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Pink FIzz Sweater by Andrea Mowry



Pink fizz combines a mohair halo with beautiful lace and a relaxed fit that leaves you feeling a little bit glamorous and totally cozy! Knit from the bottom up and seamlessly except for the underarms, this sweater showcases a drop shoulder style with positive ease in the body and slim-fit sleeves. The lace pattern makes this sweater more advanced, please see below for a list of techniques used in this pattern.

Pattern Available on Ravelry HERE:   

SIZES
1 (2, 3, 4, 5)(6, 7, 8, 9)
#sizeinclusive

FINISHED BUST CIRCUMFERENCE
40 (44, 48, 52, 56)(60, 64, 68, 72)”
101.5 (112, 122, 132, 142)(152.5, 162.5, 173, 183) cm
Intended to be worn with approx. 10”/25.5 cm positive ease. To pick your best size, measure your full bust and add your desired ease, then pick the finished bust circumference closest to that number.
Sample shown in size 2 with approx. 10”/25.5 cm positive ease.

YARN REQUIREMENTS
These are just approximations. Total yarn usage will depend on the yarn you use (fiber content, ply, etc.), your personal gauge, and any modifications you may make.
Fingering + Lace Weight (both yarns held together)
FINGERING WEIGHT: 226 (255, 285, 312, 353)(376, 400, 429, 461) g
1067 (1205, 1345, 1475, 1668)(1775, 1892, 2028, 2176) yds
975 (1102, 1230, 1349, 1525)(1623, 1731, 1855, 1990) m
LACE WEIGHT: 92 (100, 117, 128, 144)(150, 165, 176, 188) g
1008 (1094, 1270, 1394, 1575)(1641, 1800, 1916, 2056) yds
921 (1000, 1162, 1274, 1440)(1500, 1647, 1752, 1880) m

This sweater is knit holding a strand of each yarn together. The combination of the fingering weight yarn and lace weight yarn is approx. equivalent to one strand of sport weight yarn. If substituting one strand of sport weight yarn, yardages will vary. You will need approx. 310 (350, 390, 430, 485)(515, 555, 590, 635) g/1155 (1305, 1460, 1600, 1810)(1925, 2070, 2200, 2360) yds/1057 (1195, 1333, 1462, 1653)(1760, 1890, 2011, 2158) m

SUGGESTED YARN
For this sweater I chose a merino yarn blended with cashmere for the warmth, softness and drape and held it together with a strand of mohair silk to add strength and a gorgeous halo. Knitters can choose to strand yarns or use sport weight yarn alone. 

SUGGESTED NEEDLES

Main Fabric: US 6/4 mm - 32-40”/80-100 cm circular and preferred needles for small circumference knitting (Magic Loop or DPNs). A 3rd needle will be required for the 3-needle bind off.
Sleeve Fabric: US 7/4.5 mm - Preferred needles for small circumference knitting (Magic Loop or DPNs)
Ribbing: US 4/3.5 mm - 40”/100 cm circular and preferred needles for small circumference knitting for cuffs and collar.
(Use the needle size you need to achieve gauge.)

NOTIONS
Stitch markers (2 for side seams, 8 for lace panels), tapestry needle, stitch holders or waste yarn

GAUGE
Stockinette Stitch: 21 sts & 34 rows = 4”/10 cm
Lace: 25 sts & 34 rows = 4”/10 cm
Measured over fabric knit in the round using the Main Fabric needle, after blocking.

TECHNIQUES TO INDULGE IN
Twisted German cast on
Knitting
Purling
Holding 2 strands of yarn together as one (unless subbing sport weight yarn)
Knitting flat
Knitting in the round
Reading charts (all lace portions of this pattern are charted only)
Lace
Yarnovers
Twisted stitches
Knot stitches
3 needle bind off
Cable cast on
Yarnover short rows
Picking up stitches
Increasing
Decreasing
Binding off
Mattress stitch

Skill Level:
intermediate
Instructor Name:
Maxine

Pink FIzz Sweater by Andrea Mowry

Cost:
$ 62.00
Price includes instruction only