Stockholm Slipover by PetiteKnit

Stockholm Slipover

Knitting
November 2019
yarn held together
Lace
+ Fingering
= Worsted (9 wpi) ?
19 stitches and 27 rows = 4 inches
in stockinette on larger needles
US 7 - 4.5 mm
US 4 - 3.5 mm
XS (S) M (L) XL (2XL) 3XL
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The Stockholm Slipover vest is worked from the top down. The back part of the yoke is worked first, then the shoulders and front and finally the two sections are joined for the body of the slipover. The Stockholm Slipover has slanting shoulders that create a very good fit and which are shaped using short rows. Rib edges are worked along the neck edge and armholes, and all the edges are finished with an Italian bind-off.
Begin by knitting a swatch to determine which needle size you need to achieve the correct gauge – it is important for the shoulder width of the design to achieve the correct gauge.

Size guide:
The Stockholm Slipover is designed to have approx. 6 cm [2¼ inches] of positive ease. Sizes XS (S) M (L) XL (2XL) 3XL are intended for a bust circumference of approx. 80-85 (85-90) 90-95 (95-100) 100-110 (110-120) 120-130 cm / [31½-33½ (33½-35½) 35½-37½ (37½-39½) 39½-43¼ (43¼-47¼) 47¼-51¼ inches]. Measure yourself using a measuring tape to determine which size to knit. Example: If you measure 90 cm [35½ inches] around the widest part of your bust (or belly, if this is the widest part of your upper body), this would mean you should knit a size S.
The Stockholm Slipover is worked with decreases on the body. If your bust is not the widest part of your body, these decreases can be omitted.

Sizes: XS (S) M (L) XL (2XL) 3XL

Measurements:

Bust circumference: 91 (96) 101 (106) 116 (126) 136 cm / [35¾ (37¾) 39¾ (41¾) 45¾ (49½) 53½ inches]

Back width incl. rib edges: 34 (34) 35 (38) 40 (41) 42 cm / [13½ (13½) 13¾ (15) 15¾ (16¼) 16½ inches]

Length of armhole: 22 (23) 24 (25) 26 (27) 28 cm / [8¾ (9) 9½ (9¾) 10¼ (10¾) 11 inches]

Total length: 53 (54) 55 (57) 58 (60) 62 cm / [20¾ (21¼) 21¾ (22½) 22¾ (23½) 24½ inches] measured mid back incl. neck edge

Gauge: 19 sts x 27 rows = 10 x 10 cm / 4 x 4 inches in stockinette stitch on 4.5 mm / US7 needles

Needles: Circular needles: 4.5 mm / US7 (60 and 80 or 100 cm / 24 and 32 or 40 inches) and 3.5 mm / US4 (40 and 80 or 100 cm /16 and 32 or 40 inches)

Materials: 100 (100) 100 (100) 100-150 (150) 150 g Tvinni by Isager (50 g = 255 m / 280 yds) or 100-150 (150) 150 (150) 150 (150-200) 200 g Isager Tweed by Isager (50 g = 200 m / 219 yds) or 100-150 (150) 150 (150) 150 (150-200) 200 g Sunday by Sandnes Garn (50 g = 235 m / 257 yds) held together with 50-75 (75) 75 (75) 75 (75-100) 100 g Silk Mohair by Isager (25 g = 210 m / 232 yds) or 50-75 (75) 75 (75) 75 (75-100) 100 g Tynn Silk Mohair by Sandnes Garn (25 g = 212 m / 232 yds)