#11 Diamond Snowflake Pullover by Stephane Carn

#11 Diamond Snowflake Pullover

Knitting
August 1985
Aran (8 wpi) ?
19 stitches and 26 rows = 4 inches
in stockinette stitch with larger needles
US 7 - 4.5 mm
US 5 - 3.75 mm
1320 - 1430 yards (1207 - 1308 m)
to fit 32-34 (36, 38-40)"/81-86 (91, 96-101)cm bust
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Oversized pullover with diamond snowflake motif, raglan sleeves, and small shawl collar.

From Vogue Knitting, Fall/Winter 1985:
“More welcome snow for the slope … our diamond snowflake patterned pull with small shawl collar.”

Finished knitted measurements
Bust at underarm: 42 (44, 46)“/105 (109, 115)cm
Length: 26 (26.5, 27)”/66.5 (67.5, 68.5)cm
Sleeve width at upper arm: 20.5”/51.5cm

Additional gauge
20 sts and 22 rows to 4”/10cm over colorwork pattern using size 7 (4.5mm) needles

Materials
Please note that this version of Shetland was a heavy worsted weight, unlike later, fingering weight versions from Berger du Nord. Fingering weight yarns will not achieve the desired gauge.

12 (12, 13) 1.75oz/50g balls (each approx 110yds/100m) of Berger du Nord Shetland (wool) in color #8752 green (MC)
4 balls of color #8766 gold (CC)
One pair each of size 5 and 7 (3.75 and 4.5mm) needles OR SIZE TO OBTAIN GIVEN GAUGE
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