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Fitted through the bust and flowing in the bodice, this is a shapely sweater for virtually any figure. Short rows are used to make darts in front and there are contours on the front and back creating a fluid and flattering drape.
Gauge: 20 sts and 30 rows = 4” in St st
Materials Used: "6 (7, 8, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 12) skeins The Fibre Company Savannah [50% wool, 20% cotton, 15% linen, 15% soya] Or Approx 975 (1080, 1195, 1330, 1465, 1600, 1725, 1880, 1975) yds/ 890 (990, 1095, 1215, 1340, 1465, 1575, 1720, 1805)m DK weight yarn
Needle Size: Size 6 US/ 4mm straight and circular needles (or size to obtain gauge) and size 7 US/ 5mm straight needles (or 1 size larger than main needle
Pattern Includes: written directions; schematic
Skill Level: advanced
Other Details: "The front is worked first with short-row darts to add shape and drape. The back (longer than the front) and sleeves are worked separately. Pieces are blocked and joined, then the neck edging is picked up and worked in the round.
Please note that this pattern is sold as a physical copy; it is not a PDF.