Maida Vale by Jeanette Sloan

Maida Vale

March 2019
DK (11 wpi) ?
16 stitches and 24.5 rows = 4 inches
in Front Chart pattern
US 8 - 5.0 mm
1470 - 2695 yards (1344 - 2464 m)
XS; S; M; L; XL; XXL
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“THIS UNUSUALLY constructed cardigan combines both round and row knitting, and was inspired by the island of Barbados where my parents were born,” says Jeanette Sloan. “The way in which the borders of four parishes (St George, St John, St Philip and Christchurch) meet echoes the way in which the richly textured lace grows outwards from the centre back. The overlapping fronts are worked from the bottom towards the shoulders, where they’re joined to the back by casting off together on the outside.”

To fit bust:
76; 86; 97; 107; 117; 127cm

Actual back bust:
60.5; 65.5; 70.5; 75.5; 80.5; 85.5cm

Yarn used:
Blue Sky Fibers Woolstok Worsted in Rusted Roof (1311)
12; 13; 15; 17; 19; 22 x 50g skeins

25th October 2019 A short video showing how to work the Dipped Eyelash Stitch can be found here