Product description

This showstopping multidirectional puzzle in Loft is quintessential Norah Gaughan. Inspired by a quiet photograph of a wire fence in the Metropolitan collection, Chainlink features kite-shaped panels worked from the bottom up in ribbing and delicate cable mesh. An unusual butterfly hem creates a flattering shape over the hips. Knit in pieces and seamed, Chainlink will call on all your skills and reward you with an unforgettable garment.

Designer: Norah Gaughan

Collection: Winter 2015

 

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Chainlink

Architectural Cabled Tunic

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  • Product description

    This showstopping multidirectional puzzle in Loft is quintessential Norah Gaughan. Inspired by a quiet photograph of a wire fence in the Metropolitan collection, Chainlink features kite-shaped panels worked from the bottom up in ribbing and delicate cable mesh. An unusual butterfly hem creates a flattering shape over the hips. Knit in pieces and seamed, Chainlink will call on all your skills and reward you with an unforgettable garment.

    Designer: Norah Gaughan

    Collection: Winter 2015

     

  • Pattern materials

    YARDAGE

    • 1745 (1895, 2055, 2315, 2490, 2655) yards of fingering weight wool yarn


    YARN

    • 7 (7, 8, 9, 10, 10) skeins Brooklyn Tweed Loft (100% American Targhee-Columbia wool; 275 yards/50g)
    • Photographed in color Hayloft


    Please note: the stitch patterns in this garment are charted only.
  • Pattern specs

    GAUGE

    • 29 stitches & 36 rows = 4″ in Chain-link Pattern (Charts B and C, and Swatch Chart) with Size A needle, after blocking
    • 26 stitches & 34 rows = 4″ in 3×3 Ribbing with Size A needle, after blocking 24 stitches & 34 rows = 4″ in stockinette stitch with Size A needle, after blocking
    • 27 stitches & 48 rows = 4″ in Garter Ribbing (Charts E and F) with Size B needle, after blocking
    • For sleeves: 21 stitches & 32 rows = 4″ in stockinette stitch with Size C needle, after blocking


    NEEDLES

    Size A (for Main Fabric)

    • One 32″ circular needle in size needed to obtain gauges listed
    • Suggested Size: 3½ mm (US 4)


    Size B (for Ribbing)

    • One each 16″ and 32″ circular needles, two sizes smaller than Size A
    • Suggested Size: 2¾ mm (US 2)


    Size C (for Sleeves)

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


    FINISHED DIMENSIONS

    • 37½ (41½, 45½, 49, 53, 57)” circumference at bust
    • Intended Ease: + 6–8″
    • Sample shown is size 41½” with + 8½” ease on model


  • Techniques

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

    • Cabled Cast On
    • Sloped Bind Off


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