Limerick by Louisa Harding

Limerick

Knitting
August 2000
DK (11 wpi) ?
26 stitches and 30 rows = 4 inches
in stocking stitch using US6 (4.0mm) needles.
US 3 - 3.25 mm
US 5 - 3.75 mm
US 6 - 4.0 mm
2090 - 2660 yards (1911 - 2432 m)
Ladies S, M, L to fit bust 34, 36, 38 in. (83, 91, 97 cm) and mens M, L, XL to fit chest 40, 42, 44 in. (102, 107, 112 cm.)
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Summary: Long-sleeve raglan all-over fair isle patterned pullover in ladies and mens versions. Ladies versions sports beads and is knit in DK Soft; mens version has tube neck and is knit in Felted Tweed. Knit flat.

Notes:

  • Rowan DK Soft is discontinued; Rowan suggests substituting Cotton Glace, Wool Cotton, or Felted Tweed.
  • Ladies S (M,L) colorway calls for 2 (2,2) skeins of Coal, 3 (3,4) skeins of Thunder, 3 (3,4) skeins of Luna and 3 (4,4) skeins of Tawny DK Soft.
  • Mens M (L,XL) colorway calls for 3 (3,3) skeins Fir, 4 (4,4) skeins of Whisper, 4 (5,6) skeins Willow and 4 (4,5) skeins Chalk Felted Tweed. Mens overall yardage 3040 - 3420.

Extras: 2500 (2600, 2800) small glass beads for ladies sizes only.