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Rising Star Sweater Pattern

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Rising Star Sweater is a delightful drop shoulder, wide crew-necked sweater with lots of beautiful texture. The ‘rising star’ of the pattern’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 ‘rising star’ of the pattern’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

This pattern is also available as a kit, that includes the PDF pattern, 4-9 hanks of The Fibre Co. Cirro yarn (depending on your size) and a free project bag.

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.

CONSTRUCTION NOTES:
Rising Star Sweater is worked bottom up, in the round, to the armhole, at which point front and back are separated and each worked flat separately. The shoulders are then joined and stitches picked up around the armhole for the sleeves, which are worked in the round from shoulder to cuff. All hems as well as the neckband are finished with a 2×2 rib.

SKILL LEVEL:
Intermediate.

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).

RECOMMENDED EASE:
Designed with 8–12 cm (3.25–4.75 in) body ease and 5 cm (2 in) sleeve ease.

TENSION/GAUGE:
16 sts and 24 rnds to 10 cm (4 in) measured over Starlike pattern after blocking using 4mm (US 6) needles.

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

ERRATA:
The most current version of this pattern is V1. 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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