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Lamina - Sweater


About Lamina

Lamina is a top-down sweater with a stunning colorwork yoke that evokes the complex system of veins found in leaves. Layers and layers of leaf blades give this extraordinary design so much depth while the slightly oversized fit makes Lamina extra comfy.

Lamina is knit seamlessly from the top down. A broken rib is used for the ribbing at neckline, hem, and sleeve cuffs. Short rows are worked to slightly raise the back of the neckline. The stranded colourwork yoke is worked in the round with increases incorporated into the colourwork chart. The sleeve stitches are placed on holders, then the body is worked in stockinette, in the round, straight to the hem. Once the body is complete, the sleeve stitches are worked in stockinette to the cuff.


Jennifer Brou


This listing is for the single PDF pattern. You'll get an email with a download link immediately after purchase.

If you're interested in the pattern in print form, check out Issue 5 - that's where it first got published!

  • Sizes

    1 (2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8)

    Finished bust circumference: 88.5 (97.25, 104.25, 112.75, 121.5, 130, 138.5, 147.25) cm / 35.5 (38.75, 41.75, 45.25, 48.5, 52, 55.5, 58.75)“ - recommended to be worn with 5-10 cm / 2-4” of positive ease at the bust.


    Whistlebare Cheviot Marsh 4 Ply (100% lambs’ wool blend of Romney Marsh and Romney X Cheviot; 350 metres / 380 yards per 100 g)

    MC: 1025 (1100, 1180, 1305, 1405, 1470, 1620, 1700) metres / 1121 (1203, 1290, 1427, 1537, 1608, 1772, 1859) yards

    CC: 185 (200, 210, 225, 250, 260, 285, 295) metres / 202 (219, 230, 246, 273, 284, 312, 323) yards

    Sample shown is knit in colourway Woodland Wander (MC) and Mossy Sprite (CC). Charifa wears a size 4 with 17.75 cm / 7” of positive ease.


    2.5 mm / US 1 circular needle with a cable length of at least 80 cm / 32” for ribbing (or needle 1-2 sizes smaller than midsized needle)

    3 mm / US 2 circular needle with a cable length of at least 80 cm / 32” for single colour stockinette (or needle size to obtain gauge)

    3.25 mm / US 3 circular needle with a cable length of at least 80 cm / 32” for colourwork (or needle size to obtain gauge)

    This pattern uses the magic loop technique. Double-pointed needles or smaller circumference cable lengths can be substituted.

    Indicates US size approximation.


    30 sts x 32 rows = 10 x 10 cm / 4 x 4” (in the round, in colourwork pattern, on larger needle, after blocking)

    28 sts x 36 rows = 10 x 10 cm / 4 x 4” (in the round, in stockinette stitch, on mid-sized needle, after blocking)


    • Blocking tools (blocking mats, t-pins, blocking wires)
    • Darning needle
    • Scrap yarn
    • Stitch markers
    • Tape measure

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