Tuesday, December 07, 2010
I know, I know!
So long without posting! But it has been a wonderful, wonderful year for me! Full of work and new projects.
I am taking some time to post today because I wanted to share my new pattern, Pole!
It is the first time I publish a pattern for sale on Ravelry and it is already a huge success!!!!
Price is USD 6.00
and it is available through PayPal!
This sweater is designed so that it will fit and suit your body even if the measurements are not “exact”. The only thing you need to pay attention to is to your shoulder span and the sleeve circumference. The rest of the sweater is just a circle and will adapt to your body shape, no matter if you have big or small hips, broad shoulders, or even if you are pregnant and showing a big belly!
To fit chest:
30/32 (34/36-38/40-42/44-46/48-50/52-54/56-58/60) inches
75/80 (85/90-95/100-105/110-115/120-125/130-135/140-145/150) cm
Shown in size 34/36 with no ease.
Malabrigo Yarn Merino Worsted (210 yds /100g) -5 (5, 6, 6, 7, 7, 7) skeins
Gauge (in Stockinette Stitch)
14.5 stitches and 24 rows to 4 inches on 5.5mm needles
12 stitches and 20 rows to 4 inches on 6mm needles after blocking
16 stitches and 26 rows to 4 inches on 5mm needles in the round
Note on Yarn Choice:
You REALLY need to use a yarn that can be blocked to make this cardigan. The circular piece of the body is built using short rows to form wedges that won’t look good unless you really block them out. So I strongly recommend you use a yarn that hasn’t got any acrylic in its content!