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Bouquet Sweater Kit

£74.00£167.00

This stunning drop shoulder sweater features a beautiful bouquet lace pattern knitted all over the body, stockinette stitch on the sleeves, and a split hem with a longer back piece. Inspired by blooming flower beds in designer Maria Magnussonโ€™s garden, this sweater is full of gorgeous detail and organic shapes. It has a neat ribbed column of stitches up the sides, from the hem to the underarm, and the sleeve cuffs are shaped for a better fit. Knitted in our lovely ...

This stunning drop shoulder sweater features a beautiful bouquet lace pattern knitted all over the body, stockinette stitch on the sleeves, and a split hem with a longer back piece. Inspired by blooming flower beds in designer Maria Magnussonโ€™s garden, this sweater is full of gorgeous detail and organic shapes. It has a neat ribbed column of stitches up the sides, from the hem to the underarm, and the sleeve cuffs are shaped for a better fit.

Knitted in our lovely Cumbria yarn this sweater is made from a lustrous blend of Masham wool, Merino and mohair. The crisp stitch definition of this yarn and its soft touch make this a luxury garment that can be worn every day.

Designer: Maria Magnusson
Published in: Making Stories Issue 9 โ€“ In Bloom

Kit contains:

  • 4-9 hanks of The Fibre Co. Cumbria yarn (depending on your size)
  • Free Project Bag from The Fibre Co.

Note: The pattern is not included in this kit. You can purchase a copy of Making Stories Issue 9 here.

Yarn:

The Fibre Co. Cumbria (60% Merino wool, 30% Masham wool, 10% mohair, 216 m (236 yd) per 100 g hank) in shade Buttermere โ€“ 4 (5: 5: 6: 6) [6: 7: 8: 8: 9] hanks.

Colours:

The photographs show the sweater in the shade Buttermere. Choose from any shades of Cumbria as shown above.

Sizes and measurements:

1 (2, 3, 4, 5) [6, 7, 8, 9, 10]
Finished chest circumference: 82.25 (93.25, 104.25, 110, 115.5) [126.5, 132, 137.5, 149, 160] cm / 32.5 (36.75, 41, 43.5, 45.5) [50, 52, 54.25, 58.5, 63]โ€ โ€“ recommended to be worn with 4-10 cm (1.5-4 in) of positive ease at the chest.
Finished front length (from underarm to hem): 28 (29, 29, 30, 30) [31, 31, 33, 33, 33] cm / 11 (11.5, 11.5, 11.75, 11.75) [12.25, 12.25, 13, 13, 13]โ€
Finished back length (from underarm to hem): 34 (35, 35, 36, 36) [37, 37, 39, 39, 39] cm / 13.5 (13.75, 13.75, 14.25, 14.25) [14.5, 14.5, 15.5, 15.5, 15.5]โ€

Photographs show the model wearing size 3 with 9.25 cm (3.75 in) of positive ease.

Needles and notions:

  • 4mm (US 6) circular needle with a cable length of at least 80-120 cm (32-48 in) (or needle size to obtain gauge)
  • 4mm (US 6) double-pointed needles (or needle size to obtain gauge)
  • Cable needle
  • 4mm (US G-6) crochet hook
  • Darning needle
  • Removable stitch markers (optional)
  • Scrap yarn
  • Stitch markers
  • Tape measure

Note: To work this pattern using the magic loop technique, use a circular needle with a cable length of at least at least 80 cm (32 in) instead of double-pointed needles.

Techniques used:

  • Lace pattern
  • Stockinette stitch

Notes:

This is an Intermediate pattern which is not included in this kit.

You can also purchase items in this kit separately: Making Stories Issue 6, Cumbria yarn and Project Bag from The Fibre Co.

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