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Breton Kit

£132.00£216.00

About Breton

The perfect stripe sweater and a classic for any wardrobe. Worked from the bottom up in the round to the armhole and then worked flat. The set-in sleeves are worked in the round and then seamed for stability. This sweater is an ideal opportunity to learn the jogless stripe method creating beautifully seamless stripes when working in the round.

Kit contents:

  • PDF of Breton knitting pattern by Sarah Hatton
  • 5 [5: 6: 6: 8: 8] hanks of Col ...

About Breton

The perfect stripe sweater and a classic for any wardrobe. Worked from the bottom up in the round to the armhole and then worked flat. The set-in sleeves are worked in the round and then seamed for stability.
This sweater is an ideal opportunity to learn the jogless stripe method creating beautifully seamless stripes when working in the round.

Kit contents:

  • PDF of Breton knitting pattern by Sarah Hatton
  • 5 [5: 6: 6: 8: 8] hanks of Col A, 3 [3: 4: 4: 5: 5] hanks of Col B and 3 [3: 4: 4: 5: 5] hanks of Col C of The Fibre Co. Luma (50% Merino wool, 25% cotton, 15% linen, 10% silk, 125m (137 yd) per 50 g hank)
  • Free Project Bag from The Fibre Co.

Colour:

The photos show the garment in the shades Grigio, Breton, and Willow. Choose any of the shades of Luma as shown above.

Size:

To fit a chest circumference of: 76-81 [86-91: 97-102: 107-112: 117-122: 127-132] cm (30-32 [34-36: 38-40: 42-44: 46-48: 50-52] in)

Finished measurements
Garment chest circumference (at underarm): 85.5 [95.5: 105.5: 115.5: 125.5: 135.5] cm (34.25 [38.25: 42.25: 46.25: 50.25: 54.25] in)

Recommended ease:
Designed with 5 cm (2 in) of positive ease at chest circumference. The sample is shown in the second size.

You will also need:

  • 1 pair 3.25mm (US 3) needles (or size to obtain gauge)
  • 1 pair 4mm (US 6) needles (or size to obtain gauge)
  • 3.25mm (US 3) circular needle (or size to obtain gauge)
  • 4mm (US 6) circular needle (or size to obtain gauge)
  • Stitch markers, stitch holders or waste yarn, darning needle

Notes:

You can also purchase items in this kit separately: Breton knitting pattern, Cumbria yarnย andย Project Bagย from The Fibre Co.

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