Indigo Grey by Claudia Eisenkolb

Indigo Grey

July 2015
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
26 stitches and 33 rows = 4 inches
in stockinette
US 4 - 3.5 mm
US 3 - 3.25 mm
1225 - 2417 yards (1120 - 2210 m)
XS (S, M, L, XL, XXL) to fit bust sizes 30" (34", 38", 42", 46", 50")
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Indigo Grey is a classic sweater with a plain yoke knit from shoulder to shoulder. The subtle stripes arise from bicolor double garter ribs that are knit top down. The plain longer and slightly curved back hem gives the sweater a modern touch.
Set-in sleeves assure a perfect fit around your shoulders. The non-identical sleeves incorporate the bicolor double garter ribs: The right one has one set of bicolor garter ribs while the left one has two of them.

For a formal look knit the sweater with no ease, for a more casual look with a few inches positive ease. Regardless of which look you decide on, Indigo Grey will become a good friend to accompany you on your life’s journey.

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XS (S, M, L, XL, XXL) to fit bust sizes 30” (34”, 38”, 42”, 46”, 50”)
Recommended ease: 0-4” positive ease
Sample is shown in size L on a 40” bust

MC: 2 (2, 2, 3, 3, 3) skeins Wollmeise Pure or approx. 800 (900, 1040, 1200, 1380, 1580) meters/880 (990, 1140, 1310, 1500, 1730) yards Fingering Weight Yarn
CC: 1 (1, 1, 1, 2, 2) skein(s) Wollmeise Pure or approx. 320 (360, 400, 490, 550, 630) meters/350 (400, 440, 540, 600, 690) yards Fingering Weight Yarn

Each knitter knits differently so yardage is an estimate.

Size A: US 4/3.50 mm circular needle 32 inches
Size B: US 3/3.25 mm circular needle 32 inches
one set of DPNs in size B if not using Magic Loop Method for sleeves.

26 sts x 36 rows = 10cm/4”, in Stockinette Stitch with needle US3/3.25 mm, washed and blocked
24 sts x 33 rows = 10cm/4”, in Stockinette Stitch with needle US4/3.50 mm, washed and blocked
24 sts x 40 rows = 10cm/4” in Bicolor Double Garter Stitch with needle US3/3.25 mm, washed and blocked. It is essential for the total length to keep in mind that this stitch has a large length growth when washed. You may want to wash your sweater before decreasing for the waist to be sure you´ll get the desired fit.

Required Techniques
Provisional CO with waste yarn, knit and purl stitches, 2sts-Icord-BO, w&t,
Decreases: k2tog, p2tog, ssk, ssp,
Increases: M1L, M1R, M1Lp, M1Rp,
Pick up stitches from rows and around armhole.

Skill Level
Advanced Beginner

Pattern has been tech edited and test knitted.