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Construction of sweater No. 67
The sweater is worked in Le Gros Lambswool, top-down in the round, in stockinette stitch with purl stitch motifs.
Colour 1: Biches & Bûches Le Gros Lambswool 400/500/600/600/700g
Colour 2: Isager Alpaca 2 50g for all sizes
(Shown in Le Gros Lambswool Dark Grey Brownish Undyed + Alpaca 2 colour 3)
Dimensions of the finished sweater
Small: chest width 55cm/21.75” - length from underarms and down (front) 34cm/13.25” - sleeve length 43cm/17”
Medium: chest width 63cm/24.75” – length from underarms and down 34.5cm/13.5” - sleeve length 39cm/15.25”
Large: chest width 68cm/26.75” – length from underarms and down 35cm/13.75” - sleeve length 37cm/14.5”
X-large: chest width 73cm/28.75” – length from underarms and down 35.5cm/14” - sleeve length 34cm/13.5”
2X-large: chest width 78cm/30.75” – length from underarms and down 36cm/14.25” - sleeve length 32cm/12.5”
Ease : the sweater is intended to have approx. 18cm/7” positive ease in chest width.
15 sts and 23 rounds = 10cm/4” in stockinette stitch using Le Gros Lambswool and the larger needles.
Suggested Needle Sizes
4.5mm/UK7/US7 circular needles and dpns for the sleeves.
4mm/UK8/US6 circular needles for the ribbing and dpns for the sleeves.