Spritz Stripes

Celebrate the coming of spring with a lightweight fun sweater. Loose fitting with delicate lace stripes it’s perfect for over that pretty spring dress.

Knit in the round from the bottom up, the body splits at the yoke and the front and back are worked separately. Sleeves are picked up from the armhole and worked in the round to the cuff.

SIZES
To Fit Actual Bust Circumference Up To: 32 (35, 38, 41, 44, 47, 50, 53, 56)" / 81.5 (89, 96.5, 104, 112, 119.5, 127, 134.5, 142) cm.
5-7" / 12.5-18 cm positive ease recommended.

FINISHED MEASUREMENTS
Bust Circumference: 37 (40, 43, 46, 49, 52, 55, 58, 61)" / 94 (101.5, 109, 117, 124.5, 132, 140, 147.5, 155) cm.
Size 40” / 101.5 cm modelled with 6.5" / 16.5 cm positive ease.
Length: 21 (21.25, 21.5, 22, 22, 22.5, 23, 23.5, 24)" / 53.5 (54, 54.5, 56, 56, 57, 58.5, 59.5, 61) cm

MATERIALS
Yarn
Yellow version: Eden Cottage Yarns ‘Milburn 4ply’ (85% Bluefaced Leicester Wool, 15% Silk; 218 yds / 200 m per 1.8 oz /50 g skein);
Colour: Harvest Gold; 5 (5, 5, 6, 6, 6, 7, 7, 8) skeins
Red Version: Madelintosh ‘Tosh Merino Light’ (100% superwash Merino; 420 yds / 384 m per skein);
Colour: Tart; 3 (3, 3, 3, 3, 4, 4, 4, 4) skeins

Needles & Notions
US size 4 / 3.5 mm circular needles, 32" / 80 cm long (or longer for bigger sizes)
Set of US size 4 / 3.5 double point needles (if not using magic loop for sleeves)
Always use a needle size that gives you the gauge listed, as every knitter’s gauge is unique.
Tapestry needle, stitch markers, waste yarn or extra needle, size g / 4 mm crochet hook.

GAUGE
29 sts and 34 rows = 4" / 10 cm in St St
16 sts and 32 rows = 4" / 10 cm in Lace Stripe or Lace Yoke Pattern blocked
29 sts and 44 rows = 4" / 10 cm in Garter Stitch

Techniques Included
Stretchy Cast-On, Stretchy Bind-Off, stretchy 3-needle Bind-Off, Short Rows & I-cord bind-off.

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