Product description

Wrap up in subtle colorwork reminiscent of fine needlepoint. This jacquard long cardigan in five shades of Loft features chevrons worked with purl stitches to interlock the colors and create intriguing texture. Tapestry is worked in the round with steeks, which are fully enclosed by the knit-on edging during finishing. The wrap-front torso is worked without shaping and is designed for lots of ease. Set-in half sleeves keep the proportions balanced. Belt your cardigan closed or let the fronts hang open as you prefer.

Designer: Véronik Avery

Collection: Winter 2015

 

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Tapestry

Colorwork Sweater Coat

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  • Product description

    Wrap up in subtle colorwork reminiscent of fine needlepoint. This jacquard long cardigan in five shades of Loft features chevrons worked with purl stitches to interlock the colors and create intriguing texture. Tapestry is worked in the round with steeks, which are fully enclosed by the knit-on edging during finishing. The wrap-front torso is worked without shaping and is designed for lots of ease. Set-in half sleeves keep the proportions balanced. Belt your cardigan closed or let the fronts hang open as you prefer.

    Designer: Véronik Avery

    Collection: Winter 2015

     

  • Pattern materials

    YARDAGE

    Fingering weight wool yarn in the following approximate amounts:

    • 1825 (2100, 2435, 2755, 3060, 3425) yards Color 1 (C1)
    • 210 (245, 290, 330, 370, 415) yards each of Color 2 (C2) and Color 3 (C3)
    • 295 (345, 405, 465, 520, 585) yards Color 4 (C4)
    • 115 (135, 160, 180, 205, 230) yards Color 5 (C5)


    YARN

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

    • 7 (8, 9, 11, 12, 13) skeins C1
    • 1 (1, 2, 2, 2, 2) skein(s) each C2 and C3
    • 2 (2, 2, 2, 2, 3) skeins C4
    • 1 skein C5
    • Photographed in colors Cast Iron (C1), Artifact (C2), Sap (C3), Woodsmoke(C4), and Fauna (C5)


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

    GAUGE

    • 25 stitches & 30½ rounds = 4″ in charted pattern with Size A needle(s), after blocking


    NEEDLES

    Size A (for Main Fabric)

    • One 32″ circular needle and one set of double-pointed needles (DPNs)* in size needed to obtain gauge listed
    • Suggested Size: 4 mm (US 6)


    Size B (for Edging and Sleeve Facing)

    • One each 32″ and 40″ circular needles and one set of DPNs*, two sizes smaller than Size A
    • Suggested Size: 3½ mm (US 4)


    *32″ circular needle can be used instead of DPNs if using the Magic Loop method for working small circumferences in the round (i.e., Sleeves)


    FINISHED DIMENSIONS

    • 38½ (44, 49, 54, 59, 64½)” circumference at bust (with fronts overlapping)
    • Intended Ease: + 8–12″
    • Sample shown is size 44″ with + 11″ ease on model


  • Techniques

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

    • Speed-Swatching for Circular Knitting
    • Color Dominance
    • Steeking
    • Backward Loop Cast On
    • Sloped Bind Off


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