happy scrap by alfa knits

happy scrap

Knitting
March 2015
Sport (12 wpi) ?
24 stitches and 35 rows = 4 inches
in stockinette stitch
US 4 - 3.5 mm
US 2½ - 3.0 mm
984 - 1640 yards (900 - 1500 m)
XXS, XS, S, M, L, XL, XXL: finished measurements (chest) 26.5 / 30.5 / 38 / 41.5 / 45.5 / 49 “ (68, 78, 88, 96, 106, 116, 125 cm)
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Happy scrap is a randomly striped pullover (perfect to work up all the little leftovers in your stash) with a circular yoke, a gentle A-line and long fitted sleeves. It is worked top down in one piece and completely seamless. Short rows are used to lengthen the neckline at the back and to shape the diamonds at the sides. These give the ‘happy scrap’ its’ high-low hem. There is no length given because you can make the happy scrap as long or short as you prefer. I can very well imagine ‘happy scrap’ in a very short cropped version or as a longer tunic.

The pattern includes instructions and tips on how to work the short rows, how to work jogless stripes, weave in ends as you go, how to make a provisional cast on, and much more …

What you’ll need
Yardage depends on length of the pullover
± 900, 1000, 1100, 1200, 1300, 1400, 1500m (990, 1100, 1200, 1300, 1400, 1500, 1600 yards) of sport weight/ 5 ply

3,5 mm (US 4) circular needle
3 mm (US 2 1/2) circular needle
crochet hook for the provisional cast-on

2 markers
1 removable marker

Sizes:
XXS, XS, S, M, L, XL, XXL: finished measurements (chest) 26.5 / 30.5 / 38 / 41.5 / 45.5 / 49 “ (68, 78, 88, 96, 106, 116, 125 cm). Choose the size closest to your high bust measurement (just under the armpits

Gauge
24 sts and 35 rows stockinette stitch with the larger needle = 10 x 10 cm (4”x4”)

The pattern is split in 2 pdfs: one for the small sizes and one for the larger sizes

Happy scrap is also available in Danish. Thanks to the lovely Asta-Denmark.
The Danish text is in separate pdfs but all the illustrations are in the original English version, so you will have to check the English version for the schematics and illustrations.

<small>Sadly I don’t understand Danish so if you have questions about the Danish version I won’t be able to verify or help.