Product description

A sweater of a different stripe, Yishu features graphic suspender columns and exposed seams that emphasize an unusual construction and project casual artistry. The fronts are worked side to side with short-row shaping and extend over the shoulders; the back and wide cropped sleeves are worked flat. Choose your favorite contrasting shades of Loft and wear your Yishu with 7-10” of ease. 

Designer: Michele Wang

Collection: Winter 2015

 

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Yishu

Striped Architectural Top

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  • Product description

    A sweater of a different stripe, Yishu features graphic suspender columns and exposed seams that emphasize an unusual construction and project casual artistry. The fronts are worked side to side with short-row shaping and extend over the shoulders; the back and wide cropped sleeves are worked flat. Choose your favorite contrasting shades of Loft and wear your Yishu with 7-10” of ease. 

    Designer: Michele Wang

    Collection: Winter 2015

     

  • Pattern materials

    YARDAGE

    Fingering weight wool yarn in the following approximate amounts:

    • 935 (1010, 1090, 1210, 1300, 1430) yards Color 1 (C1)
    • 550 (640, 755, 820, 950, 1025) yards Color 2 (C2)


    YARN

    Brooklyn Tweed Loft (100% American Targhee-Columbia wool; 275 yards/50g):

    • 4 (4, 4, 5, 5, 6) skeins C1 and 2 (3, 3, 3, 4, 4) skeins C2
    • Photographed in colors Cast Iron (C1) and Fossil (C2)



  • Pattern specs

    CONSTRUCTION

    • The back and sleeves are worked flat from the bottom up, in Color 1 only. The fronts are worked from side to side in Color 2, beginning at the center front edge and ending at the side seam edge. The fronts are shaped with short rows and feature a contrasting Color 1 stripe. The pieces are blocked, then sewn together. The fronts extend over the wearer’s shoulder to the back. The sleeves are sewn between marked points on the fronts and back.


    FINISHED DIMENSIONS

    • 39 (43, 47, 50¾, 54¾, 58¾)” circumference at chest
    • Sized to fit approximately 30-32 (34-36, 38-40, 42-44, 46-48, 50-52)” chest
    • Sample shown is size 43″ with + 10″ ease on model

    Need help picking a size? See our resource page on Selecting a Sweater Size 101.


    GAUGE

    • 22½ stitches & 34 rows = 4″ in stockinette stitch, after blocking


    Note: Both stitch and row gauge are important; since the fronts are worked side-to-side, the number of rows worked determines the width of the pieces


    NEEDLES

    • One 32″ circular needle in size needed to obtain gauge listed
    • Suggested Size: 3¾ mm (US 5)



  • Techniques

    Tutorials for all special techniques listed below are included in the pattern.

    • Garter Stitch Selvedge
    • Slip-Stitch Selvedge
    • Sloped Bind Off
    • Short Rows: Yarn Over Method
    • Wrap & Turn Method (stockinette stitch)


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