Sides and Stripes by Veera Välimäki

Sides and Stripes

by Veera Välimäki
Knitting
July 2017
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
24 stitches and 28 rows = 4 inches
in Stockinette stitch
US 6 - 4.0 mm
US 2½ - 3.0 mm
1100 - 1830 yards (1006 - 1673 m)
XS (S, M, L, XL, 2XL, 3XL)
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This round yoke sweater has minimal details and lovely stripes to make most out of the construction! Bring the attention to the colors and still enjoy the lovely fit of a round yoke without too much hassle! Simple short row shaping for both the back of the neck and at the hem make this sweater very comfortable to wear.

Finished chest circumference: 36 (40, 44, 48, 52, 56, 60)” / 90 (100, 110, 120, 130,140, 150) cm. Choose a size with approx. 4-6” / 10-15 cm of positive ease.

Yarn: 2 (2, 3, 3, 3, 3, 3) skeins of MCN Light by La Bien Aimée (80% Merino, 10% Cashmere, 10% Nylon; 437 yards / 400 meters per 100g) and 1 (1, 1, 1, 2, 2, 2) skeins of Bronze Sock by BomBom Yarns (75% Merino, 20% Nylon, 5% Bronze Glitter; 437 yards / 400 meters per 100g).
Approx. 1100 (1205, 1330, 1455, 1575, 1705, 1830) yards / 1000 (1100, 1210, 1330, 1440, 1560, 1675) of fingering weight yarn:

  • 780 (855, 940, 1035, 1115,1195, 1280) yards / 705 (780, 850, 940, 1020, 1100, 1170) meters of MC
  • 320 (350, 390, 420, 460, 510, 550) yards / 295 (320, 360, 390, 420, 470, 505) meters of CC.

The sample was knit in size medium and in colorways The Magellanic Cloud (MCN Light) and White Speckle (Bronze Sock).