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

    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)


    FINISHED DIMENSIONS

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


  • 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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