Dame Sweater by Marion Em Knits

Dame Sweater

Knitting
January 2020
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
19 stitches and 31 rows = 4 inches
in Seed st.
US 7 - 4.5 mm
853 - 1662 yards (780 - 1520 m)
1, (2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8)
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The sweater is knitted seamlessly from the top down. The neck shaping is worked flat and the rest of the sweater in the round. The neck band is worked last by picking up stitches along the cast-on edge. At the end, you embroider delicate flowers.

Sizes

1, (2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8)

Finished measurements

A- Bust circumference: 36, (40, 44, 48, 51.75, 56, 59.75, 63.75) ‘’ / 92, (102, 112, 122, 132, 142, 152, 162) cm
B - Upper sleeve circumference: 12.5, (13.25, 13.75, 14.5, 15.25, 17, 17.75, 19.25)’’ / 31, (33.5, 35, 37, 39, 43, 45, 49) cm
C - Length from underarm to bottom: 12.5’’ / 32 cm
D - Arm length from underarm: 17 ’’ / 43 cm

Recommended ease: 3.25 - 6 ‘’ / 8 - 15 cm of positive ease

Yarn

Main colour: The Fibre Company Cumbria Worsted (90% Wool Brown masham/ Merino / 10 % Mohair, 100g/ 216m; 236 yard) in the Nutkin colourway: 4, (4, 5, 5, 6, 7, 7) skeins, or approx. 780, (820, 980, 1080, 1200, 1320, 1420, 1520) m / 840, (900, 1060, 1180, 1300, 1440, 1540, 1660) yards of worsted weight yarn.

Contrasting colour (embroidery): The Fibre Company Cumbria Worsted (90% Wool Brown masham/ Merino / 10 % Mohair, 100g/ 216m; 236 yard) in the Barrow colourway: 1 skein or approx. 20 m / x yards of worsted weight yarn.

Please note that yardage is estimated and can vary between knitters and also depend on the yarn used.

Suggested needles

Body: US 7 / 4.5 mm / 32’’ / 80 cm circular needle.
Ribbing: US 3 / 3.25 mm / 32’’ / 80 cm circular needle.

Gauge

19 sts x 31 rows to 4’’ / 10 cm on US 7 / 4.5 mm needles in established pattern (seed stitch) after blocking.

Make sure that your gauge is ok and adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge.

Notions

Stitch markers, cable needle, waste yarn, scissors, tapestry needle.