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This is a slightly loose fit yoke sweater with a geometric pattern repeat, that’s perfect for showcasing a hand painted yarn.

Worked from the bottom up on circular needles. The Sleeves and body are worked in the round to the underarm and then joined to form the yoke.

If you are new to yoke knitting this is a great introduction to the technique. The pattern is a simple chevron that is quick to knit as it’s easy to memorize.

ABILITY: Intermediate

SIZING:

To fit chest circumference
80-85 (90-95:100-105:105-110:115-120:125-130) cm
31½-33½ (35½-37½:39½-41¼:41¼-43¼:45¼-47¼:49¼-51¼) in

Actual chest circumference
98 (106.5:114.5:123:131:139) cm

38¾ (42:45:48¼:51½:54¾) in

Actual length from centre back hem to centre back neck

55.8 (56.8:57.8:58.8:59.8:60.8) cm

21¾ (22:22½:22¾:23¼:23½) in

Sleeve length from underarm

44 (45:45:46:46:47) cm

17¼ (17¾:17¾:18:18:18½) in

 

Yarn :

British BareFaced DK classic and  Smudge hand dyed

( 80% Blue Faced Leicester wool & 20% Baby Alpaca (215m/235yds per 100g skein)

Yarn A ( MC 1): 3(4:4:4:5:5) x 100g skeins in Silver Birch

Yarn B ( MC 2): 2(2:3:3:3:3) x 100g skeins in Charcoal

Yarn C (CC): 1(1:1:1:1:1) x 100g skein of hand dyed Tarmachan

 

Tension:

20sts x 24 rows over 10cm in st st using 4mm needles

 

Needle sizes:

 3mm (UK 11/US 2-3) circular needle, 80cm long

 4mm (UK 8/US 6) circular needle, 80cm long