La Flor by Alina Schneider
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La Flor

Knitting
February 2016
Aran (8 wpi) ?
15 stitches and 22 rows = 4 inches
in textured flowers
US 9 - 5.5 mm
US 7 - 4.5 mm
US 10½ - 6.5 mm
770 - 1210 yards (704 - 1106 m)
S, M, L, XL, XXL, 3XL
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La Flor is 2-in-1 pattern that provides two complete patterns for two versions of the sweater which allows you to knit the pattern at different gauges and with different design details.

MOHAIR FLOR

Mohair Flor is the updated version of the original pattern. It is shaped the same way as the original one - seamless bottom up sweater with the added split hem and with the modified drop shoulder sleeves knit in the round top down.

Because of the nature of the pattern, you can easily modify the length of both the body and the sleeves of the sweater.

There is more simplified sleeves shaping - there are less decreases in order to have a slightly wider sleeve cuff and I omitted all the edge trimming - leaving the raw bind off edges for a more casual and cozy look.

One of the modification made to the original pattern is the neckline - in Mohair Flor I left it more open with the minimum shaping to create a wide boatneck, trimmed with an i-cord which, if desired can be also worn off the shoulder.

B O D Y  S I Z E S:

XS 30-32” (75 - 81.3 cm)

S-M 35-37” (89 - 94 cm)

L-XL 43-46” (109 - 117 cm)

2XL 50” (127 cm)

3XL-4XL 56-58” (142-147 cm)

F I N I S H E D   M E A S U R E M E N T S:

Chest/Bust at Underarm: 35 ¾ (42 ¾, 49 ¾, 56 ¾, 63 ¾)“ (91 (108.5, 126, 144, 162) cm).

G A U G E

11.5 sts x 14 rnds = 4” 10 cm in Textured Flowers stitch after blocking.

1 rep of the Textured Flowers st (10 sts) = 3 ½“ (9 cm)

Y A R N

6 (6, 6, 7, 7) skeins of Wool and The Gang “Take Care Mohair” (109 yds 100 m in 1.75 oz 50 g; 78% kid mohair, 13% wool, 9% polyamide) in Dusty Grey.

The textured flower pattern is charted, has written step by step instructions and photo tutorial.

LA FLOR
(original version)

The sweater is worked bottom up in the round to armholes. The pattern instructions give you the option to modify the length of the sweater.

Then it is divided to work back and fronts separately. There are no seams and shoulders are joined with three-needle bind-off.

Sleeves are picked up from armholes and worked in a round to a cuff. The sleeve length is also adjustable.

The cap is shaped with short rows and decreases for a comfortable fit.

There is an imitation of side seams in the form of 2 stitch garter panel on each side to create a more structured look.

BODY SIZES:

S (32-34”/81.5-86.5 cm)
M (36-38”/91.5-96.5 cm)
L (40-42”/ 101.5-106.5 cm)
XL (44-47”/112-119 cm)
XXL (48-51”/122-129.5 cm)
3XL (52-55”/132-139 cm)

FINISHED MEASUREMENTS:

Chest/Bust at Underarm: 35 (39 ½, 43 ¾, 48, 52 ½, 56 ¾) “ 89 (100, 111, 122, 133, 144) cm.

Finished Length: 23 ½ (23 ¾, 24 ¼, 24 ½, 25, 25 ¼)“ 59.7 (60.3, 61.5, 62, 63.5, 64) cm.

GAUGE:

15 sts x 22 rnds = 4” 10 cm in Textured Flowers stitch on larger needles after blocking.

1 rep (8 sts) = approximately 2” 5.4 cm.

MATERIALS:

YARN:**

7 (8, 9, 10, 11, 11) skeins of Knit Picks “Wool of the Andes”; worsted weight yarn (110yds or 100.5 m/50g; 10 ply, 100% Peruvian Highland Wool) colourway Mink Heather or any other yarn which gives you the proper gauge.

I recommend any worsted/aran weight yarn, 10-12 ply.

Please keep in mind that yardage is an estimate.

NEEDLES:

  • US size 7 4.5 mm 31” 80 cm circular needle.
  • US size 9 5.5 mm 31” 80 cm circular needle or size to obtain correct gauge.
  • Optional - US size 9 5.5 mm double-pointed needles (set of 4) for the sleeves. You can use US size 9 5.5 mm 31” 80 cm circular needle to work the sleeves using the magic loop method.

OTHER:

  • 4 stitch markers
  • Stitch holders or scrap yarn
  • Tapestry needle

Schematics, abbreviations, detailed measurements of the garment are provided in the pattern.

The Textured Flower pattern is charted and written out. Though it is very easy to knit, I still provided step-by-step photo tutorial for it.

For more information visit http://giftofknitting.com/la-flor-textured-sweater-pattern/