Styled in Erika Knight's Gossypium DK weight cotton, Loch is a classic looking garment with long raglan-style sleeves, a round neck, cropped sweater knitted in 2 row rib stitch in a 2 colour 12 row repeating stripe pattern with integral shaping at armholes, sleeve tops and neck. Model shown in colour A: Pitch and colour B: Milk.
Suitable for a skill level which can work different methods of decreases (as explained in the pattern) and change colours. Knitted flat in separate pieces, with shoulder, neck and armhole shaping and using a needle to sew seams at the sleeves and the side seams.
Timeless stripes for your lifestyle and cropped for a contemporary look.
Approximate completed garment measurements:
Small: finished chest 96cm / finished length 52cm
Medium: finished chest 106cm / finished length 53cm
Large: finished chest 116cm / finished length 58cm
Approx. quantity of 2 colours of yarn (A & B) required per size:
Small - 4 balls of Colour A and 4 balls of Colour B
Med - 5 balls of Colour A and 5 balls of Colour B
Large - 6 balls of Colour A and 6 balls of Colour B
Gauge: 22 stitches and 40 rows measured over a 10cm swatch of Ribbed pattern with 3.75mm needles. It is always worthwhile swatching to get the fit you want in this garment.
Recommended Needles & Notions:
3.25mm and 3.75mm needles
Tapestry needle for sewing up and finishing.
Erika Knight Gossypium Cotton yarns for this pattern can be found here.
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