Mohair Gallant Sweater Knitting Pattern
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The Gallant sweater mohair edition is a medium lace weight advanced beginner, top down, raglan sweater knitting pattern. It is simple and airy, classic cropped sweater, perfect to wear with high waisted jeans and over dresses. It features a mock neck and it is framed with an i-cord edge around the sleeve cuffs and bottom hem. Worked using two strands of silk mohair yarn held together in the round in stockinette stitch all the way through. Intended to be worn with at least 5 cm of positive ease. The pattern is written in American knitting terms.
Bust size of the finished sweater with 5 to 10 cm of positive ease built into the patternisXS331⁄2”,S351⁄2”,M391⁄2”,L43”, XL47”,2XL51”,3XL55”,4XL59“, 5XL 63” inches, (XS 85, S 90, M 100, L 110, XL 120, 2XL 130, 3XL 140, 4XL 150, 5XL 160 cm). Model is wearing size M on 93 cm bust.
20stitchesby28rows=4”x 4”(10x10cm)usingsizeUS7/4.50mmneedlesin stockinette stitch, in the round after washing and blocking.
150, (175), 185, (195), 225, (245), 265, (285), 300 grams of Drops Kid-Silk. 25 grams = 210 meters /230 yards. Featured in color 30 (curry). Please note that this estimate is for the cropped length, if you plan on making it longer you will need more yarn.
For the neck and first half of the yoke you will need double pointed needles or (short tip) 10”- 12” size US 7 / 4.50 mm + 16”, 32”or 40” US 7 / 4.50 mm 40 cm, 80 cm or 100 cm circular knitting needles or size to obtain gauge. Longer needles can be used for the neck and the sleeves if you use magic loop method.