ObLaDi

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Language:
English
Brand:
Independent Designer
Designer:
Mary Annarella
Craft:
Knitting
Yarn Weight:
Fingering
Format:
Downloadable PDF
Skill Level:
Intermediate
Featured Yarn:
Madelinetosh Tosh Merino Light,
Madelinetosh Tosh Merino Light - Nightbloom
Pages:
17

Description

Worked seamlessly from the shoulders-down, the pullover's set-in sleeves are created simultaneously with the upper bodice in a technique originally described by Barbara Walker (no seaming!). Stripes in 3 colors keep the knitting fun, though it also looks smashing in a solid color.

Shaping for this fitted pullover is accomplished at the sides to avoid any bending of the stripes at the front or back of the garment. The pattern includes a section on customizing the fit to your own preferences as well as a how-to (in a separate pdf) for adding horizontal bust darts for additional tailoring. Special consideration must be given to creating HBDs on a striped sweater to avoid interrupting the stripe pattern with short rows.
The technique is a fiddly at first, but a photo tutorial is included with the pattern to help you along.

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