Bore Sweater by Tonje Hodne

Bore Sweater

Knitting
DK (11 wpi) ?
20 stitches and 28 rows = 4 inches
in stockinette
US 6 - 4.0 mm
US 7 - 4.5 mm
1294 - 1791 yards (1183 - 1638 m)
XS (S) M (L) XL (2XL) 3XL
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Bore sweater is a raglan sweater with a high neck and extra-long twisted rib at body and sleeves. It is worked top down. The yoke is worked with raglan increases and short rows to shape the neckline. The increases are worked on the outside of a simple, yet detailed raglan sequence. Body and sleeves are worked in the round and finished with twisted rib, before they are cast off with double face and the Italian bind off method. No final sewing necessary.

Please check measurements and size guide first. The measurements are calculated according to the given gauge. Please knit a gauge swatch first, to make sure you have the correct needle size. Measure the gauge swatch after washing. Change the needle size, if necessary.

Size
XS (S) M (L) XL (2XL) 3XL

Size guide
The sweater has a recommended positive ease of approx. 20-25 cm (larger than your bust measurement)

Measurements (sweater)
Chest circumference: 108 (112) 116 (120) 128 (134) 142 cm
Length: 58 (59) 61 (63) 64 (66) 67 cm, measured back below the neckline

Needles
Circular needle 4 mm (40, 60 and 80 or 100 cm)
Circular needle 4,5 mm (40 and 80 or 100 cm)
Double pointed needle 4 and 4,5 mm

Gauge
20/10 in stockinette on 4 mm needle (20 sts x 28 rows = 10 x 10 cm)
22/10 in rib (k1 tbl, p1) one 4,5 mm needle

Materials
650 (650-700) 700 (750) 800 (850) 900 g Peer Gynt (91 m / 50 g) by Sandnes Garn

Special techniques

  • Tubular Italian cast on
  • Tubular Italian bind off
  • Short rows (German Short Rows)

Color code:
The pictured sweater is knit with Peer Gynt (3021 lys beigemelert) by Sandnes Garn