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Melange Turtleneck

Indulge yourself in alpaca lace and stockinette stitch.

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Baby alpaca yarn lends its comfortingly soft halo to this knit and crocheted sweater. Tailored for a full-fashioned fit, you can wear it on its own or layered over a long-sleeve top for added warmth from the lace sleeves.
Finished Size: 34 (38, 42, 46, 50)" bust circumference. Garment shown measures 34". Fit is snug; allow 0-2" of negative ease.
Yarn: Blue Sky Alpacas Melange (100% baby alpaca; 110 yd [100 m]/1 3/4 oz [50 g]; CYCA-standard yarn weight system-2): #807 Dijon (A), 6 (7, 8, 10, 11) skeins and #802 pesto (B), 5 (7, 7, 8, 9) skeins.
Yarn weight: Light
Gauge: 24 sts and 32 rnds = 4" in St st in the rnd on larger needle. One perky sh patt rep = 2"; 4 rows = 1 1/2".
Needles: Hooks: Size G/7 (4 mm). Adjust hook size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge. Needles: Sizes 2 (2.75 mm) and 3 (3.25 mm): 22" circular (cir). Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge.
Notions: Stitch markers (m); yarn needle; waste yarn.
Originally Published: Interweave Crochet, Winter 2007

SKU: EP0829

Author/Speaker/Editor: Katie Himmelberg

Format: eProject