Sophiasburgh Sweater by sam lamb

Sophiasburgh Sweater

Knitting
March 2018
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
17 stitches and 26 rows = 4 inches
in stockinette
US 6 - 4.0 mm
US 8 - 5.0 mm
910 - 1620 yards (832 - 1481 m)
Finished Chest Sizes 33.5 (34.75, 36.25, 38.5, 41, 44.25, 47.5, 50.75, 55)” / 85 (88.5, 92, 98, 104, 112.5, 120.5, 129, 139.5) cm
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A cozy pullover that is knit top down and in the round, the Sophiasburgh Sweater combines the design advantages of a round yoke with the fitting advantages of raglan shaping. Written for worsted weight and integrating a simple 2-colour yoke design, this quick knit fits like a comfortable sweatshirt, creating a garment you will reach for again and again.

Yardage:
Between 910 -1620 yds / 835 - 1490 m of worsted weight yarn.

Suggested Yarn:
Both samples use Brooklyn Tweed Shelter

Gauge:
17 stitches x 26 rows = 4” / 10 cm square in st st on US 8 / 5 mm needles after blocking

Measurements:
Pattern includes schematic with all finished measurements. The sweater is designed to be worn with 0 - 3” (0 - 7.5 cm) positive ease around the bust. Photographed samples have a finished chest size of 34.75” / 88.5 cm and are worn with 2.5” / 6.25 cm of positive ease.

Finished Chest Sizes:
33.5 (34.75, 36.25, 38.5, 41, 44.25, 47.5, 50.75, 55)” / 85 (88.5, 92, 98, 104, 112.5, 120.5, 129, 139.5) cm

Suggested Needles:
US 6 / 4 mm, 16” / 40 cm circulars or DPNs (for neckband)
US 8 / 5 mm, 16” / 40 cm and 24” / 60 cm or longer circulars (to hold body stitches)
US 8 / 5 mm DPNs, or needles of choice to knit sleeves in the round

Notions:
5 stitch markers, 1 unique for BOR

Additional Techniques Used:
2-colour stranded colourwork
Short rows