Blue Sky Fibers

Belarus Sweater

The Classic Series

Design by Olga Buraya-Kefelian

$9.00

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Worked from the top down with a myriad of specialty details this sweater is both simple to knit and infinitely wearable. Special stitching on the collar with a button closure echos the pocket details complete with I-cord edging. Optional clear snaps allow this cardigan to be worn closed or open and swingy.

Pattern No. BS1

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YARN:

Techno by Blue Sky Fibers (68% Baby Alpaca/22% Silk/10% Extra Fine Merino; 50 grams/120yd): 5 (6, 7, 8, 9) hanks

 

NEEDLES:

Size 8 (5mm) 32″ circular needle, or size needed to obtain gauge

Size 8 (5mm) double pointed needles, or size needed to obtain gauge

 

OTHER TOOLS:

Stitch markers

Stitch holders or waste yarn

Cable needle

Three ½” buttons

Six ½” clear clothing snaps (optional)

One yd grosgrain or other matching ribbon for stabilizing

Sewing needle and matching thread (optional)

Tapestry needle

SKILL LEVEL:

Intermediate

 

GAUGE:

In St st, 16 sts and 25 rows = 4″

In Cable eyelet patt, 25 sts and 29 rows = 4″

 

SIZES:

S (M, L, XL, XXL)

 

FINISHED MEASUREMENTS:

Bust circumference: 33½ (38, 42½, 47, 51½)”, buttoned with 1″ front overlap

Length: 21¼ (22¾, 23½, 24¾, 26)”

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