Rebecca Sweater

Biggan Ryd-Dups

Sizes 38 1/2 (42 3/4, 47, 51 1/4, 55 1/2)" bust circumference; shown in size 38 1/2"

Yarn Biggan Design DK Merino First Cross (100% merino wool; 115 yd [105 m]/50 g):

• #090 natural (MC), 9 (11, 12, 14, 15) skeins

• #795 navy (A), 2 (2, 2, 3, 3) skeins

• #915 vintage rose (B), 2 (2, 2, 3, 3) skeins

• #745 denim (C), 1 (2, 2, 2, 2) skein(s)

• #985 raspberry (D), 1 (2, 2, 2, 2) skein(s)

Gauge 22 1/2 sts and 29 rnds = 4" in St st on larger needle

Tools

• Size 3 (3.25 mm): 24" circular (cir) needle and set of double-pointed needles (dpn)

• Size 6 (4 mm): 32" cir needle and set of dpn

• Stitch holders

• Tapestry needle

Biggan designed this sweater with her niece in mind and chose colors based on traditional Swedish folk costumes. A deep shawl collar and bottom hem worked in twisted rib set off a simple dot stitch and wide color stripes. The long cuffs of this pullover can be folded back or worn down for extra warmth.

Categories

Sweaters, Womens

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Hi there! I'm the assistant editor for Knitscene. I moved west from the east coast in May 2013 and have happily adjusted to Colorado's lack of humidity.

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