Ikat stripe by Kaffe Fassett

Ikat stripe

April 1985
all 3 are used in this pattern
DK (11 wpi) ?
22 stitches and 28 rows = 4 inches
in Stockinette Stitch
US 3 - 3.25 mm
US 6 - 4.0 mm
2476 yards (2264 m)
36" bust
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The sweater is knitted all in one piece from cuff to cuff.
The black colourway uses black chenille and some lurex in deep
rich tones to go with lighter brightly coloured wools.
The dusky lacquer sweater (for which the colours are specified in the pattern) is almost all chenille, with wool in the hems and neck for elasticity.

To fit bust up to 91cm (36in)

• Rowan Yarns Fine Cotton Chenille
173yrds (158m) / 1.75oz (50gr):
200g (692yds) in lacquer 388 (C);

50g (173yrds) each in plum 386 (B), black 377 (D),
steel 382 (E), mole 380 (F), purple 384 (G) and
cyclamen 385 (L);

25g (87yrds) each inturquoise 383 (A), cardinal 379 (H),
shark 378 (J) and saville 387 (M)

• Rowan Yarns Double Knitting (DK) Wool
142yrds (130m) / 1.75oz (50gr)
25g (71yrds) in black 62 (N)

• Rowan Yarns Light Tweed
109yrds (100m) / 0.88oz (25gr)
75g (327yrds) in cherrymix 215 (Q)

1 pair each 3¼ 4mm (US 3) and 4mm (US 6) needles
1 set each four double-pointed 3¼ 4mm (US 3) and
4mm (US 6) needles (or circular needles)

Gauge: 22 sts and 28 rows to 10cm (4in) over patt on 4mm (US 6) needles.