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Tweedy Chic

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Cozy up in style with Tweedy Chic!  A beautiful accent highlights the neckline on this fall to winter weight sweater.  Create that tweed look with one strand of fingering weight (shown in silk) and one strand of worsted weight (shown in cotton) held together.  Perfect with leggings; the longer-in-back-shorter-in-front hem sports a surprising accent.  Hike the Outer Hebrides in warmth or ice skate in Central Park in New York style.

The tech edited and test knit easy (not beginner) level pattern is fully written.  The pattern includes a schematic and how-to stitch video for the kfyof. 

Now available on KC! Note: KnitCompanion sets their own prices.

Sizes:

To Fit Busts: 32”/ 81.5cm (36”/ 91.5cm, 38”/ 96.5cm, 42”/ 106.5cm, 46”/ 117cm, 50”/ 127cm) with 1”/ 2.5cm positive ease

Finished Measurements:

Bust: 33”/ 84cm (37”/ 94cm, 39”/ 99cm, 43”/ 109cm, 47”/ 119.5cm, 51”/ 129.5cm)
Length Back: 26.25”/ 67cm (28”/ 71cm, 28”/ 71cm, 28.75”/ 73cm, 29.25”/ 74.5cm, 29.75”/ 75.5cm)
Front is 2.75”/ 7cm shorter all sizes

Materials:

  • 3 (4, 4, 4, 5, 5) skeins Malabrigo Verano, shown in color Arugula
    Single skein info: 100% pima cotton Worsted/ DK; 205yds/ 187m per 100g/ 3.53oz
  • 3 (4, 4,  4, 5, 5) skeins Malabrigo Mora, shown in color Aguas
    Mora single skein info: 100% silk Fingering; 225yds/ 206m per 50g/ 1.76oz
  • US 8/ 5mm circular needles
  • US 8/ 5mm DPNs or small circulars
  • Cable needle (optional)
  • Yarn needle
  • 5 stitch markers, including 1 unique for start of Rnd

Blocked Gauge:
16 sts and 24 rnds over 4”/ 10cm in Stockinette stitch holding both yarns together.  Note: if substituting yarn, make sure your blocked Stockinette stitch gauges match and write your blocked Stockinette rnd gauge here ___________ rnds/ inch.  Follow the “If subbing yarn” sections throughout the pattern.

Special Notes:

  • Construct It: worked bottom up, this sweater is worked flat for the back hem, then joined in the round for the front hem cast on.  At the underarms, the design is again split to work flat until the shoulder 3 needle bind offs.  The sleeves are picked up and worked top down creating a completely seamless design, with faux seam details.
  • Swatch It: work a generously sized swatch, wash, block, and hang.  The overall weight of the sweater affects the final blocked gauge. 
  • Watch It: kfyof on the Knit Eco Chic blog.
  • Navigate It: written pattern pages 4-6, blocking schematic page 7.
  • Matthew 28:18-20.

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