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The Sanquhar

Scottish inspired sweater
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SKU# EP0794

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The tightly knit, richly patterned gloves from the Scottish border area of Sanquhar were the inspiration for this sweater. The patterns the designer used here go by the names of "rose" and "shepherd's plaid." Worsted weight yarn and casual styling give the patterns a new look.
Details
Finished Size: 37 (41 1/2, 46 1/4, 51)" (94 [105.5, 117.5, 129.5] cm) bust/chest circumference. Sweater shown measures 41 1/2" (105.5 cm).
Yarn: Reynolds Lite-Lopi (100% wool; 109 yd [100 m]/50g): #52 brown (MC), 7 (7, 8, 10) balls; #421 green (CC), 6 (6, 7, 9) balls.
Yarn weight: #4 - Medium
Gauge: 19 sts and 19 rows = 4" (10 cm) in color pattern on larger needles after blocking; 19 sts and 24 rows = 4" (10 cm) in St st.
Needles: Body and Sleeves—Size 8 (5 mm): 16" and 29" (40- and 80-cm) circular (cir). Ribbing—Size 6 (4 mm): 16" and 24" (40- and 60-cm) cir and double-pointed (dpn). Adjust needle sizes if necessary to obtain the correct gauge.
Notions: Markers (m); stitch holders; tapestry needle.
Originally Published: Interweave Knits, Fall 1999

SKU: EP0794

Author/Speaker/Editor: Donna Kay

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