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GABRIELLA


Gabriella was meant to turn heads with her snug, cropped shape and sweet little lace pattern!

Lace can easily turn a thicker yarn into a spring or summer garment. This sweater knits up quickly, thanks to the yarn weight, as well as the cropped length and fitted shape.

The wool blend sample, on the left, is knit in Cascade Yarns Eco Cloud, a light and luscious merino and kid mohair cabled yarn. The cotton blend sample, on the right, is knit in Cascade Yarns Cotton Rich.
Sizes: P / S / M / L / XL

FINISHED DIMENSIONS:
Chest Circ (unstretched): 29 / 30.75 / 32.5 / 34.5 / 36.25"
Chest Circ (stretched): 35 / 37 / 39.25 /41.5 / 43.5"
Length: 14.75 / 14.75 / 15.75 / 15.75 / 17.25"
Sleeve Length: 11.25 / 11.25 / 11.5 / 12.25 / 12.5"
Stretched dimensions are approximate.

Yarn: Wool-Blend sample - Cascade Yarns Eco Cloud, 70% undyed Merino wool, 30% undyed baby alpaca, 164 yd / 100 gr hank: 3 / 4 / 4 / 4 / 5 hanks color #1809 Dove Grey

Yarn: Cotton-Blend sample - Cascade Yarns Cotton Rich, 64% cotton / 36% nylon, 80 yd / 50 gr hank: 7 / 8 / 9 / 9 / 10 hanks color #6122 Orchid

Other Materials:
  • 16" and 29" US size 9 (5.5 mm) / 8 (5 mm) ckns (See Notes.)
  • US size 9 (5.5 mm) / 8 (5 mm) dpns
  • 2, 1" buttons (Pewter buttons on wool sample, Dritz Belle Buttons #BB741 on cotton sample. I found the Dritz buttons at my local Joann's.)
  • Size F (4 mm) crochet hook
  • Tapestry ndl, stitch markers, sewing ndl, thread, safety pins or waste yarn

  • Gauge:19 sts and 24 rows = 4" (10 cm) in St st with size 9 ndls and wool or size 8 ndls and cotton, 18 sts and 26 rows = 4" in Lace Patt, unstretched, or size needed to give gauge. To save time, take time to check gauge.

    Substitute Yarn Wt: Heavy Worsted

    Skill Level: Intermediate

    Notes:
    1) As always, read through all instructions, before beginning.
    2) The cotton sweater uses one size smaller ndls, to achieve gauge, due to cotton's lack of resiliency.
    3) As a sizing guideline, I prefer the size M (32.5" unstretched) for my 37" chest, though the size S does also stretch to fit. For a less tight sweater, make a larger size. The dress form used to model the P, S and M size samples has a 35.5" chest and 15" shoulder to waist measurement.

    Ravelry PDF Download: $6.00



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