HIGH PEAK SWEATER is a stranded-colourwork yoke sweater knitted from the top down in the round. First the neck is cast on and worked in simple 1×1 rib and shaped by short rows. The increases are worked first in main colour and subsequently in pattern. The colourwork starts on the yoke and is continued on body and sleeves. The rib on the cuffs and hem is finished with a simple bind-off. HIGH PEAK SWEATER features colourwork detail with stylised mountain peaks and suns.
Please choose a size 10-25 cm larger than your actual chest circumference. For reference: the sample in the photos is in size 2 with 11 cm positive ease.
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Chest circumference: 89 (95) 99 (105) 115 (125) 131 (140) 154 cm
Wooldreamers Manchelopis, 100 g ~ 230 m – please note that Manchelopis, unlike most other unspun yarn, comes already double stranded so you can knit straight from the plate.
MC – Wooldreamers Manchelopis – natural medium grey (Gris Medio Natural) ~ 300 (300) 400 (400) 500 (500) 500 (600) 600 g.
CC1 – Wooldreamers Manchelopis – natural brown (Pardo Natural) ~ 100 (100) 100 (100) 100 (100) 100 (100) 100 g.
CC2 – Wooldreamers Manchelopis – natural light grey (Gris Claro Natural) ~ 100 (100) 100 (100) 100 (100) 100 (100) 100 g.
Your individual yarn consumption will vary based on your yarn, gauge, size and the desired sleeve / body length. It is advisable to get a little more than you think you’ll need. Please note that these are estimates.
10 cm = 17 sts and 28 rnds on needle size 4.5 mm in stockinette stitch (after blocking). The swatch is knit in the rnd.
Needles and accessories
4.0 mm and 4.5 mm 60-120 cm circular needles and/or DPNs. It is strongly recommended to use a larger size needle for the colourwork. Stitch markers, stich holders, measuring tape, a darning needle and scissors.
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