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Rising Star Sweater Kit

£59.00£123.00

Rising Star Sweater is a delightful drop shoulder, wide crew-necked sweater with lots of beautiful texture. The โ€˜rising starโ€™ of the patternโ€™s name is revealed in the single lacy motif panel that runs up the front of the sweater. Knit in Cirro, this sweater is incredibly light and so soft, you will have to feel it to believe it! With three to five inches of positive ease, Rising Star might just be the cosiest sweater you ever make. Designer: Elena Dimchevska ...

Rising Star Sweater is a delightful drop shoulder, wide crew-necked sweater with lots of beautiful texture. The โ€˜rising starโ€™ of the patternโ€™s name is revealed in the single lacy motif panel that runs up the front of the sweater. Knit in Cirro, this sweater is incredibly light and so soft, you will have to feel it to believe it! With three to five inches of positive ease, Rising Star might just be the cosiest sweater you ever make.

Designer: Elena Dimchevska
Design inspiration: Knitting Inspirations with Elena Dimchevska and the Rising Star Sweater
Collection: The Almanac Series II

Kit contains:

Yarn:

The Fibre Co. Cirro (40% Suri alpaca, 40% organic cotton, 20% Merino wool, 225 m (246 yd) per 50g hank) in Ghost Dunes – 4 [5: 5: 6: 6: 7: 7: 8: 9] hanks.

Colours:

The photographs show the sweater in the shade Ghost Dunes. Choose from any shades of Cirro as shown above.

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): 89 [96.5: 106.5: 119: 126.5: 136.5: 146.5: 156.5: 166.5] cm (35. 5 [38.5: 42.5: 47.5: 50.5: 54.5: 58.5: 62.5: 66.5] in)
Finished length (from shoulder to hem): 50 [52: 54: 56: 58: 60: 62: 64: 66] cm (19.75 [20.5: 21.25: 22: 22.75: 23.5: 24.5: 25.25: 26] in)

Photographs show the garment knit in Size 3 on a model with a chest circumference of 86 cm (34 in).

Needles and notions required:

  • 3.5mm (US 4) circular needle or double-pointed needles for working a small circumference in the round
  • 4mm (US 6) circular needle or double-pointed needles for working a small circumference in the round
  • 4mm (US 6) circular needle (or size to obtain gauge) in length smaller than finished chest circumference
  • Stitch markers
  • Stitch holders or waste yarn
  • Darning needle

Techniques used:

  • Long tail cast on
  • Knitting lace
  • Picking up sleeve stitches
  • Joining in the round

Notes:

This is an intermediate pattern. For more specs, please go to the Rising Star Sweater pattern page.

You can also purchase items in this kit separately: Rising Star Sweater pattern, Cirro yarn and Project Bagย from The Fibre Co.

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