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Sivu

Design Linda Skuja
Yarn Martin's Lab

The magic of front and back post stitches comes alive in Sivu, with Linda’s signature eye for three-dimensional stitches. The post stitch motif is worked in the round from the bottom up before splitting for the sleeves which are worked flat.

Measurements

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

Bust circumference: 81 (90, 99, 108, 117)(126, 135, 144, 153, 162)cm / 32 (35.5, 39, 42.5, 46)(49.5, 53, 56.5, 60.25, 63.75)”

Designed with 2.5-5cm / 1-2” of positive ease for sizes 1-4, no ease for sizes 5-6, and 2.5-5cm / 1-2” negative ease for sizes 7-10. Varying ease is a result of the large pattern repeat.

Yarn

Martin's Lab Tibetan Singles (65% merino, 20% silk, 15% yak; 480m / 525yd per 120g)

Martin's Lab Silky Mohair (72% mohair, 28% silk; 420m / 459yd per 50g)

Sweater is made with a strand of each yarn held together throughout.

Sample is made in colourways Stormy (MC) and Lightwood (CC).

MC: 560 (640, 720, 935, 1015)(1095, 1175, 1465, 1545, 1655)m / 610 (700, 790, 1025, 1110)(1200, 1285, 1600, 1690, 1810)yd
CC: 575 (615, 655, 705, 745)(800, 880, 920, 960, 1065)m / 630 (675, 715, 770, 815)(875, 960, 1005, 1050, 1165)yd

Amounts indicated are for both yarns held together. E.g. for size 1, you will need 560m / 610yd of Tibetan Singles and the same amount of Silky Mohair in MC.

Hook & notions

4mm (US G/6)
5mm (US H/8)
5.5mm (US I/9)
3 stitch markers

Tension

15 htr x 13 rows = 10cm x 10cm / 4” x 4” using 5mm hook, after blocking

 

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