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Knit in: LINEN
Designer: Mari Chiba
Difficulty: ttttt
Price: $7.50

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Intro:
This lovely spring sweater is worked in one piece from the top down with raglan sleeves. The sweater is completely seamless so once you’re done knitting all you’ll have left to do is weave in ends, wash and block! The top features a beautiful lace pattern that is worked on every row. This classic sweater is perfect for transitional weather. The beautiful texture of Harrisville Designs Silk & Wool is highlighted in the large sections of stockinette.

Difficulty: ttttt

Notes:
This pullover is worked seamlessly from the top down in the round in one piece to the underarms. Sleeves and body are then divided. The body is worked in the round in one piece to the hem. Sleeve stitches are worked in the round to the cuffs.

Finished Measurements:
Finished Bust: 34 (38 , 42, 46, 50, 54)",
shown in 34" on 32½" bust with 1½" of positive ease

Yarn:
Harrisville Designs Silk & Wool (DK Weight)
50% Silk, 50% Pure Virgin Wool
175 yd per 1.75oz skein
Shown in LINEN #209
5 (6, 7, 7, 8, 9) skeins

Notions:
4 Locking stitch markers
Tapestry needle
Stitch Holders or waste yarn

Needles:
US 4 [3.5 mm] 32” (81 cm) circular and double pointed knitting needles or size needed to obtain gauge
US 2 [2.75 mm] 32" (81 cm) circular and double pointed knitting needles or two sizes smaller than needle used to obtain gauge.

Gauge:
20 sts and 32 rnds = 4" square in St st on US 4 needles, blocked.

Mari Chiba learned to knit while serving in Armenia as a Peace Corps Volunteer. She began designing while teaching English in China. She now designs from the desk in her dining room in Raleigh, NC. Her obsession for detail and need to create have made her a passionate knitwear designer. She focuses on classic silhouettes with customized fitting and elegant details. Her patterns have been published in Knitscene, Interweave Knits, The Unofficial Harry Potter Knits, and Twist Collective magazines. You can find more of Mari’s work at her website: www.mariknits.com and on Ravelry as MariChiba.


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