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Melva
Finished
August 16 2017
September 25 2017
Project info
Melva
Melva by Linda Marveng
Knitting
Me
XS (also available in S, M, L, XL, 2XL)
SweaterPullover
Needles & yarn
US 2½ - 3.0 mm
26 stitches and 34 rows = 4 inches
in St st
The Little Grey Sheep British Stein Fine Wool 4ply Sock
Fingering (14 wpi)
5 skeins = 1804.5 yards (1650.0 meters), 500 grams
Outback
Red-purple
Notes

Named after Melva, Celtic for ruler is this straight sweater with with fancy cables at the bottom and the top. Ribbing in the side and make the sweater figure hugging. While the stockinette stitch center shows of the stunning hand dyed The Little Grey Sheep British Stein Fine Wool 4ply. The sleeve mirrors the body. The pullover is worked in the round to the underarm.

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

Finished measurements:
Bust: 88 (94, 100, 106, 112, 124) cm/34.75 (37, 39.25, 41.75, 44, 48.75)“
Length: 60 (61, 62, 63, 64, 65) cm/23.5 (24, 24.5, 24.75, 25.25, 25.5)”
Sleeve length: 49 (50, 50, 51, 51, 52) cm/19.25 (19.75, 19.75, 20, 20, 20.5)“
Modelled by Emma Ross in size XS with 2.5 cm/1” positive ease.

Yarn: The Little Grey Sheep British Stein Fine Wool 4ply (100% wool, 100 g, 330 m/360 yds). Sample is knitted in Outback: 5 (6, 6, 6, 7, 8) skeins;
1536 (1666, 1796, 1926, 2056, 2316) m/1679 (1821, 1964, 2106, 2248, 2423) yds.
https://www.thelittlegreysheep.co.uk/collections/stein-fi...

Needles: 3 mm/US 2.5 circular needle (80 cm/32” and 40 cm/16”).
Adjust needle size as needed to match gauge.

Notions: Stitch markers, stitch holders, cable needle and yarn needle.

Gauge: 26 sts and 34 rows in st st measures 10 cm/4” square.
Melva cable (12-sts) measures 4 cm/1.5” across.

Notes: The body is worked in the round to the armhole and then worked back and forth in rows. While the sleeves are worked flat.

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September 25 2017
 
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  • Project created: November 21, 2017
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