Knitting pattern for Rowan tweed sweater, a lovely striped sweater knitted with 10 colors of Rowan felted tweed yarn. Made with a particularly pretty type of stripes that creates a delicate color change. The Rowan tweed sweater is easy to wear and goes well with most of the clothes in your wardrobe as so many colors are included. Fine understated details provide great finesses. The yarn from Rowan is beautifully heathered and the blend of wool, alpaca and viscose gives a soft and nice sweater.
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Designed by Katrine Hannibal for Önling.
Sizes: (XS)S(M)L(XL)2XL(3XL). Breast circumference: (88)94(100)106(114)124(134) cm / (342/3)37(39½)41¾(45)48¾(52¾) inches. Center back length: (59)60(61)62(63)64(65) cm / (23¼)23½(24)24½(24¾)25⅕(25½) inches. Under sleeve length: (49)47(46)45(44)42(40) cm / (18¼)18¼(18¼)18¼(17¾)17¼(17) inches.
Materials: 10 balls Rowan Felted Tweed, 50% wool, 25% Alpaca, 25% Viscose, 175 m per 50 g. Color A: Medium green 184: 50 g. Color B: Dark green 172: 50 g. Color C: Dark blue 159: 50 g. Color D: Light blue 165: 50 g. Color E: Yellow 193: 50 g. Color F: Orange 188: 50 g. Color G: Red brown 196: 50 g. Color H: Burgundy 186: 50 g. Color I: Light purple 185: 50 g. Color J: Blue gray 191: 50 g.
Guiding circular needle and dpn’s size 3½ and 4 mm / US 4 and 6. 8 markers. 2 meters accompanying thread in a contrasting color.
Gauge: 20sts and 30 rows in stockinette st on needle 4 mm / US 6 = 10 x 10 cm / 4 x 4 inches.
Directions: The sweater is worked in the round, from the top down. First knit back and forth while increasing at the raglan and at the beginning and end of every other round, to form the neckline. Then cast on stitches for the neck line mid front and gather the piece to work in the round. Knit the rest of the yoke with increases at the raglan, whereafter the work is divided and the sleeves and body are finished separately.