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Biches & Bûches

No.6 Amanda's Sweater Pattern

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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.

Yarn

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)

Dimensions of the finished sweater

X-small chest width 47cm [18.5”]/ total length 62cm [24.4”]/ sleeve length 40cm [15.8”] / armhole 20cm [7.9”]
Small chest width 52cm [20.5”]/ total length 64cm [25.2”]/ sleeve length 40cm [15.8”]/ armhole 22cm [8.7”]
Medium chest width 57cm [22.5”]/ total length 66cm [26”]/ sleeve length 41cm [16.1”]/ armhole 23cm [9.1”]
Large chest width 62cm [24.4”]/ total length 68cm [26.8”]/ sleeve length 41cm [16.1”]/ armhole 24cm [9.5”]
X-large chest width 67cm [26.4”]/ total length 70cm [27.6”]/ sleeve length 41cm [16.1"]/ armhole 26cm [10.2”]
XX-large chest width 72cm [28.4”]/ total length 70cm [27.6”]/ sleeve length 41cm [16.1"]/ armhole 26cm [10.2”]

Positive ease: on the photo, the model has a chest width of 44cm/17.3” and the sweater is a size Medium.

Tension/Gauge

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.

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