Valley Yarns’ Ashfield is the perfect combination of bamboo and wool for warmer weather projects. The drape of bamboo and the loftiness of wool combine in this pretty pullover worked with simple lace. Dolman sleeves are cast on and worked at the same time with complimenting lace patterning while seaming gives this garment structure and form.
Skill Level: Intermediate Sizes: S (M, L, 1X, 2X) (3X, 4X, 5X, 6X). Shown in size S.
Finished Measurements: Bust: 36¾ (40¼, 43¼, 48¾, 52¼) (56¼, 59¾, 64¾, 68¼)". Fits with 2-4" positive ease.
Yarn Requirements: 9 (9, 10, 11, 12) (14, 15, 16, 17) hanks Valley Yarns Ashfield (67% Merino Wool, 33% Bamboo, 50 g/117 yds). Color: 11 Dusty Rose.
Needles: US size 6 (4.0 mm) 16" and 32" circ needles, and double pointed needles, or size needed to get gauge.
Other Materials: Stitch markers, tapestry needle.
19½ sts and 26 rows = 4" in stockinette stitch, blocked.
17½ sts and 25 rows = 4" in Center Lace Pattern, blocked.
18½ sts and 26 rows = 4" in Sleeve Lace Pattern, blocked
Notes: The sweater is worked in two pcs from the bottom up. Stitches for the sleeves are cast on and worked together with the body, with stitches bound off in sections for the upper sleeve to create shaping from the wrist to shoulder. For best results, we recommend blocking the two pcs before sewing the seams and finishing the neckline and cuffs.