Painted Shawl closeup detail 175hi

griddlestwebsmallA textured lightweight V-neck for between-seasons wear; the yarn is wonderfully soft and comfortable.  Pattern Price:  $8.00

You'll need

Yarn:   Eight to eleven 50-gram balls (187 yards each) Taj Mahal, Le Fibre Nobili by Filatura Cervinia, 70% virgin wool, 22% silk, 8% cashmere. Eight balls makes the small size; add a ball more for each larger size.  Finished sizes are:  Chest S (37.5”), M (42”), L (46”), XL (50”)’ and length (from back of neck): S (21.5”), M (22.5”), L (24”) XL (25”)

Hook:   H-8 (5 mm) or size to obtain gauge and 7 (4.5 mm) or one size smaller than hook used to obtain gauge.

Gauge: With larger hook in pattern 17 sts = 4” (4.25 sts = 1”) 








OversizedRedwebsmallA light-as-a-feather oversized pullover with raglan shoulder, worked from the neck down.  Pattern Price:  $ 8.00

You'll need:

Yarns: Four 50-gram balls (437 yds ea) Misti Alpaca 2-ply Lace 100% baby alpaca, Color RJ-2105. Total 1,748 yds.

Hook: G-7 (4.5 mm)

Gauge: 5 shells = 4” (measured at top or wide part of shells)

The directions make a sweater that will fit sizes M through XL. To make smaller or larger sizes, stop increasing sooner or continue increasing until it is as large as you would like. It can also be made longer, if you don’t want a cropped look. If you are making a 2-4XL, you will need five balls of yarn.