Western Rose sweater KAL. Classes will begin January 6th, and will be held both in person and online. Here are some of the details!
December 6th: deadline for ordering yarn for your KAL sweater. That way the dyers and I can ensure that you will get your yarn in time for the kickoff on January 6th.
Sizing: 34.5(38.25,40.43.75,47.25)(51,54.5,58.25,61.75)”/87.75 (97.25,101.5,111,120)(129.5,138.5,148,156.75)cm. Circumference of sweater around bust, based on final blocked fabric. Worn with 5”/12.75cm of positive ease around bust, and a hip length
Main Color: 900(1000,1150, 1250,1350) (1500,1650,1750,1800)yds/835(915,1050, 1145,1235)(1370,1510,1600,1645)m needed.
Accent Color: About 200(200,250,250,300 (300,300,350,350)yds/185(185,230,230,275)(275,275, 320,320)m needed.
Gauge: 22 sts/30 rnds per 4”/10cm in stockinette, 22 sts/40 rnds per 4”/10cm in mosaic colorwork. Gauge based on final, blocked fabric.
Needles: US#6/4mm needles, or size to get gauge. Long circulars for body, short circulars for collar, and preferred method for small circumferences for sleeves. Use a larger size needle to loosen gauge on mosaic rounds if needed. Sizes 58.25-61.75”/148-156.75cm only: Short circulars in one size smaller than gauge for your neckline/collar.
Suggested yarns: I used Merino DK from 29 Bridges Studio in the color Shiloh as the main color for my sweater, and Colormix DK by Yarnhero Fiber Arts in the color Linen Closet for my accent color. Alternative yarns to use could be: Simplicity by Hikoo for the main color plus Colorburst by Universal Yarn for the accent color.