ANDREA MOWRY ZIG SWEATER

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Zig is a comfy pullover worked from the bottom up with chevron colorwork, a split hem and drop shoulders. Perfect for staying cozy!

This sweater is worked from the bottom up, seamlessly except for the underarms. Starting with a split hem, the body is joined in the round and worked that way until the divide for the yoke. The remainder is worked flat, and the shoulders are finished with an exposed seam created using the 3 needle bind off.

**Pattern purchased separately and can be found on Andrea Mowry or Ravelry**

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Alpakka Ull

ALPACA WOOL contains 65% alpaca and 35% wool, and is light as wool while warm as alpaca. ALPACA WOOL is a soft and durable quality that suits both children and adults.

Running length per 50g skein = about 100 meters/109 yds.

Wool 30 degrees Celcius

No bleach

Cleanse normal

No dryer

 

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Description

DETAILS
Zig is a comfy pullover worked from the bottom up with chevron colorwork, a split hem and drop shoulders. Perfect for staying cozy!
This sweater is worked from the bottom up, seamlessly except for the underarms. Starting with a split hem, the body is joined in the round and worked that way until the divide for the yoke. The remainder is worked flat, and the shoulders are finished with an exposed seam created using the 3 needle bind off.

SIZES
1 (2, 3, 4)(5, 6, 7, 8)(9, 10, 11, 12)
#sizeinclusive

FINISHED BUST CIRCUMFERENCE
39 (41.5, 44, 46.75)(49.25, 52, 54.5, 57)(59.75, 62.25, 65, 67.5)”
99 (105.5, 112, 119)(125, 132, 138.5, 145)(152, 158, 165, 171.5) cm Intended to be worn with approx. 6-10”/15-25.5 cm positive ease. Sample shown in size 2 with approx. 9”/23 cm positive ease on a 5’5”/168 cm tall woman.

YARN REQUIREMENTS
These are just approximations. Total yarn usage will depend on the yarn you use (fiber content, ply, etc.), your personal gauge, and any modifications you may make.

Light Worsted 100% Lambswool (50 g/185 yds/170 m)

MC – 281 (300, 331, 350)(370, 400, 421, 447)(485, 512, 542, 573) g / 1037 (1110, 1224, 1295)(1367, 1480, 1559, 1654)(1794, 1895, 2003, 2120) yds / 948 (1015, 1119, 1185)(1250, 1354, 1426, 1513)(1641, 1733, 1832, 1938) m

CC1 – 46 (50, 50, 58)(61, 66, 70, 74)(80, 85, 90, 95) g /
171 (185, 185, 214)(225, 245, 257, 273)(296, 312, 330, 349) yds / 156 (170, 170, 196)(206, 224, 235, 249)(270, 285, 302, 319) m

CC2 – 29 (31, 34, 36)(38, 41, 43, 46)(50, 50, 50, 58) g /
105 (115, 124, 132)(139, 151, 158, 168)(185, 185, 185, 215) yds /
96 (104, 114, 121)(127, 138, 145, 154)(170, 170, 170, 197) m

SUGGESTED YARN
For this sweater I chose a light worsted lambswool yarn that is lofty and woolly and perfect for sweaters. The heathered colors are beautiful knit up in colorwork!

Biches & Buches- Le Lambswool (50 g/185 yds/170 m)
MC – 6 (6, 7, 7)(8, 8, 9, 9)(10, 11, 11, 12) skeins Dark Grey Brown

CC1 – 1 (1, 1, 2)(2, 2, 2, 2)(2, 2, 2, 2) skeins Light Peach

CC2 – 1 (1, 1, 1)(1, 1, 1, 1)(1, 1, 1, 2) skeins Red Brown

SUGGESTED NEEDLES
Main Fabric: US 7/4.5 mm – 32-40”/80-100 cm circular (2 sets for 3 Needle BO) and preferred needles for small circumference knitting (such as Magic Loop or DPNs)

Ribbing: US 5/3.75 mm – 32-40”/80-100 cm circular and preferred needles for small circumference knitting for cuffs and collar.

(Use the needle size you need to achieve gauge, going down two US sizes for the ribbing.)

NOTIONS
Stitch markers (2), tapestry needle, spare needle, stitch holders or waste yarn to hold stitches

GAUGE
18.5 sts & 27 rnds = 4”/10 cm

TECHNIQUES TO INDULGE IN
2×2 Long Tail Tubular Cast On
Knitting
Purling
Ribbing
Stranded colorwork
Reading charts (the colorwork in this pattern is CHARTED ONLY)
Cable cast on
Backwards loop cast on
Short rows
Picking up stitches
Tiny bit of seaming at the underarms
3 Needle Bind Off
Decreasing

Additional information

Alpakka Ull

Weight 60.0 g
Alpaca Wool Colors

White 1002, Putty 1015, Gray Heather 1042, Dark Gray Heather 1053, Smoke 1088, Black 1099, Corn 2015, 2122 Moonstone, Chalk 2320, 2321 Marzipan, Mustard 2335, Ochre 2355, Almond 2511, Camel 2542, Golden Brown 2564, Beige Heather 2650, 3161 Acorn, 3355 Rust, Powder Pink 3511, 3521 Pearl pink, Dusty Plum Pink 3553, Brown 3571, Coffee 3581, 3819 Spicy orange, Dusty Old Pink 4023, Marsala 4034, Dk Terracotta 4035, Red 4219, 4236 Deep red, Lilac 5002, Purple 5043, 5224 Light Lilac, 5535 Blue Iris, Marine 5575, Sky Blue 6013, 6032 Hortensia, 6046 Jolly blue, Blue Jeans 6052, Midnight 6081, Dark Blue 6364, Ice Blue 6531, Petrol 6553, Petrol 6765, 7213 Blue turquoise, Deep Petrol 7272, Petroleum 7572, Emerald 7755, Eucalyptus 8051, 8062 Green Myrtle, Dark Green 8063, Forest Green 8082, 8236 Jelly bean green, Moss Green 9573, 9825 Sunny lime

Alpakka Ull on Sale

Weight 60.0 g
Variant

Golden Brown 2564, Powder Pink 3511, Marsala 4034, Dk Terracotta 4035, Red 4219, Petrol 6553

Alpakka Ull on Sale

Weight 60.0 g
Variant

Golden Brown 2564, Powder Pink 3511, Marsala 4034, Dk Terracotta 4035, Red 4219, Petrol 6553