Abelia

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Beautiful V-neck sweater, combining delicate texture with hand dyed yarn. Chain-like raglan increases and faux seams add a special touch. The upper body is worked back and forth, the rest of the body and sleeves are worked in the round.

SIZES: XS (S, M, L, XL, XXL)
Bust circumference of the finished sweater:
30 1⁄4 (34 1⁄4, 38 1⁄4, 42, 45 1⁄2, 49 1⁄4)” / 76 (86, 95.5, 105.5, 113.5, 123) cm;
to fit bust 28 (32, 36, 40, 44, 48)” / 70 (80, 90, 100, 110, 120) cm.
The sweater is designed to be worn with 1 1⁄2 – 2 1⁄4”/ 4-6 cm of positive ease. Shown in size S.

YARN
Fingering weight yarn, approximately
• 811 (916, 1022, 1132, 1244, 1400) yds / 742 (838, 936, 1036, 1138, 1281) m MC
• 268 (300, 330, 362, 393, 427) yds / 245 (275, 302, 332, 360, 390) m CC

Shown in Hedgehog Fibres Skinny Singles (400 yds / 366 m per 100 g skein, 100 % merino wool), Daydream as MC and Crystal as CC

NEEDLES
• size 4 US / 3.5 mm circular needle, 32” / 80 cm long for the raglans and body
• size 4 US / 3.5 mm double pointed needles for the sleeves or the long circular needle above if using Magic Loop technique
• two size 3 US / 3.25 mm circular needles, 16” / 40 cm long for the neck ribbing and a longer one for the body ribbing (optional, you can use the shorter one, too)
• size 3 US / 3.25 mm double pointed needles for the sleeve ribbing or a long circular needle if using Magic Loop technique

NOTIONS
• 4 regular stitch markers
• 1 removable stitch marker (recommended) • row counter
• waste yarn for holding the sleeve stitches • tapestry needle to weave in the yarn ends

GAUGE
24.5 sts and 34 rows in Stockinette stitch using larger needles = 4” / 10 cm

€ 5.40 (pdf download)