Bowmont Jumper by Sonja Bargielowska
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Bowmont Jumper

Knitting
September 2017
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
28 stitches and 30 rows = 4 inches
in Cable Pattern
US 5 - 3.75 mm
US 3 - 3.25 mm
1155 - 2000 yards (1056 - 1829 m)
Bust Circumference: 96.5 (107, 117, 127, 137, 147.5) cm / 38 (42, 46, 50, 54, 58) inches
This pattern is available as a free Ravelry download

The Bowmont Jumper is constructed sideways from cuff to cuff, then picked up and knitted in the round from yoke to hem. Designed for a close fit in the sleeves and generous fit around the bust, this unusual drop-shoulder jumper is a challenging knit with a flattering and easy-to-wear result.

FINISHED MEASUREMENTS
Upper Arm Circumference:
25.5 (28, 31, 33, 36, 38) cm /
11 (12, 13, 14, 15, 16.5) inches

Sleeve length: 46 cm / 18 inches, all sizes

Bust Circumference:
96.5 (107, 117, 127, 137, 147.5) cm /
38 (42, 46, 50, 54, 58) inches

Further measurements are given on the Schematics

Note: Due to the modular construction of this jumper, it is possible to mix and match between the sizes on the Upper Arm and the Bust Circumference. Notes for how to do this are included in pattern.

Designed to be worn with 2.5 cm / 1 inch of positive ease on upper arm measurements, and 10 – 20 cm / 4 – 8 inches on bust.
Upper arm measurement is the most crucial to ensure a good fit.

Cover model has 31 inch bust and is wearing bust size 107 cm / 42 inches

YARN
Blacker Yarns Mohair Blends, 4-ply (50% British Mohair, 50% British Wool; 175 metres / 190 yards per 50g)

Shown in:
MC: Tregadillet; 7 (8, 8, 10, 11, 12) balls

OR

Blacker Yarns Brushwork, Sport (70% Scottish Bowmont, 10% Castlemilk Moorit and 20% British Alpaca; 152 metres / 165 yards per 50g)

Shown in:
MC: Impasto; 7 (8, 8, 10, 11, 12) balls

DIFFICULTY
Five out of Five

Techniques include: working cables from multiple charts, increasing in pattern, picking up stitches, short row shaping, folded hem

NEEDLES AND NOTIONS
3.75 mm (UK 9, US 5) 80 cm / 32 inch circular knitting needle

3.25 mm (UK 10, US 3) 80 cm / 32 inch circular knitting needle for folded hem

3 stitch markers
Cable needle
1 Locking stitch marker
Scrap yarn or holder
Darning needle to sew in ends

GAUGE / TENSION
28 sts and 30 rows to 10 cm / 4 inch square measured over Cable Pattern

22 sts and 35 rows to 10 cm / 4 inch square measured over Stocking Stitch

Always use a needle size which results in the correct gauge after blocking

Note: You must match cabled row gauge in order to achieve the correct yoke measurements

PATTERN NOTES
This garment begins at the right sleeve. The sleeves and yoke of this garment are knitted flat in one piece using a 6 row cable repeat. Stitches are then picked up from the selvedge and the rest of the garment is knitted in the round, working top down in Stocking Stitch. A small amount of short row shaping is added to elongate the back and the garment is finished with a folded hem.