Nogueira Sweater by Beatriz Rubio

Nogueira Sweater

Knitting
September 2020
DK (11 wpi) ?
18 stitches and 26 rows = 4 inches
in Stockinette Stitch
US 5 - 3.75 mm
US 3 - 3.25 mm
1190 - 2460 yards (1088 - 2249 m)
1 (2, 3, 4, 5) (6, 7, 8, 9)
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The Nogueira Sweater was inspired by a small neighborhood in the city of Petropolis, in the mountains of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The cooler temperatures and abundant nature of the place make this neighborhood a very popular weekend destination during Brazil’s fall and winter months.

Yarn
Miss Babs Killington
85% Polwarth Wool, 15% Tussah Silk; 700 yd/8.5 oz (640 m/240 g) skeins; 2 (2, 3, 3, 3) (3, 4, 4, 4) skeins, shown in Night Life

Or approximately 1190 (1350, 1510, 1660, 1820) (1980, 2140, 2300, 2460) yards/1090 (1240, 1390, 1520, 1670) (1820, 1970, 2110, 2250) meters of DK weight yarn.

Finished Measurements
Sizes: 1 (2, 3, 4, 5) (6, 7, 8, 9)
Chest: 33¾ (37¾, 41¾, 45¾, 49¾) (53¾, 57¾, 61¾, 65¾)”/84.5 (94.5, 104.5, 114.5, 124.5) (134.5, 144.5, 154.5, 164.5) cm

Shown in Size 2 (37¾”/94.5 cm), to be worn with 2-4”/5-10 cm of positive ease. #sizeinclusive

Needles
• US 5 3.75 mm circular needle, 32”/80 cm long or size to obtain gauge
• US 5 3.75 mm double-pointed needles, or size to obtain gauge
• US 3 3.25 mm double-pointed needles, or two sizes smaller than needle used to obtain gauge

Gauge
Blocked: 18 stitches and 26 rounds = 4”/10 cm square in stockinette stitch using larger needles.
Unblocked: 20 stitches and 25 rounds = 4”/10 cm square in stockinette stitch using larger needles.

For best results when working with hand dyed yarns, we strongly suggest alternating skeins of the same color throughout your project.