Fortune Sweater by PetiteKnit

Fortune Sweater

Knitting
July 2019
yarn held together
Lace
+ Lace
= DK (11 wpi) ?
21 stitches and 28 rows = 4 inches
in Stockinette st
US 6 - 4.0 mm
1470 - 2940 yards (1344 - 2688 m)
XS, S, M, L, XL, 2XL, 3XL
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The Fortune Sweater is worked seamless from the top down with raglan increases on the yoke. The sleeves are three-quarter long. The sweater is worked in stockinette stitch with a clover eyelet pattern. First, the neck edge is worked in rib, then folded double and knitted together. Next, short rows are worked to shape the neckline. At the same time as the short rows and raglan increases are worked, the clover eyelet pattern is worked – take care to place the clover pattern correctly, so it is symmetrical and comes together correctly under the armholes.

Size guide
The Fortune Sweater is designed to have approx. 15-25 cm 6-10 inches of positive ease, meaning it is designed to be 15-25 cm 6-10 inches larger in circumference than your bust measurement. Before deciding which size to knit, measure around the widest part of your bust using a measuring tape. Add 15-25 cm 6-10 inches to this measurement (depending on how loosely or tightly you prefer your Fortune Sweater to fit), and then select the size that comes closest to this number. Example: You measure yourself to be 95 cm 37½inches around the bust. Adding 15-25 cm 6-10 inches to this number gives you 110-120 cm 43½-47½inchesm 37½inches chest circumference + 15-25 cm 6-10 inches positive ease = 110-120 cm 43½-47½inches). Size M with a bust circumference of 114 cm 45 inches fits right in the middle of this interval.

Sizes: XS (S) M (L) XL (2XL) 3XL

Bust circumference: 95 (105) 114 (124) 133 (143) 152 cm 37½(41¼) 45 (48¾) 52½(56¼) 59¾inches

Length: 53 (55) 58 (60) 61 (65) 69 cm (measured mid back including folded neck edge) 21 (21¾) 22¾(23½) 24 (25½) 27¼ inches

Gauge: 21 sts x 28 rows in stockinette stitch = 10 x 10 cm 4 x 4 inches with 2 strand of silk mohair on 4 mm US6 needles, after blocking

Needles: Circular needles: 3 mm US2½ / 40 cm 16 inches and 80 or 100 cm 32 or 40 inches and 4 mm US6 / 40 cm 16 inches, 60 cm 24 inches and 80 or 100 cm 32 or 40 inches. Double-pointed needles: 3 mm US2½ and 4 mm US6

Materials: 175 (200) 225 (225) 250 (300) 325-350 g Soft Silk Mohair by Knitting For Olive (25 g = 210 m 230 yds) or Silk Mohair by Isager Yarn (25 g = 212 m 232 yds) or Tilia by Filcolana (25 g = 210 m 230 yds) or Tynn Silk Mohair by Sandnes Garn (25 g = 212 m 232 yds). Note: Two strands of yarn are held together throughout (the given yardage amounts are the total yardage needed).

Difficulty: ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ (5 out of 5)

See the classification of difficulty here.

The brown Fortune Sweater is knitted in two threads of Silk Mohair from Isager in the color 63.