Rising Spades KAL by Patty Lyons
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Rising Spades KAL

Knitting
September 2017
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
22 stitches and 32 rows = 4 inches
in stockinette
US 6 - 4.0 mm
1350 - 2200 yards (1234 - 2012 m)
S (M, L, XL, 2XL, 3XL, 4XL)
This pattern is available for $8.00 USD buy it now

This is the full KAL / Sweater class version! -
The pattern includes many video links with HOURS OF TEACHING!! The video links will never expire - RED links in pdf, play them from your computer. During the KAL period the class is FREE (just buy the pattern and get all the videos for free!), after KAL is over, the pattern only will be $8, and the full class will be $14.

This cozy pullover features a nesting spade cable panel on the front and back of the sweater. The cable panel travels diagonally across the sweater using decreases on one side and increases on the other side.

Short row shaping is used at the neck to bring the front of the funnel neck down. The hem, cuffs and neck feature a casual rolled edge.

Schedule

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KAL Sweater class version includes:

1)19 Video tutorials: hours of Video instruction on everything from gauge swatch to finishing.
2) Knitting how to documents
3) 5 Sweater modification notes making for difference sleeve & body length, adjustments for hip size, different neck options and even different gauge & size.

Techniques taught in this pattern include:

  • Gauge tricks
  • Cable chart reading
  • Reading your cable and improving the look of cables
  • Fixing mistakes in cables
  • Cabling without a cable needle
  • Short row neck shaping
  • Altering sleeve length and neck treatment
  • LLI & RLI increase
  • Sloped Bind off AND MORE

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SIZE

Finished Measurements (for all sizes)

Chest: : 34 (36, 39, 42 1/2, 47, 50 1/2, 54)” / 86.5 (91.5, 99, 108, 119.5, 128.5,137)cm

Front Length: 27(27 1/4, 27 3/4, 28 1/2, 29, 29 1/2, 30)” / 68.5 (69.0, 70.5, 72.5, 73.5,, 75.0, 76.0)cm

Shown (34” chest) with (2” of ease over high chest, 0” ease at full chest)

MATERIALS

Yarn choices
North Light Fibers Atlantic (Worsted weight; 100% Falkland Island’s Merino Wool;
170yd/70g per hank): 8 (9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14) hanks, color Teal Inlet

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or

Classic Elite Liberty Wool (Worsted weight; 100% Wool; 122yd/50g per ball)11 (12, 13, 14, 16, 17, 18) balls

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Needles
Size US 6 (4mm) straight and circular needles or size needed to obtain gauge

If you enjoy these sweater classes, check out the past sweater class / KALs with hours of video tutorials and sweater modifications included!

CORCORAN 2.0 (KAL / Sweater class)
TORTOLA KAL / Sweater class
SLIP STITCH SOHO KAL / Sweater class

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