Rhilea Sweater by Suvi Simola

Rhilea Sweater

Knitting
March 2019
Sport (12 wpi) ?
22 stitches and 30 rows = 4 inches
in Stockinette stitch worked in the round with larger needles, blocked
US 6 - 4.0 mm
US 4 - 3.5 mm
1213 - 1805 yards (1109 - 1650 m)
S1 (S2, M1, M2, L1, L2, XL1, XL2, XXL1, XXL2)
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Modern and wearable top-down sweater with simple lace on back and decorative purl rows on shoulders and sleeves.
Dolman-like sleeves are worked as seamless extensions of the upper body and the bottom seam of each sleeve is joined with Three needle Bind-off. The shoulders and sleeve extensions are shaped with short rows. The pattern includes a photo tutorial for German short rows.

SIZES: S1 (S2, M1, M2, L1, L2, XL1, XL2, XXL1, XXL2)
Bust circumference of the finished sweater:
41 ¾ (43 ½, 46 ¼, 47 ¾, 49 ½, 51, 53 ¾, 55 ¼, 57 ¾, 59)”/ 104.5 (108.5, 115.5, 119.5, 123.5, 127, 134, 138, 144, 148) cm,
to fit bust 32 (34, 36, 38, 40, 42, 44, 46, 48, 50)”/ 80 (85, 90, 95, 100, 105, 110, 115, 120, 125) cm.
Designed to be worn with approximately 9 ½” / 24 cm of positive ease. Shown in size S1.

YARN
Sportweight yarn, approximately:
1213 (1266, 1333, 1370, 1444, 1509, 1581, 1637, 1733, 1805) yds / 1109 (1158, 1219, 1253, 1320, 1380, 1446, 1497, 1585, 1650) m.
Shown in Malabrigo Arroyo (335 yds / 306 m per 100 g skein, 100 % superwash merino wool), color 063 Natural

NEEDLES
For the main body and sleeves:
two size US 6 / 4 mm circular needles, 32” / 80 cm long,
a set of double pointed needles in the same size (not needed if using Magic loop technique)
For the neck ribbing:
US 4 / 3.5 mm circular needle, 16” / 40 cm long

NOTIONS
3 regular stitch markers
1 locking stitch marker
row counter
spare needle for Three needle Bind-off in a similar size as the working needle

GAUGE
22 sts and 30 rnds in Stockinette stitch worked in the round with larger needles = 4” / 10 cm after blocking.
Use the needle size that gives you the gauge.