Bracken Sweater by Jo Allport

Bracken Sweater

Knitting
October 2016
Aran (8 wpi) ?
21 stitches and 27 rows = 4 inches
US 8 - 5.0 mm
US 7 - 4.5 mm
1533 - 2190 yards (1402 - 2003 m)
1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9,10
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Bracken Sweater

This is the type of sweater that we love to knit, whatever the season. The berry in a box stitch gives this luxurious ribbed roll neck sweater a feminine edge. Fusions aran provides cosy warmth against the winter months ahead.

Skill Level Intermediate

Size To fit bust 81 (86:91:97:102:107:112:117:122:127) cm 32(34:36:38:40:42:44:46:48:50)in

Actual bust (A) 87(94:99:106:110:113:121:128:132:140) cm 34 ¼(37:39:41 ¾:43 ½:44 ½:47 ½:50 ¼:52:55)in

Actual Length (B) Back of neck to back hemline (excludes neckband) 55 (57:58:58:60:61:61:61:62:63) cm 21 ½ (22 ½:22 ¾:22 ¾:23 ½:24:24:24:24 ½:24 ¾) in

Underarm Sleeve Seam (C) 43(46:46:46:46:47:47:48:48:48) cm 17(18:18:18:18:18 ½:18 ½:18 ¾:18 ¾:18 ¾)in

Yarn West Yorkshire Spinners Fusions, 75% wool, 25% nylon 7(7:7:8:8:8:9:9:9:10) x 100g balls in Grey Mix (shade 876)

Needles and Accessories
1 pair 4.5mm (UK 7/US 7) knitting needles
1 pair 5mm (UK 6/US 8) knitting needles
4 stitch holders

Tension (gauge) 21 sts and 27 rows to a 10 cm (4 in) square with 5mm needles in Twisted Rib stitch. 23 sts and 27 rows to a 10 cm (4 in) square with 5mm needles in Berry-in-a-Box pattern. For reference: 18 sts and 24 rows to a 10 cm (4 in) square with 5mm needles in stocking stitch.