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Langstrath Sweater Kit

£141.00£218.00

About Langstrath Sweater

The Langstrath Sweater was designed by Amanda Jones and has a classic yoke with pretty bands of colourwork. This relaxed-fit sweater is knitted from the top down in Lore. Short rows are used to create a flattering, comfortable fit, whilst the body features subtle waist shaping. The traditional corrugated rib with an I-Cord bind-off is the perfect finishing touch. The Langstrath Sweater is part of the Borrowdale collection, a series of 16 pieces designed for The Fibre Co....

About Langstrath Sweater

The Langstrath Sweater was designed by Amanda Jones and has a classic yoke with pretty bands of colourwork. This relaxed-fit sweater is knitted from the top down in Lore. Short rows are used to create a flattering, comfortable fit, whilst the body features subtle waist shaping. The traditional corrugated rib with an I-Cord bind-off is the perfect finishing touch.

The Langstrath Sweater is part of the Borrowdale collection, a series of 16 pieces designed for The Fibre Co.’s Lore yarn. The garments and accessories in this collection are designed for everyday adventures, be it with your favourite pair of jeans and hiking boots, or wrapped up in as you snuggle on the sofa.

About the Designer

Designer Amanda tells us she has been knitting forever. She grew up watching her mother knit sweaters for the family and she wanted to be to knit too. Amanda went to art college and did a degree in fashion and textiles, majoring in knitwear. She started designing for yarn companies and magazines way back in the 1980s and has been working as a knitwear designer ever since.

Kit contains:

Colours:

The photos show the sweater in the shades Heaven (A), Happiness (B) and Stable (C or the main colour). Choose (A) from the first set, (B) from the second set and (C or your main colour) from the third set of colour swatches above.

Sizes:

1 [2: 3: 4: 5: 6]

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
Chest circumference (at underarm):84 [91.5: 103: 112.5: 124: 131.5] cm (33.5 [36.5: 41.25: 45: 49.5: 52.5] in)
Sweater length (from top along back): 58 [59: 60.5: 61.5: 62.5: 64] cm (22.75 [23.25: 23.75: 24.25: 24.5: 25.25] in)

Recommended ease:

Designed with 2-4.5 cm (0.75-1.7 in) of positive ease at chest circumference.

You will also need:

  • 3.75mm (US 5) circular needle (or size to obtain gauge)
  • 4mm (US 6) circular needle (or size to obtain gauge)
  • 3.75mm (US 5) set of double-pointed needles (or size to obtain gauge)
  • 3.75mm (US F/5) crochet hook (or size to obtain gauge)
  • Stitch markers
  • Smooth waste yarn for cast-on
  • Darning needle

Notes:

You can also purchase items in this kit separately: Langstrath Sweater knitting pattern, Lore yarn and Project Bag from The Fibre Co.

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