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Star Anise Pattern

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Star Anise by Emma Wright is a luxurious, stranded colour-work sweater knit in five shades of Acadia. The pattern for this drop shoulder design offers options for either a wide OR tapered sleeve, and a crew or high neck.ย  This is a project for knitters after something extra special for spring! Star Anise is the seventh 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 ...

Star Anise by Emma Wright is a luxurious, stranded colour-work sweater knit in five shades of Acadia. The pattern for this drop shoulder design offers options for either a wide OR tapered sleeve, and a crew or high neck.ย  This is a project for knitters after something extra special for spring!

Star Anise is the seventh 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: Emma Wright
Design Inspiration: Exploring Colour with Star Anise
Collection:ย The Almanac Seriesย 
More from Emma Wright: Arela cardigan, Brenna cowl, Kari pullover and Moyna vest

This pattern is also available as a kit, that includes the PDF pattern, 12-22 hanks of The Fibre Co. Acadia (depending on your size)ย and a free project bag.

YARN:
The Fibre Co. Acadia (60% wool, 20% alpaca, 20% silk, 133 m (145 yd) per 50 g hank) in Sand (A) – 8 [8: 9: 10: 11: 11: 12: 12: 13] hanks, Butterfly Bush (B) – 1 [2: 2: 2: 2: 2: 2: 3: 3] hanks, Yellow Birch (C) – 1 [1: 1: 1: 1: 1: 1: 2: 2] hanks, Cormorant (D) – 1 [1: 1: 2: 2: 2: 2: 2: 2] hanks, and Thistle (E) – 1 [1: 1: 2: 2: 2: 2: 2: 2] hanks

CONSTRUCTION NOTES:
This boxy sweater is knitted bottom up seamlessly in the round to the underarm where the work is then divided to work the front and back sections flat. The sleeves are also knitted bottom up seamlessly in the round to the underarm to then be attached to the divided section (armholes) of the garment body. The ribbed neckline is picked up last.

SKILL LEVEL:
Advanced beginner.

SIZES AND MEASUREMENTS:
1 [2: 3: 4: 5: 6: 7: 8: 9]

The given sizes are called 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 measurements
Garment chest circumference (at underarm): 96.5 [108: 121: 133: 145: 157: 169: 181: 193] cm (38 [42.5: 47.5: 52: 57: 62: 66.5: 71: 76] in)
Length (from neck edge): 58 [59: 60: 63: 64: 65: 68: 69: 70] cm (23 [23.25: 23.75: 25: 25.25: 25.75: 27: 27.25: 27.75] in)
Body Length (from hem to underarm): 39 [39: 39: 40: 40: 40: 41: 41: 41] cm (15.25 [15.25: 15.25: 15.75: 15.75: 15.75: 16.25: 16.25: 16.25] in)
Sleeve Circumference (at underarm): 36 [37.5: 40: 44: 46: 48.5: 52: 54.5: 56] cm (14.5 [15: 16: 17.5: 18.5: 19.25: 20.75: 21.75: 22.25] in)

Photographs show the garment knit in Size 2 on a model with a chest circumference of 81-86 cm (32-34 in).

RECOMMENDED EASE:
Designed with 15-36 cm (6-14.25 in) of positive ease at chest circumference.

TENSION/GAUGE:
26.5 sts and 30 rows to 10 cm (4 in) measured over stocking st after blocking using 4mm (US 6) needles.

NEEDLES AND NOTIONS REQUIRED:ย 

  • 4mm (US 6) circular needle (or size to obtain gauge) in length smaller than finished chest circumference
  • 4mm (US 6) circular needle or double-pointed needles for working a small circumference in the round (or size to obtain gauge)
  • 4.5mm (US 7) circular needle in length smaller than finished che st circumference
  • 4.5mm (US 7) circular needle or double-pointed needles for working a small circumference in the round
  • 3.75mm (US 5) circular needle in length smaller than finished chest circumference
  • 3.75mm (US 5) circular needle or double-pointed needles forย working a small circumference in the round
  • 3.75mm (US 5) 40 cm (16 in) circular needle

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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