Knitting kit for Louisiana Sweater from PetiteKnit, Önling No 12 + Önling No 10 silk mohair
The Louisiana Sweater is worked from the top down with raglan increases on the yoke.
The ribbing at the neck edge is folded and knitted tohether to form the neckline.
The Louisiana Sweater has a short, feminine fit and the sleeves have tight fitting ribbed cuffs.
It is recommended using the Italian bind-off method on cuffs and hem for a neat, elastic edge.
PetiteKnit has made videos that demonstrate the different steps in the pattern, and can be found on PetiteKnits website here (videos in danish only).
The knitting kit contains:Önling No 12 everyday yarn wool/cotton + Önling No 10 silk mohair for the elected size and a printed pattern
The Louisiana Sweater is designed to have approx. 15 cm of positive ease.
Sizes: XS (S) M (L) (XL) 2XL (3XL)
Bust circumference: 100 (104) 110 (114) (124) 132 (138) cm
Length: 53 (54) 56 (58) (58) 60 (62) cm (incl. folded neck edge)
Sleeve length: 41 (42) 43 (43) (43) 44 (44) cm
Gauge: 10 sts x 14 rows in stockinette stitch on 9 mm [US13] needles = 10 x 10 cm after blocking
Worked with four threads throughout
Needles: Circular needles: 8 mm [US11] / 40 and 80 or 100 cm and 9mm [US13] / 40, 60 and 80 or 100 cm. Double pointed needles: 8mm [US11]
Knitted with four threads throughout.
This kit does not contain the original yarn used by PetiteKnit, but carefully selected yarn that matches the gauge:
125 (125) 150 (150) (150) 175 (175) g Önling No 10 silk mohair 70% Mohair, 30% Silk, 25 g = approx. 210 m
og 3 (3) 3 (3) (3) 4 (4) pcs Önling No 12 everyday yarn 55% wool and 45% cotton, 800 m pr. cone.
Our Önling No 12 yarn has not been pre-washed when you get the cones. You will get the best result by soaking the finished sweater in lukewarm water for approx. 2 hours and subsequently washing it gently using wool wash, either by hand or in your washing machine using its wool program. Dry it by laying it flat on a dry towel.
The price of the yarn kit is calculated based on the amount of yarn included, which is the amount we have used to knit the design according to the above measurements. Should you need more yarn, additional yarn can be purchased at regular prices bt placing an order and stating the LOT number in the comment box at checkout. All designs have been thoroughly calculated and tested.
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