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Cirro - Sweater

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About Cirro

Cirro (‘cirrus’, a kind of cloud) is a romantic sweater knit top-down in the round, in one piece and with no seaming.

Just after the rib neckline there is a section with short rows to rise the back. The yoke is very full and is knit in lace stitch. It is shaped by a series of increases hidden in the stitch pattern. Once the lace pattern is knitted there is another show row section to rise the back. The body and the sleeves are very simple, knitted in stockinette stitch.

Designer

Valentina Cosciani

Format

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 6 - that's where it first got published!

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Cirro - Sweater

  • Sizes

    1 (2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10)

    Finished bust circumference: 98 (106, 114, 122, 130, 138, 146, 154, 162, 170) cm / 38.5 (41.75, 45, 48, 51.25, 54.25, 57.5, 60.75, 63.75, 67)” - recommended to be worn with 20 cm / 8” of positive ease at the bust.

    Yarn

    What you could knit it with from our selection: Biches & Bûches Le Petit Lambswool & Le Petit Silk & Mohair! We also offer Cirro Kits!

    Biches & Bûches Le Petit Lambswool (100% Wool; 248 metres / 270 yards per 50 g)

    held together with

    Biches & Bûches Le Petit Silk & Mohair (30% Silk and 70% Mohair; 210 metres / 230 yards per 25 g)

    940 (1045, 1150, 1280, 1385, 1515, 1620, 1750, 1855, 1960) metres / 1030 (1145, 1260, 1400, 1515, 1660, 1775, 1915, 2030, 2145) yards of each yarn

    Sample shown is knit in colourways Blue Grey (Le Petit Lambswool) and Light Grey (Le Petit Silk & Mohair). Susi wears a size 3 with 23 cm / 9” of positive ease.

    Needles

    3.5 mm / US 4 circular needle with a cable length of at least 80 cm / 32” (or needle size to obtain gauge)

    3.5 mm / US 4 double-pointed needles (or needle size to obtain gauge)

    3 mm / US 2.5 double-pointed needles (or needle two sizes smaller than main needle)

    This pattern uses double-pointed needles for the neck, sleeves and cuff. To work this pattern using the magic loop technique, use a circular needle with a cable length of at least 80 cm / 32” instead of double-pointed needles.

    Gauge

    21 sts x 30 rows = 10 x 10 cm / 4 x 4” (worked flat and in the round, in stockinette and charted lace stitch, on larger needle, after blocking)

    1 repeat of charted pattern measures 15 cm / 6” at widest point x 22.5 cm / 9” over 68 rounds, after blocking

    Notions

    • Darning needle
    • Scrap yarn
    • Stitch markers
    • Tape measure

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