Bowline by Veera Välimäki

Bowline

by Veera Välimäki
Knitting
November 2019
Aara Kauko
Sport (12 wpi) ?
24 stitches and 28 rows = 4 inches
in Colorwork pattern and Stockinette stitch
US 4 - 3.5 mm
US 2½ - 3.0 mm
980 - 2160 yards (896 - 1975 m)
XS (S, M, L, XL) (2XL, 3XL, 4XL)
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Crisp colorwork is paired with rustic yarn in this bowline sweater. Sail away with lovely soothing stitches and a stitch pattern that is easily memorized.

The bowline sweater is worked easily from top down, resulting in a relaxed slightly oversized, cropped top.


Yarn: 4 (4, 4, 5, 5) (7, 7, 7) skeins of Kauko by Aara Yarn (85% Wool, 15% Nylon; 380 yards 350 m / 100g); 2 (2, 2, 2, 3) (3, 3, 3) skeins in MC and 1 (1, 1, 1, 1) (2, 2, 2) skein in each CC1 and CC2. Approx. 980 (1135, 1310, 1480, 1680) (1840, 2000, 2160) yards / 910 (1040, 1200, 1350, 1540) (1680, 1830, 1980) meters of sport weight yarn -

  • MC: 540 (635, 730, 820, 940) (1020, 1100, 1180) yards / 510 (580, 670, 750, 860) (930, 1000, 1080) meters.
  • CC1: 220 (250, 290, 330, 370) (410, 450, 490) yards / 200 (230, 265, 300, 340) (375, 415, 450) meters.
  • CC2: 220 (250, 290, 330, 370) (410, 450, 490) yards / 200 (230, 265, 300, 340) (375, 415, 450) meters.

Sample pictured is knit in size M and in colorways Aamu (pink, MC), Ruukku (clay, CC1) and Pisara (gray, CC2).

Finished chest measurements: 38 (42, 46, 50, 54) (58, 62, 66)” / 95 (105, 115, 125, 135) (145, 155, 165) cm. Choose a size with approx. 6-8” (15-20 cm) of positive ease.