Narrowleaf Sweater

Sep 17, 2013
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Designer Robin Melanson

Sizes 34 (37 1/2, 41 1/2, 45, 49, 52 1/2)" bust; shown in size 34"

Yarn Filatura di Crosa Zara Plus (100% extrafine merino wool; 77 yd [70 m]/50 g):

• #31 latte chiné, 11 (12, 13, 15, 16, 18) skeins, Yarn distributed by Tahki-Stacy Charles Inc.

Gauge 17 sts and 23 rows = 4" in St st on larger needles; 21 sts and 29 rows = 4" in Rick-Rack st on smaller needles (unstretched)

Tools

• Size 8 (5 mm) needles

• Size 7 (4.5 mm) needles

• Markers (m)

• Yarn needle

• Sew-on snaps 4 (4, 4, 4, 5, 5) size 2/0

• Sewing needle and thread to match yarn

• Purchased kilt strap or following materials to make one: one 3/4" center bar buckle, 6"×6" piece of leather, leather hole-punch, sharp scissors or craft knife

• Thread or fine yarn to match leather

This women’s pullover has a fun ribbing pattern at the yoke, cuffs and hem. A homemade leather strap adds interest and glam.


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