Menlo Sweater

90.00 NOK

The Menlo sweater is a cropped, slightly fitted sweater featuring allover cables in a staggered diamond and rope cable motif. It is inspired by the ivy cascading down the walls of the Menlo Castle ruins in County Galway, Ireland.

Fits bust sizes 71 - 143 cm (27 - 56 in)

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Pattern Details

The body of the sweater is knit in the round from the bottom up and separated at the armholes for the front and the back. Sleeves are picked up from the sweater and knit in the round from the top down with German short-row shaping at the sleeve caps to provide a better fit.

Note that the diagrams are charted only.

Sizes:
1 (2) 3 (4) 5 (6) 7 (8) 9 (10)

Bust circumference: 75 (83) 90 (98) 105 (113) 120 (128) 135 (143) cm / 29.5 (32.7) 35.4 (38.6) 41.3 (44.5) 47.2 (50.4) 53.1 (56.3) inches including the intended 0 - 5 cm / 0 - 2 inches of positive ease at the bust.

Body length: 43 (44) 44 (44) 45 (47) 48 (50) 52 (55) cm / 16.9 (17.3) 17.3 (17.3) 17.7 (18.5) 18.9 (19.7) 20.5 (21.7) inches, easily adjustable.

Sleeve length: 49 (49) 49 (50) 50 (50) 50 (50) 50 (50) cm / 19.3 (19.3) 19.3 (19.7) 19.7 (19.7) 19.7 (19.7) 19.7 (19.7) inches, easily adjustable.

Gauge:
22 st x 30 rows in stockinette = 10 x 10 cm on 4mm needles, blocked 1 repeat of Chart B (22 st x 24 rows) = 7.5 x 7 cm on 4 mm needles, blocked

Yarn:
Single strand of DK-weight yarn (e.g. Rowan Felted Tweed, Drops Lima):
1020 (1090) 1140 (1200) 1270 (1590) 1660 (1760) 1860 (2120) meters / 1116 (1200) 1250 (1320) 1390 (1740) 1820 (1930) 2040 (2320) yards.

Needles:
3.5mm circular needles for ribbing
4.0mm circular needles for body
3.5mm DPNs for sleeve cuffs (unless using magic loop)
4.0mm DPNs for sleeves (unless using magic loop)

Materials:
Stitch markers
Tapestry needle
Cable needle
Measuring tape
(suggested) stitch counter