Nirvana by This.Bird.Knits

Nirvana

Knitting
November 2018
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
24 stitches and 34 rows = 4 inches
in stockinette with larger needles
US 3 - 3.25 mm
US 5 - 3.75 mm
1250 - 1900 yards (1143 - 1737 m)
[XXS]* XS (S, M, L) (XL, 2X, 3X)
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This allover color work sweater was loosely inspired by one of my favorite bands from my younger years. It is a throwback to the early 90’s grunge baggy striped sweater, with an original color work motif and lace insert twist.

Yarn
Fru Valborg Merino Single, Fingering weight yarn 399 yards/100g, approximately
MC= Shown in Fog 650 730 (790, 890, 980) (1020, 1100, 1270) yards, 2 2 (2, 2, 3) (3, 3, 3) skeins.
CC= Shown in Come As You Are 600 670 (730, 830, 920) (970, 1050, 1220) yards, 2, 2) (3, 3, 3) skeins.

Materials
US Size 3 (3.25 mm) circular needles, minimum 30” cord.
US Size 4 (3.5 mm) circular needles, minimum 30” cord.
US Size 5 (3.75 mm ) circular needles, minimum 30” cord.
Note on cord length, for the yoke and body section, especially the larger sizes, you may want a longer cord.
For the sleeves, a shorter cord, DPN’s or Magic Loop method may be used.

Finished Measurements
XXS* XS (S, M, L) (XL, 2X, 3X)
Body Circumference: 37.7 41.3 (44, 49.3, 53.3) (56, 58.6, 64)”
Yoke Depth: 10.5 10.5 (11, 11.5, 11.75) (11.75, 12.5, 13)”
Height to Underarm: 13.5”
Sleeve Length to Underarm: 11”
Sleeve Circumference: 12 12 (13.3, 14.6, 16) (17.3, 18.6, 19)”
Sleeve Circumference at Wrist: 6 6.6 (6.6, 7.3, 8) (8.6, 9.3, 10)”
Height From Center Back Neck: 23.5”
Height From Center Front Neck: 22”

This design is meant to be worn with 4-12” positive ease, to choose the size for the intended fit, pick your size based on the finished measurements.