Swingback by Stephen West


May 2013
Bart & Francis Lino Flandrica Knitting Special
Bart & Francis Latex Mohair
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
14 stitches and 22 rows = 4 inches
in stockinette stitch
US 8 - 5.0 mm
990 - 1220 yards (905 - 1116 m)
S [M, L]
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This simple top down raglan pullover uses worsted weight linen and a thinner fuzzy mohair/latex yarn for the contrasting stripes. The oversized sweater is meant to be worn with positive ease for a casual effect. Yarn over increases at the back and short row shaping accentuate the generous circumference. You can also utilize the back yarn overs by weaving yarn, ribbon, or leather cording through the holes. Feel free to substitute a variety of other yarns for a woolly winter pullover or make a comfy cotton or linen version for spring and summer.

Sizes: S M, L

Finished Measurements: 43 48, 54“ / 109 122, 137cm chest circumference.
The sweater is designed and shown to fit with about +6” / +15cm of ease. The torso shaping flares out for a relaxed oversized effect. Medium sample is shown on a 41” / 104cm chest.

Yarn: MC - Worsted weight
CC - Fingering or Lace weight

Shown in: Bart & Francis Lino Flandrica Knitting Special (100% Linen; 66yds / 60m per 50g ball)
MC: Wolves Gray

Bart & Francis Latex Mohair (60% Mohair, 40% Latex Rubber; 109yds / 100m per cone)
CC: White

Yardage: MC: 900 1000, 1100yds / 823 914, 1006m
CC: 90 100, 120yds / 82 91, 106m