Tonks's Togs

Jul 31, 2013
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Laura Lynch

FINISHED SIZES Main sweater 27½ (30¼, 35¾, 38½, 44, 46¾, 52)" bust circumference. Lace oversweater 37¾ (42¼, 46¾, 53¾, 58¼, 62¾, 67½)" bust circumference. Main sweater shown in size 30¼". Lace oversweater shown in size 42¼"

YARN Main sweater—Brown Sheep Company Shepherd’s Shades (100% wool; 131 yd [118 m]/3½ oz [100 g]): #SS281eggplant (MC), 7 (8, 8, 9, 10, 11, 11) skeins. Lace oversweater—Brown Sheep Company Legacy Lace (75% superwash wool, 25% nylon; 1,500 yd [1,372 m]/6 oz [170 g]): #Lace90 electric violet (CC), 1 skein.

NEEDLES Main sweater—size 10 (6 mm): 24" circular (cir) and double-pointed (dpn); Lace oversweater—size 6 (4 mm): 24" and 16" cir and dpn. Adjust needle sizes if necessary to obtain the correct gauge.

NOTIONS Markers (m); cable needle (cn); stitch holders; tapestry needle.

GAUGE 17½ sts and 22½ rows = 4" in cable patt with MC on larger needles; 3 multiples and 22 rows = 4" in lace patt with CC on smaller needles, blocked.

 


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