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Chamomile Pattern

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Chamomile by Vanessa Pellisa is a top-down stripy drop-shoulder pullover with neck gussets and the choice between two neckband options, folded or rolled. The pattern is written for both a long and short sleeve version making it both the perfect summer tee and a sweater for cool evenings. It is inspired by classic French Breton Mariniรจre tops, Provence markets and lazy evenings at the beach. Chamomile is the ninth pattern from The Almanac Series, a seasonal guide to knitting with The ...

Chamomile by Vanessa Pellisa is a top-down stripy drop-shoulder pullover with neck gussets and the choice between two neckband options, folded or rolled. The pattern is written for both a long and short sleeve version making it both the perfect summer tee and a sweater for cool evenings. It is inspired by classic French Breton Mariniรจre tops, Provence markets and lazy evenings at the beach.

Chamomile is the ninth pattern from The Almanac Series, a seasonal guide to knitting with The Fibre Co. yarns. This collection will feature a new design every month, each in a different yarn according to the qualities of the yarn to match the season.

Designer: Vanessa Pellisa
Design Inspiration: Vanessa Pellisaโ€™s Knitting Journey
Collection: The Almanac Seriesย 

This pattern is also available as a kit, that includes the PDF pattern, 5-8 hanks of The Fibre Co. Amble (depending on your size) and a free project bag.

YARN:

The Fibre Co. Amble (70% Easy-wash Merino wool, 20% Easywash alpaca, 10% recycled nylon, 325 m (355 yd) per 100 g hank)

Photos show:
Long sleeve version in Chalk Cliffs (MC) – 3 [3: 4: 4: 4: 4: 5: 5: 6] hanks, Catbells (CC1) – 1 hank, and Blackbeck (CC2) – 1 hank

Short sleeve version in Exodus (MC) – 3 [3: 3: 4: 4: 4: 5: 5: 6] hanks, Wide Blue Yonder (CC1) – 1 hank, and White Heather (CC2) – 1 hank

CONSTRUCTION NOTES:
This boxy sweater is knitted top-down following a simple stripe pattern. First, the back and front are worked flat to the underarm. Then, both sections are joined together and the sweater is worked top-down seamlessly in the rnd to the end. Short row shaping is incorporated at the shoulders for an improved fit. Then, stitches are picked up at the front and back shoulders, and a gusset and saddle seam are worked at the shoulders. Lastly, stitches are picked up around the armhole for the sleeves and these are worked seamlessly in the rnd to the end.

SKILL LEVEL:
Advanced beginner.

SIZES AND MEASUREMENTS:
1 [2: 3: 4: 5: 6: 7: 8: 9]
The given sizes are called Sizes 1-9 and are recommended to fit a chest circumference of: 76-81 [86-91: 97-102: 107-112: 117-122: 127-132: 137-142: 147-152: 157-162] cm (30-32 [34-36: 38-40: 42-44: 46-48: 50-52: 54-56: 58-60: 62-64] in)

Finished chest circumference (at underarm): 87 [97: 108: 120: 128: 140: 150: 160: 170] cm (34.75 [38.75: 43.25: 48: 51.2: 56: 60: 64: 68) in)

Photographs show the garments knit in Size 3 in the folded neckband option. The long sleeve version is shown on a model with a chest circumference of 86 cm (34 in), and the short sleeve version is shown on a model of 81 cm (32 in).

RECOMMENDED EASE:
Designed with 6-13 cm (2.5-5 in) of positive ease at chest circumference.

TENSION/GAUGE:
25 sts and 35 rows/rnds to 10 cm (4 in) measured over st st after blocking using 3.5mm (US 4) needles.

NEEDLES AND NOTIONS REQUIRED:ย 

  • 3.5mm (US 4) 60 cm (24 in) or (length comfortable for working body circumference sts) circular needle (or size to obtain gauge)
  • 3.5mm (US 4) circular needle or double-pointed needles for working a small circumference in the round
  • 3mm (US 2.5) 60 cm (24 in) or (length comfortable for working body circumference sts) circular needle
  • 3mm (US 2.5) circular needle or double-pointed needles for working a small circumference in the round
  • Stitch markers
  • Stitch holders or waste yarn
  • Darning needle

TECHNIQUES USED:

  • Backwards Loop Cast-On Method
  • Short Rows – Wrap and Turn Method
  • Long Tail Cast-on
  • Provisional Cast-on

ERRATA:
The most current version of this pattern is V4. Please note you will be purchasing the latest pattern version. Pattern updates are sent to all customers who have purchased a pattern either through email or a Ravelry message.

If you find you are working with an older version please go to our errata page for details of corrections and updates made. You can find the version you are working from by checking the pattern page footers.

LANGUAGES AVAILABLE:
English.

PATTERN FORMAT:
This knitting pattern comes as a PDF file, which will be downloadable via a link that will be emailed to you after purchase.

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