Vela by Linda Marveng


July 2019
yarn held together
+ DK
= DK (11 wpi) ?
18 stitches and 20 rows = 4 inches
in St st (yarn held double throughout)
US 8 - 5.0 mm
1975 - 2893 yards (1806 - 2645 m)
XS/S (M/L, XL/2XL)
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Sideways pullover in an eyelet pattern with a center join to enable it to hang straight like a sail or Vela - Italian for sail. Oversized body with narrow sleeves to minimize the volume. Vela ends in a round neck with ribbing. Dress it up with a cowl, that can be worn once or twice around your neck. Perfect for summer, knitted in a lovely cotton mix yarn called Hempathy from Elsebeth Lavold with a crisp stitch definition.

Sizes: XS/S (M/L, XL/2XL)
Shown in size Extra Small/Small
Skill level: Intermediate

Finished measurements:
Bust: 120 (132, 144) cm/47.25 (52, 56.75)“
Length: 57 (59, 61) cm/22.75 (23.5, 24.5)”
Sleeve length: 46 (44, 42) cm/18 (17.25, 16.5)“
Cowl: 117 cm/46” long, 31 cm/12.25” wide
Intended ease: + 28-38 cm/11-15”
Sample shown is 120 cm/47.25” with + 34 cm/13.5” ease on model.

Yarn: Elsebeth Lavold, Hempathy (41% cotton, 34% hemp, 25% modal, 50 g, 140 m/153 yds). Sample is knitted in Kingfisher Blue 61:
Pullover: 13 (16, 19) balls; 1806 (2226, 2646) m/1975 (2434, 2893) yds.
Cowl: 6 balls; 818 m/895 yds
Note: Yarn is held double throughout.
Yarn is available from Loveknitting in the UK and distributed by House of Hobbies in Sweden and Norway.

Needles: 5 mm/US 8 circular needle (80 cm/32” and 40 cm/16”).
5 mm/US 8 straight needle.
Adjust needle size as needed to match gauge.

Notions: Stitch markers (removable), stitch holders, and yarn needle.

Gauge: 18 sts and 20 rows with 2 strands held together in st st using 5 mm/US 8 needle measures 10 cm/4” square.
17 sts and 22 rows in Eyelet pattern repeat measures 10 cm/4” square.
15 sts in rib measures 10 cm/4” across.

Notes: Pullover is knitted sideways, so work a larger size if you want a longer version. Adjust sleeve length to fit you. Each body part is knitted in two pieces and bound off using 3 needles for a center join. A circular needle is used to accommodate the large stitch number.

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