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"Amanda’s sweater is a combination of heavy wool and a delicate lace pattern and it is knit with Le Gros Lambswool and Le Petit Silk & Mohair held together. On the photos is the dark grey brownish, a beautiful undyed shade, and the silk & mohair is medium grey, but you can imagine any other shades of undyed or dyed colours. "
Construction of Amalie’s sweater no. 8
The sweater features a V-neck and large rib edges. The back and front are worked flat in stockinette stitch with a lace pattern at the upper part of the sweater. Then the shoulder seams are assembled and stitches for the sleeves are knit up at the armhole and worked flat, top-down in stockinette stitch. The sleeves are balloon shaped.
Biches & Bûches Le Gros Lambswool: 300 (400, 400, 500, 600, 600)g (the sample is worked in colorway undyed dark grey brownish) Biches & Bûches Le Petit Silk & Mohair: 75 (100, 100, 125, 150, 150)g (the sample is worked in colorway medium grey)
(1 strand of each quality held together throughout)
Positive ease: on the photo, the model has a chest width of 44cm/17.3” and the sweater is a size Medium.
12.5 sts x 18 rows = 10x10cm/4x4” in stockinette stitch using 2 threads held together (worked back and forth). Needle size 7mm/UK2/US10.75 or the right size to obtain gauge. It is important to get the right tension/gauge for the sweater to get the given measurements ☺
Suggested Needle Sizes
Needle sizes 6mm/UK4/US10 + 7mm/UK2/US10.75. We use circular needles 80cm/32” because of the many stitches.