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Designed for Le Gros Lambswool
, easy colourwork for a funky, wearable, cozy top-down sweater!
Construction of Amalie’s sweater no. 53
The sweater is worked top-down with raglan increases. The first part is worked back and forth to shape the neck before joining in the round. The sleeve stitches are put on hold to work the body and then the sleeves are worked, also in the round.
Biches & Bûches Le Gros Lambswool
Colour 1: Light 300g (shown in Off-White)
Colour 2: Medium 200g (shown in Light Grey)
Colour 3: Dark 300g (shown in Dark Grey)
Dimensions of the finished sweater
Small chest width 52cm [20.5"]/ front length 72cm [28.37"] – back 75cm [29.55"]/ sleeve length 46cm [18.12"]
Medium chest width 56cm [22.06"]/ front length 72cm [28.37"] – back 75cm [29.55"] / sleeve length 46cm [18.12"]
Large chest width 60cm [23.64"]/ front length 74cm [29.16"] – back 77cm [30.34"] / sleeve length 46cm [18.12"]
16 stitches and 22 rounds = 10x10cm [4"x4"]in stocking stitch with and without pattern, worked flat and in the round.
It is important to get the right tension for the sweater to get the given measurements☺
Suggested Needle Sizes
4 mm [UK 8/US 6] and 4.5 mm [UK 7/US 7]