Cropped Argyll by Patricia Roberts

Cropped Argyll

Fingering (14 wpi) ?
argyle pattern
US 0 - 2.0 mm
US 1 - 2.25 mm
one size

The Cropped Argyll sweater is a variation on an earlier design called Valentine. The classic Argyll design is given a fresh take with textured diamonds and travelling cable crosses. The sweater has striped side gussets.

Tension/gauge is 19 sts to 5cm (2 inches) in width over the pattern and 56 rows 1 repeat of the pattern to 12.5cm (5 inches).

Measurements (in cm then inches)

Across back: 50 (20)
Underarms: 100 (40)
Side seam: 29 (11.5)
Length: 52 (20.75)
Sleeve seam: 42.5 (17)

The sweater may be knitted in either Fine Cotton or Lambswool No 1. For Fine Cotton: 6 x 50g balls in mc, plus 2 x 5g balls in each of the 5 contrast colours. For Lambswool No 1: 5 x 50g balls in mc, plus either 1 ball of the same yarn or 2 x 25g balls of Patricia Roberts Angora in each of the 5 contrast colours.

The pattern had been available from the Patricia Roberts store in London. The store is now closed. The pattern may become available through secondhand outlets.