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SPORTING EDGE SWEATER IN CASHMERE MERINO SILK DK

Sport Luxe Collection

This relaxed fit sweater pattern is the one for showcasing your knitting skills. It involves knitting a turned back collar, raglan sleeves with Swiss darning...

This relaxed fit sweater pattern is the one for showcasing your knitting skills. It involves knitting a turned back collar, raglan sleeves with Swiss darning and finally you’ll knit welt seams for the cuffs and hems. Perfect for knitters looking for a more challenging project.

Knitting Level: Advanced

You will also need: 1 4mm (UK8 - USA6) 100 -150cm Circular Needle, 1 3¼mm (UK10 - USA3) 100 -150cm Circular Needle, 1 Pair of 4mm (UK8 - USA6) Knitting Needles,1 Pair of 3¼mm (UK10 - USA3) Knitting Needles and Stitch Holders. NB Circular Needles specified are longer lengths for Magic Loop Method, when using needles for a smaller circumference shorter length Circulars or Double Pointed Needles are also an option.

Design no: 10554

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Yarn Facts

About This Yarn

Treat yourself or someone special to this luxurious blend of soft cashmere, smooth silk and extra fine merino wool. A dream to knit or crochet, the soft fibres feel as good as they look. A sumptuous palette of grown-up shades inspired by a grand old English estate is ideal for sophisticated womenswear..

What's it like to work with?

As rewarding to knit and crochet as it is to wear, the soft, plump stitches give crisp stitch definition to detailed colour-work and textured patterns.

What is it best for?

Makes up into a lightweight fabric with a beautiful drape, perfect for long-line cardigans, generous wraps and swinging ponchos as well as neat knits that add luxurious warmth without weight.

  • Composition

    75% Extra Fine Merino Wool, 20% Silk, 5% Cashmere

  • Tension

    28 rows, 22sts

  • Ball Weight

    50g

  • Yarn Weight

    Double Knitting

  • Yarn Length

    116 metres (127 yards)

  • Knitting Needle Size

    4mm (USA 6)

  • Crochet Hook Size

    4mm (USA F/5)

  • Washing Instructions

    MACHINE WASHABLE, WOOL CYCLE, Wash Dark Colours Separately, Do Not Tumble, Dry Flat, Reshape While Wet, Do Not Iron