls main color, show in color #015, “light gray”

2(2, 3, 3, 3, 4, 4, 4) balls main color, shown in color #017, “anthracite,” for the vest

and

1 ball contrasting color, shown in color #001, “tulipwood”
vest version uses the same amount of CC, also shown in color #1

OR

Approximately 700(750, 850 , 950, 1050, 1150, 1250, 1350) yards sport/dk yarn for main color

vest version uses 650(700, 750, 800, 950, 1000, 1050, 1100) yards MC

And 150(160, 180, 200, 220, 240, 260, 280) yards sport/dk yarn for contrasting color

vest version uses the same amount of CC

US size 4 needles, (I used a 32” circular for body pieces and sleeves, a 24” circular for finishing the neckline, and a 16” circular for finishing the armholes on the vest)

US size 5 needles, 32” circular only