BAIES ROSES is a very feminine sweater knitted top-down seamlessly. Upper body starts with back, then front stitches are picked up from shoulders and shaped using German short rows. Body (back & front) is then worked in the round with back in st st and front in lace pattern. Sleeves stitches are picked up and worked in the round. Two options are possible: in slightly puffed lace or in st st fitted. The sweater is finished with a double layered ribbed round collar.
SIZES: 0 (1 - 2) 3 (4 - 5) 6 (7 - 8) 9
Finished bust circumference approximately : 33.5 (37.5 - 39.5) 41.25 (43.25 - 47.25) 51.25 (55 - 59) 63 inches or 85 (95 - 100) 105 (110 - 120) 130 (140 - 150) 160 cm.
GAUGE: 21 sts x 28 rows for 4 x 4 inches or 10 x 10 cm in st st with larger needles.
YARN: this sweater is knitted with two strands of yarn: a fingering weight and a lace weight held together. Approximately 985 (1150 - 1175) 1205 (1240 - 1410) 1470 (1530 - 1740) 1950 yards or 900 (1050 - 1080) 1100 (1130 - 1290) 1350 (1400 - 1590) 1780 m of each yarn.
If you prefer, you can knit this sweater with only one strand of a DK weight yarn.
NOTIONS: Needles sizes 3 mm/US 2.5 (rib) and 4 mm/US 6 (body and sleeves), tapestry needle, cable to hold live stitches and 2 stitches markers.
NOTES: the pattern is knitted in Lemenagh and Moher coloris Nude from Sionnach Yarns.
Recommended ease : 4 to 8 inches or 10 to 20 cm of positive ease. To pick your best size, measure your full bust and add your desired ease, then pick the finished bust circumference closest to that number. It is of course possible to choose to have a knit more or less close to the body and to knit a size with more or less ease than recommended.
Sample is shown in size 3 with 5 inches or 13 cm of positive ease.
Pattern is pdf downloadable : once the order has been confirmed, a download link will be sent to you by e-mail.