Tortola by Patty Lyons

Tortola

Knitting
January 2017
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
26 stitches and 38 rows = 4 inches
in stockinette stitch with larger needles
US 6 - 4.0 mm
US 5 - 3.75 mm
765 - 1377 yards (700 - 1259 m)
Woman’s S (M, L, XL, 2XL, 3XL, 4XL)
This pattern is available for $8.00 USD buy it now

This is the pattern only version. To purchase the Tortola KAL/ Sweater class version
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Tortola KAL / Sweater class version

This top comes in a

  • tank top version
  • a top down short row sleeve cap

The top comes in two yarn options

  • Lana Grossa 365 Cashmere
  • Lana Grossa 365 Cotone

Techniques in this pattern include:

  • Lateral Braid
  • Short row shirt tail & reverse shirt tail
  • Working lace from a chart
  • Improved ways to work lace stitches
  • Shaping in lace
  • icord bind off
  • Top down short row sleeve cap

All techniques taught with videos in the KAL / Sweater class version

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SIZE

Finished Measurements (for all sizes)

Chest: 33 (35, 39 ½, 43, 46, 50, 54)“ / 42 (44, 50, 55, 58, 64, 69)cm

Front Length: 23 (23 ¼, 23 ¾, 24 ¼, 24 ¾, 25 ¼, 25 ½)” / 58 (59, 60, 62, 63, 64, 65)cm from lowest edge of short row hem.

Shown in size 33”/42cm

MATERIALS

Yarn
Lana Grossa 365 Cashmere (DK weight; 77% Cotton, 15% Cashmere, 8% Polyamid; 175 m/50g per ball): Tank Version: 5 (5, 6, 6, 7, 7, 8) balls; Cap Sleeve Version 5 (6, 6, 7, 7, 8, 9), color 016
Size 6 (4.0mm) 24” circular needle or needle to achieve gauge.
Size 6 (4.0mm) 16” circular needle.
or
Lana Grossa 365 Cotone (DK weight; 88 % Cotton, 12 % Polyamide; 140 m/50g per ball)
Tank Version: 6 (6, 7, 8, 8, 9, 9) balls; Cap Sleeve Version 7 (7, 8, 9, 9, 10, 11), color 008

Needles
Size 5 (3.75mm) 24” circular needle or needle to achieve gauge.
Size 5 (3.75mm) 16” circular needle
2 stitch markers (A – lace marker)
2 different color markers (B – shaping & short row)

If you enjoy these sweater classes, check out the Corcoran sweater class. 2 hours of video tutorials and sweater modifications included!

CORCORAN 2.0 (KAL / Sweater class)

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