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The Stockholm Sweater is knit from the top down in stockinette stitch with two strands of silk/mohair lace weight yarn held together. You begin by working the top of the back flat, after which stitches are picked up along the cast on edge for the shoulders. Each shoulder is knit separately and shaped using short rows, so they slope neatly. The front and back of the sweater are joined under the armholes, thereafter the body is knit in the round. For the sleeves, stitches are picked up along the arm holes, and then knit in the round to the cuff on DPNs or a circular needle using Magic Loop.Finally stitches are picked up along the neck opening, and a rib collar is knit, folded over, and sewn down on the wrong side. The Stockholm sweater requires no other finishing than sewing down the neckband.
Lace / 2 ply
21 stitches and 31 rows = 4 inches in stockinette on 4 mm needles
1837 - 2986 yards (1680 - 2730 m)
US 2½ - 3.0 mm
US 4 - 3.5 mm
US 6 - 4.0 mm
XS (S) M (L) XL
Bust circumference: 100 (105) 110 (115) 125 cm
Length: Measured at the centre back incl. rib neckband: 54 (56) 58 (62) 65 cm
Gauge: 21 sts x 31 rows in stockinette stitch on 4 mm needles = 10 x 10 cm
Suggested needle size: 4 mm and 3.5 mm / 80-100 cm circular needles, 3 mm / 40 cm circular needles, 4 mm and 3.5 mm double pointed needles (DPNs) if not using magic loop for the sleeves
Materials: 200 (225) 250 (275) 325 g Silk Mohair from Isager Yarn (25 g = 212 m) or Brushed Lace from Mohair By Canard (25 g = 210 m) or Tilia from Filcolana (25 g = 210 m) or Kid Seta from Gepard Garn (25 g = 210 m)
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