Fauna Pullover

Nov 22, 2011
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Fauna Pullover
Shirley Paden

Women’s pullover with lace and cable pattern. This sweater receives shaping by changing needle sizes. Knit in the round for a seamless project.

Finished Size 35½ (38¼, 41¾, 44¼, 48)" bust circumference. Sweater shown measures 35½", modeled with 2–4" of ease.
Yarn Jade Sapphire Mongolian Cashmere 4-Ply (100% Mongolian cashmere; 200 yd [183 m]/1¾ oz [55 g]): #201 seeing red, 9 (9, 10, 10, 11) skeins.
Needles Body—Sizes 35½ " and 44¼ " only: sizes 4 (3.5 mm), 5 (3.75 mm), and 6 (4 mm): 32" circular (cir). Sizes 38¼ " and 48" only: sizes 5 (3.75 mm), 6 (4 mm), and 7 (4.5 mm): 32" circular (cir). Size 41¾ " only: sizes 3 (3.25 mm), 4 (3.5 mm), and 5 (3.75 mm): 32" circular (cir). Sleeves—Size 35½ " only: size 6 (4 mm): set of doublepointed (dpn). Sizes 38¼ ", 41¾ ", and 44¼ " only: sizes 6 (4 mm) and 7 (4.5 mm): set of double-pointed (dpn). Size 48" only: size 7 (4.5 mm): set of double-pointed (dpn). Collar—Sizes 35½ " and 44¼ " only: size 7 (4.5 mm). Size 41¾ " only: sizes 6 (4 mm) and 7 (4.5 mm). Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge.
Notions Markers (m); cable needle (cn); stitch holders; size D/3 (3.25 mm) crochet hook; tapestry needle.
Gauge 61 sts = 7½" and 64 rnds = 6" in lace and cables patt on size 3 (3.25 mm) needle. 61 sts = 8" and 64 rnds = 6½" in lace and cables patt on size 4 (3.5 mm) needle. 61 sts = 8½" and 64 rnds = 7" in lace and cables patt on size 5 (3.75 mm) needle. 61 sts = 9" and 64 rnds = 7¼" in lace and cables patt on size 6 (4 mm)
needle. 61 sts = 9¾" and 64 rnds = 8½" in lace and cables patt on size 7 (4.5 mm) needle.

 


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