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Eastbourne Sweater

Jun 16, 2014
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Emma Welford

-Sizes 32 1/2 (36 1/2, 40 1/2, 44, 48, 52)" bust circumference; shown in size 36 1/2"

-Yarn Brown Sheep Company Nature Spun Worsted (100% virgin wool; 245 yd [224 m]/100 g):

• #N46 red fox, 4 (4, 4, 5, 5, 5) skeins

-Gauge 16 sts and 24 rows = 4" in St st; 16 sts and 25 rows = 4" in charted patt

-Tools

• Size 8 (5 mm): 16" and 32" circular (cir) needles

• Markers (m)

• Tapestry needle

Side-to-side dolman construction allowed Emma to play with stitch-pattern placement. Traditional ganseys feature knit-and-purl combinations along the tops of sweaters. By working these patterns in the body of the garment, Emma created an eye-catching, flattering silhouette.

 


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